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

  • Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment book cover

    Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women

    Education, Emancipation and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Taeko Takayanagi

    Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy: Extending the Discourse on Empowerment book cover

    Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading to Learn book cover

    Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English book cover

    Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Teaching STEM Education through Dialogue and Transformative Learning: Global Significance and Local Interactions in Mexico and the UK book cover

    Teaching STEM Education through Dialogue and Transformative Learning

    Global Significance and Local Interactions in Mexico and the UK, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Montgomery, Juan Manuel Fernández-Cárdenas

    This book focuses on reconceptualising the teaching of STEM education through dialogue and transformative learning, presenting examples of research from Mexico and the UK. It centres on research which introduces critical pedagogies in the teaching of STEM, where in the past there has been an…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education book cover

    Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Law, Michael Hoey

    Internationalisation of the contemporary university has become a pervasive and powerful development theme during the past three decades. In many countries, higher education is now a major export industry. The UK has longstanding experience of overseas student recruitment, international partnerships…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Young People and Leisure book cover

    Young People and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Leigh

    First published in 1971. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship which exists between the education services and the leisure time of the people they attempt to serve. The author explores education and provision for leisure and the problems of schools, youth services and adult…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Confidence in Critical Thinking: Developing Learners in Higher Education book cover

    Confidence in Critical Thinking

    Developing Learners in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Arlene Egan

    Confidence in Critical Thinking bridges the gap between theory and application for both new and established educators who wish to recognise their own critical-thinking skills, develop them and, in turn, support the development of their learners. By harnessing findings from research on design,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Power, Politics, and Adult Educational Administration: The Case of a Liberal Arts Institution book cover

    Power, Politics, and Adult Educational Administration

    The Case of a Liberal Arts Institution, 1st Edition

    By John Kokolus

    This book seeks to draw out the impacts of power, politics, and critical theory on the growth of adult learning in a small liberal arts college setting. Using critical theory as an analytical tool to investigate questions around budgeting, academic quality, and student access, this volume shows how…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Planning Adult Learning: Issues, Practices and Directions book cover

    Planning Adult Learning

    Issues, Practices and Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Rivera

    Originally published in 1987, this book challenged readers to consider the political issues, agency practices, and social directions of planning adult learning programs and services at the time. It confronts the subject of planning from the perspective of federally constituted countries where…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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