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Jane Elliott

Specialist Subjects: Jane Elliott has been a lecturer in the Department since 1992 and Deputy Head of Department since 1999. She teaches Women's Studies and Sociology. Jane has taught on DACE's pathways and accredited programmes and is currently teaching on the part-time degree scheme, the MA in Lifelong Learning and she supervises post-graduate research students. She also co-co-ordinates the postgraduate research programme. Her research interests include Women's Studies and Continuing Education; social exclusion; women's citizenship and gender and lifelong learning.

Jane Elliott has been a lecturer in the Department since 1992 and Deputy Head of Department since 1999. She teaches Women's Studies and Sociology. Jane has taught   on DACE's open and accredited programmes and is currently teaching on the part-time degree scheme, the MA in Lifelong Learning and she supervises post-graduate research students. She also co-co-ordinates the postgraduate research programme. Her research interests include Women's Studies and Continuing Education; social exclusion; women's citizenship and gender and lifelong learning.

Research:
Research into aspects of continuing education including women's citizenship, the teaching of women's studies, social exclusion and gender and lifelong learning. In conjunction with colleagues from the School of Health Sciences, I am involved in the organisation of a support and research methods programme for postgraduate research students in the Faculty.

Administration:
Deputy Head of Department; responsibility for DACE Personnel issues; co-co-ordination of DACE postgraduate research students;  sub-dean of the Graduate School (1998-2002); Chair of the University's Equal Opportunities Committee. She is a member of several DACE committees including the Senior Management Team, the Quality Committee and the Curriculum Review Group.

Teaching:
Teaching of introductory Women's Studies and Sociology courses in the community. Teaching of undergraduate Women's Studies and Sociology course on campus and in community education centres. Co-supervision of PhD students. Have also offered Equal Opportunities training to organisations external to the University.

Education:
MPhil in Education (CNAA) 'A Study of the Impact of Gender on the Experiences and Aspirations of Students in Further Education' (1992)
BA (Hons) (Open) Educational Studies and Social Sciences (1982)
University of London Certificate in Education (1974)

Publications
’Reaching the Non-Participant. Why do Many Adults not Participate in Formal Learning Opportunities?’, in  Antikainen. A, Harinen, P & Torres, C (eds) In from the Margins: Adult Education, Work and Civil Society, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam [2006]
City and County of Swansea Residencies in Action, Final Evaluation Report, The late Anna-Marie Taylor,  D’Lima K, Elliott J, Gruffudd, H, Humphreys R, Pudner H, Trotman, C [2005]
'The Challenge of Lifelong Learning as a Means of Extending Citizenship for Women', Studies in the Education of Adults, 32 (1) 6-21. (2000) (Originally presented as a conference paper to Conference on 'Citizenship' at Leeds University [1999])
The Relationship Between Adult Education as a Social Movement and the Women's Movement with Particular Reference to South Wales', in Cooke, A & MacSween, A (eds) The Rise and Fall of Adult Education Institutions and Social Movements: The Proceedings of the VII International Conference on the History of Adult Education, Frankfurt, Peter Lang (2000).    
Whither Vocationalism?', Adults Learning, 11, 1, 17-19 (1999).
'Teaching Women's Studies: Whose Experience?' in Aldred, N & Ryle, M (eds) Teaching Culture and the Culture of Teaching, Leicester, NIACE (1999). (Originally presented as a conference paper at a conference on 'Teaching Cultures and the Cultures of Teaching' at Sussex University [1996] ).
Review of Rowbotham, S (1997) A Century of Women: the History of Women in Britain and the United States, in Feminist Review, 63, 123-5 (1999).
'Locating women: theorising the curriculum' in Benn, R, Elliott, J and Whaley, P (1998) (eds) Educating Rita and Her Sisters: Women and Continuing Education, Leicester, NIACE (1998).
Benn, R, Elliott, J and Whaley, P (1998) (eds) Educating Rita and Her Sisters: Women and Continuing Education, Leicester, NIACE. 'Locating Project Work in Women's Studies in an Interdisciplinary Framework', Proceedings of An International Conference on Project Work in University Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark, (September 1997).
'Mam' in Taylor, A.M. & Humphreys, R (eds) Opening Up the Keep, Cardiff, BBC (1996)    
Elliott, J; Francis, H; Humphreys, R & Instance, D (eds) (1996) Communities and Their Universities: the Challenge for Lifelong Learning, Lawrence & Wishart, London
'Teaching Women's Studies in Adult Education', Adults Learning, June 1995, 295-297 (1995).
'Women's Studies and Adult Education: a Shared Agenda?', Bryant, I (ed) Proceedings of the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults: Vision, Invention, Intervention - Celebrating Adult Education, Department of Continuing Education, University of Southampton 57-62 (1995).
Elliott, J & Inglis, S (1994) 'Women and Continuing Education: Access and Postgraduate Work: Are the Issues the Same?' paper presented to Universities Association for Continuing Education Annual Conference, (March 1994).
Elliott, J & Ramsay, H 'European Integration - What's in it For Women? A Brief Look at the Current Education and Training Provision for Women in South Wales', Friese, M ; Savioli, R & Dreyer, B (eds) Proceedings of the Women's Europe Congress, Bremen, Germany (1993)
Elliott, J & Powell, C 'Young Women and Science: do we need more science?' British Journal of the Sociology of Education, 8 (3) p277-286 (1987)
'Women's Learning' Two day conference organised with Anna-Marie Taylor of DACE on women's learning in Higher Education at Gregynog (July 1997)
General Information


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TEL: +44 (0) 01792 295931
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E-MAIL: J.Elliott@Swansea.ac.uk

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