« Vingt mille lieues sous les mers »: Les quatre défis de l'apprentissage informel

Translated title of the contribution: « Vingt mille lieues sous les mers »: Addressing four challenges of informal learning

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Abstract

This paper examines four challenges (conceptual, methodological, recognition and pedagogical) that arose from undertaking research on informal citizenship learning in different contexts. The first challenge is to better understand the different expressions and internal features of informal learning. The second challenge relates to the need to develop creative research strategies to overcome the difficulties in eliciting informal learning. The third challenge concerns the need to improve institutional mechanisms to assess and recognize informal learning. The fourth challenge refers to the need to purposefully design meaningful opportunities for relevant informal learning. The author suggests some possible ways to overcome these challenges.

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)13-27
Number of pages15
JournalRevue Francaise de Pedagogie
Volume160
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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