The stretched academy: the learning experience of mature students from under-represented groups

Morris, Aileen (2009) The stretched academy: the learning experience of mature students from under-represented groups. In: The future of higher education: policy, pedagogy and the student experience. Continuum, pp. 99-111. ISBN 9781847064721, 9781847064738

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This chapter considers the learning experience of mature students from under-represented socio-economic groups and argues that - despite the emphasis on widening participation - within a mass higher education system, the changes that can result can diminish and reduce the opportunities for such students' learning.

Keywords:mature students, learning, learning experience
Subjects:X Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
Divisions:Professional services > Lincoln Higher Education Research Institute
ID Code:7955
Deposited On:09 Mar 2013 15:02

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