Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • The Role and Influence of Prison Education: An ethnographical examination of provision in England book cover

    The Role and Influence of Prison Education

    An ethnographical examination of provision in England

    By Anne O'Grady

    Prison education has been a long-established activity within the prison estate in England, yet there is a dearth of research literature on the nature, role, purpose and focus of education in prisons. An Exploration of Prison Education in England addresses this lacuna by providing a unique insight…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Studentification in Cities book cover

    Studentification in Cities

    By Darren Smith

    Studentification is a global concept. The term now widely used to describe urban changes tied to the expansion of higher education and increasing populations of students. It represents one of the most prominent ‘spaces of youth’, and one that is highly influential in shaping subsequent phases of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Instructional Design: Merging Theories, Strategies, and Systems Development book cover

    Instructional Design

    Merging Theories, Strategies, and Systems Development

    By Charles M. Reigeluth, Yun-Jo An

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Classroom Observation: A guide to the effective observation of teaching and learning book cover

    Classroom Observation

    A guide to the effective observation of teaching and learning, 2nd Edition

    By Matt O'Leary

    Classroom Observation explores the pivotal role of lesson observation in the training, assessment and development of new and experienced teachers. Building on recent changes and debates surrounding the use of observation, the book offers practical guidance on an aspect of training that is often a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Education and other modes of thinking in Latin America book cover

    Education and other modes of thinking in Latin America

    Edited by Robert Aman, Timothy Ireland

    After long periods of military dictatorships, civil wars, and economic instability, Latin America has changed face, and become the foremost region for counter-hegemonic processes. This book seeks to address contemporary paradigms of education and learning in Latin America. Although the production…

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Learning Liberation: Women's Response to Men's Education book cover

    Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education

    By Jane Thompson

    Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education: International Perspectives book cover

    Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karlene Faith

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides an overview of women’s experience, access and needs in distance education. It includes contributions on distance learning programmes in Holland, Canada, the South Pacific, West Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Kenta, Great Britain, India,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • New Futures: Changing Women's Education book cover

    New Futures

    Changing Women's Education

    By Mary Hughes, Mary Kennedy

    Originally published in 1985. This book explores issues around education for women and uses the British experience as an example of what adult education in its variety can offer to women in breaking traditional moulds. The text raises questions about where women are, where they might be, and how…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Development of Adult Thinking: Perspectives from Psychology, Education and Human Resources book cover

    Development of Adult Thinking

    Perspectives from Psychology, Education and Human Resources

    Edited by Eeva K. Kallio

    Development of Thinking in Adulthood is a timely synthesis and evaluation of the current knowledge and emerging issues relating to adult cognitive development and learning. Focusing on psychological and educational cutting-edge research as well as giving an overview of the key theorists such as…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Educational Gerontology: International Perspectives book cover

    Educational Gerontology

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Frank Glendenning

    Originally published in 1985, this book was the first book in the UK to provide an overview of educational gerontology and examine the needs for educational opportunities for older adults. The book draws on developments and experience from the UK, Denmark and the USA and should be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Working and Educating for Life: Feminist and International Perspectives on Adult Education book cover

    Working and Educating for Life

    Feminist and International Perspectives on Adult Education

    By Mechthild Hart

    Originally published in 1992, this book presents an alternative view of adult education. The author moves the analysis from the usual focus in adult education literature on skills and skill deficits, and concentrates instead on the educational potential of work itself. By linking issues of gender…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Self-direction in Adult Learning: Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practice book cover

    Self-direction in Adult Learning

    Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practice

    By Ralph G. Brockett, Roger Hiemstra

    Originally published in 1991, this book provides the reader with a comprehensive synthesis of developments, issues and practices related to a self-direction in learning. it presents strategies for facilitating self-directed learning as an instructional method and for enhancing learner…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

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