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The Age of Learning: Education and the Knowledge Society

The Age of Learning: Education and the Knowledge Society This 230 page edited book attempts to capture the ethos of the age of learning and analyze its features. It questions its ethics from a variety of academic perspectives and discusses how the learning society actually functions. Traditional views are seen threatened, as education becomes a commodity. Education and learning are seen intertwined with global capitalism, and government policies and practices are increasingly viewed as treating learning as an investment, resulting in employability and work. A learning society emerges as one of the products. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png On the Horizon Emerald Publishing

The Age of Learning: Education and the Knowledge Society

On the Horizon , Volume 12 (2): 4 – Jun 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1074-8121
DOI
10.1108/10748120410544162
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Abstract

This 230 page edited book attempts to capture the ethos of the age of learning and analyze its features. It questions its ethics from a variety of academic perspectives and discusses how the learning society actually functions. Traditional views are seen threatened, as education becomes a commodity. Education and learning are seen intertwined with global capitalism, and government policies and practices are increasingly viewed as treating learning as an investment, resulting in employability and work. A learning society emerges as one of the products.

Journal

On the HorizonEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2004

Keywords: Higher education; Lifelong learning; Knowledge management; Citizenship; Education; Learning organizations

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