Adult higher education in a Portuguese prison

Over the years, the European Union has strengthened measures that address the need to find answers to the challenges posed by the information society, which in turn underscores the importance of a focus on innovation of adult education, especially for those in conditions of social exclusion. The aim of this paper is to analyse the reality of higher education in distance learning and e-learning in a prison context. The results from interviews, interpreted in a context of a non-positivist paradigm, show that students are rather motivated because they foresee a more attractive future if they have ... Show more

Authors: Moreira, Jose Antonio; Monteiro, Angelica; Machado, Ana

Published: Linkoping, Sweden, European Society for Research on the Education of Adults, 2017

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