Education: Adult Education

  • Psychology and Adult Learning: The Role of Theory in Informing Practice book cover

    Psychology and Adult Learning

    The Role of Theory in Informing Practice, 4th Edition

    By Mark Tennant, Mark Tennant

    The fourth edition of Psychology and Adult Education has been thoroughly updated to encompass shifts in the concerns of adult educators as they respond to changing global social and economic concerns. It examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and explores the seminal…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • How We Learn: Learning and non-learning in school and beyond book cover

    How We Learn

    Learning and non-learning in school and beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Having published in 11 languages and sold in more than 100,000 copies, this fully revised edition of How We Learn examines what learning actually is and why and how learning and non-learning takes place. Focusing exclusively on learning itself, it provides a comprehensive yet accessible…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Adult Learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development book cover

    The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge

  • Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs book cover

    Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs

    1st Edition

    By Victor M. Hernández-Gantes, William Blank

    Exploring the unique challenges of vocational education, this book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in today's Career and Technical Education programs. The authors' teaching framework and case studies draw from common settings in which career and…

    Paperback – 2008-08-12
    Routledge
    Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

  • Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction book cover

    Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    Learning to Teach Adults is an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08
    Routledge

  • Psychology and Adult Learning book cover

    Psychology and Adult Learning

    3rd Edition

    By Mark Tennant, Mark Tennant

    The third edition of this popular book examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and has been fully updated to reflect the effect of changes in the structure of society, globalisation, technology and the impact of postmodernism. It explores the traditions of…

    Paperback – 2005-09-29
    Routledge

  • Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training book cover

    Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training

    2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Tight

    As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts.…

    Paperback – 2002-10-24
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction book cover

    Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2002-06-20
    Routledge

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education book cover

    An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults.…

    Paperback – 2002-01-01
    Routledge

  • Separate But Equal?: Academic and Vocational Education Post-16 book cover

    Separate But Equal?

    Academic and Vocational Education Post-16, 1st Edition

    By Tony Edwards, Carol Fitz-Gibbon, Frank Hardman, Roy Haywood, Nick Meagher

    This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also…

    Paperback – 1997-11-13
    Routledge

  • Psychology and Adult Learning book cover

    Psychology and Adult Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Tennant

    This book examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice. It acknowledges the psychological dimension of adult education work, and explores this dimension in the context of the concerns of adult educators. The approach is to examine the most important traditions of some key…

    Paperback – 1997-02-13
    Routledge

  • Adult Education and the Postmodern Challenge: Learning Beyond the Limits book cover

    Adult Education and the Postmodern Challenge

    Learning Beyond the Limits, 1st Edition

    By Ian Bryant, Rennie Johnston, Robin Usher

    This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By…

    Paperback – 1996-12-12
    Routledge

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