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This study reports on a qualitative, case study of a learning community approach to developmental education for dislocated workers. The findings suggest that participants rework a sense of themselves as learners, mediated by their experience of liminality and the emergence of communitas within the group.

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From Laborer to Learner: The Experiences of Former Factory Workers in a Developmental Education Program

This study reports on a qualitative, case study of a learning community approach to developmental education for dislocated workers. The findings suggest that participants rework a sense of themselves as learners, mediated by their experience of liminality and the emergence of communitas within the group.