Conference Proceedings

Capturing ‘free-range’ learning outside the academy: Researching women’s informal networked learning in community contexts


British Education Index | Published : 2008


Using data from my doctoral study of women's informal learning in community networks I discuss the use of actor-network theory (ANT) as an alternative methodological approach to access informal learning. ANT combined with a practice-based approach focuses on socio-material practices in everyday life to 'capture' instances of embodied learning