Updated March 2018
Topics covered in the literature search include:
- Theories and research on personal and professional fulfilment
- Lifelong learning in higher education and training
- Lifelong learning and technology
- Cultural differences in enabling lifelong learning and career success
- Barriers to lifelong learning for excluded groups
- Preparing youth for lifelong learning and principles for adult learners
- Work-integrated lifelong learning models
- Employer role in lifelong learning and workforce development
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Armitage, A. (2012). Teaching and training in lifelong learning. 4th ed. Maidenhead, Open University Press, 337 p.
Aspin, D. (2012). Second international handbook of lifelong learning. Dordrecht, Springer, 2 v.
Aspin, D., Chapman, J. (2001). Lifelong learning: concepts, theories, and values. Paper presented at SCUTREA, 31st Annual Conference, 3-5 July 2001, University of East London.
Avis, J. (Ed.), Fisher, R. (Ed.) ; Thompson, R. (Ed.) Teaching in lifelong learning: a guide to theory and practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 303 p.
Axford, B., Moyes, T. (2003). Lifelong learning: an annotated bibliography. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Education, Science and Training.
Balsley, J. (2018). What it means to be a Lifelong Learner. The Art of Education.
Bandows Koster, J. (2010). Investing in Career Development and Lifelong Learning. Association for Women in Science.
Belanger, P. (2016). Self-construction and Social Transformation: Lifelong, Lifewide and Life-deep Learning. UIL, PUM.
Bertoldi, M. (2010). Lifelong Learning and Career: Research Proposal in the Human Resources Management. Italian Journal of Sociology of Education, 3.
Bezanson, L. (2003). Connecting Career Development and Lifelong Learning. CCDF.
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Burleson, S.E., & Thoron, A.C. (2013). Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Its Relation to Learning and Achievement. University of Florida.
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Coleman, J. (2017). Lifelong Learning is Good for Your Health, Your Wallet, and Your Social Life. Harvard Business Review.
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Field, J. (2011). Is lifelong learning making a difference? Research-based evidence on the impact of adult learning. Springer.
Field, J; Gallacher, J; Ingram, R. Researching transitions in lifelong learning. Abingdon, 230 p.
Fischer, G. (2000). Lifelong Learning: More than Training. Interactive Learning Research.
Fosnot, C.T. (2005). Constructivism: A Psychological Theory of Learning. In Constructivism: Theory, Perspectives, and Practice (pp. 8-38). New York and London: Teachers College, Columbia University.
Fryer, R.H. (2010). Promises of freedom: citizenship, belonging and lifelong learning. Leicester: NIACE, 271 p.
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GTC, (2012). The Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning: supporting the development of teacher professional learning. The General Teaching Council for Scotland.
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Head, A.J., Van Hoeck, M., and Garson, D.S. (2015). Lifelong learning in the digital age: A content analysis of recent research on participation. First Mind.
Hope, L. (2018). Creative Ways to Tell Your Life Story. Meetup.
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Horrigan, J.B. (2016). Almost two-thirds of employed adults pursue job-related learning. Pew Research Center.
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Huang, H-M. (2002). Toward constructivism for adult learners in online learning environments. British Journal of Educational Technology, 27-37.
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Ingram, R., Field, J., and Gallacher, J. (2009). Learning transitions: research, policy and practice. In: John Field, Jim Gallacher, and Robert Ingram (editors). Researching transitions in lifelong learning. London: Routledge, pp. 1-6.
Jackson, S. (2010). Learning through social spaces: Migrant women and lifelong learning in post-colonial London. International Journal of Lifelong Education. Volume 29, number 2, pp. 237-253.
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Kwon, D-B, Daeyeon, C.H.O. (2010). Overview of Lifelong Learning Policies and Systems. International Encyclopedia of Education. Pages 156-161.
Laal, M. (2013). Key necessities for lifelong learning. Procedia, Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1.
Laal, M. (2013). Lifelong learning and technology. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 980-984.
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Lang, J. (2012). The aims of lifelong learning: Age-related effects of training on wages and job security. SOEP Papers.
Leong, R. (2015). Incorporating career development learning in a business work integrated learning framework. University of Southern Queensland.
Lungu, O.M., and Ali, S. (2012). Career Effectiveness and Lifelong Learning in a Knowledge-Based Economy. International Conference on Economics, Business Innovation.
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Martinez-Mediano, C., Lord, S.M. (2012). Lifelong Learning Competencies Program for Engineers. International Journal of Engineering Education 28(1): 130-143.
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Ndahafa Kagola, L. (2017). Enhancement of seafarers career development through lifelong learning: a case study of Nambia. World Maritime University Dissertations. 567.
Obasare, E. (2017). Career Development: Three Keys to Life-long Learning. American College of Cardiology.
Palmer, A. (2017). Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative. The Economist.
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Patton, W., McMahon, M. (2014). Lifelong Career Development. A Foundation for Career Practice. Sense Publishing.
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Perrett, R., and Martinez Lucio, M. (2008). The challenge of connecting and co-ordinating the learning agenda. Employee Relations, volume 30, number 6, pp. 623-639.
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Pstross, M., Peterson, C.B., Knopf, R.C. (2017). In search of transformative moments: Blending community building pursuits into lifelong learning experiences. Journal of Education, Culture and Society, (1), 62-78.
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