Rich Diversity of Research Issues

The limited number of presentations dealing with immigration, internationalization, and globalization reflect a rich diversity of topics, including literacy, informal learning, citizenship education, health and nutrition education, transformative learning, community development, non-governmental organizations, social movements and adult learning, popular education, literacy in international contexts, migration and identity development, learning and development among immigrant students, globalization and its impact, and challenging Western views of learning, among others. They addressed many important questions, such as what is globalization? What is the driving force of globalization? What is the impact of economic globalization on university adult education? How should adult education respond to the globalization agenda? Does global consciousness lead to social action and a more tolerant society? Does labour education accommodate the corporate structuring caus