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Learning Her Way In: The Life History Of A Latina Adult Educator

By Denise L. Hatcher

Abstract

This paper explores the various learning experiences of a bilingual and bicultural woman of Mexican heritage. The data collection and data analysis were performed with the intent of creating a life history and allowing recurrent themes to emerge. These three recurrent themes were identified as interplay among learning, survival, and spirituality; health, health care, and parish nursing; and multiple and competing contexts. The essential structure that connected all of the recurrent themes was the participant’s learning and the impacts that it had on her lived experiences. In this way, Monica and her life history are the story of a Latina who has learned her own way into a second culture

Topics: Adult Education, Minority Groups, Nursing Education, Adult Learning, Self Directed Learning, Adult Educators
Publisher: Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education
Year: 2003
OAI identifier: oai:scholarworks.iupui.edu:1805/329
Provided by: IUPUIScholarWorks

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