Education: Adult Education

  • Conflicting Paradigms in Adult Literacy Education: In Quest of a U.S. Democratic Politics of Literacy book cover

    Conflicting Paradigms in Adult Literacy Education

    In Quest of a U.S. Democratic Politics of Literacy, 1st Edition

    By George Demetrion

    The book provides a historical overview of adult literacy theory, policy, practice, and research from the mid-1980s to the present. The main focus is a descriptive analysis of three distinctive schools of literacy: the Freirean-based participatory literacy movement grounded in oppositional politics…

    Paperback – 2004-11-19
    Routledge

  • Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 4: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice: A Project of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy book cover

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 4

    Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice: A Project of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Cristine Smith

    The Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research Policy, and Practice, Volume 4 is the newest addition to a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices…

    Paperback – 2004-04-06
    Routledge

  • Reading Work: Literacies in the New Workplace book cover

    Reading Work

    Literacies in the New Workplace, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ellen Belfiore, Tracy A. Defoe, Sue Folinsbee, Judy Hunter, Nancy S. Jackson

    Reading Work: Literacies in the New Workplace explores changing understandings of literacy and its place in contemporary workplace settings. It points to new questions and dilemmas to consider in planning and teaching workplace education. By taking a social perspective on literacies in the…

    Paperback – 2004-01-21
    Routledge

  • From Teaching to Mentoring: Principles and Practice, Dialogue and Life in Adult Education book cover

    From Teaching to Mentoring

    Principles and Practice, Dialogue and Life in Adult Education, 1st Edition

    By Lee Herman, Alan Mandell

    What is mentoring? What makes a teacher a mentor?From Teaching to Mentoring is an argument for the power, practicality and the basic good of a simple educational idea. The authors advocate a sound, comprehensive and lifelong education, shifting the emphasis of the learning process to the needs of…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
    Routledge

  • Reconstructing the Lifelong Learner: Pedagogy and Identity in Individual, Organisational and Social Change book cover

    Reconstructing the Lifelong Learner

    Pedagogy and Identity in Individual, Organisational and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Clive Chappell, Carl Rhodes, Nicky Solomon, Mark Tennant, Lyn Yates

    How is adult learning used to produce personal, organisational and social change?This interesting examination of adult learning for change illustrates through diverse case studies and theoretical perspectives that personal change is inextricably linked to broader organisational and social change.…

    Paperback – 2003-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Changing Face of Further Education: Lifelong Learning, Inclusion and Community Values in Further Education book cover

    The Changing Face of Further Education

    Lifelong Learning, Inclusion and Community Values in Further Education, 1st Edition

    By Terry Hyland, Barbara Merrill

    What are the values and policies which are driving the development of Further Education institutions?The rapid expansion and development of the post-compulsory sector of education means that further education institutions have to cope with ever-evolving government policies.This book comprehensively…

    Paperback – 2003-07-17
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Lifelong Learning book cover

    Making Sense of Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    By Norman Evans

    Making Sense of Lifelong Learning looks beyond the rhetoric about lifelong learning (LLL), and asks long overdue questions such as, Who is actually in need of LLL? What are the motives of institutions, employers and the Government in promoting LLL? And, who says what is and what is not LLL?In the…

    Paperback – 2003-06-05
    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

  • Using Learning Technologies: International Perspectives on Practice book cover

    Using Learning Technologies

    International Perspectives on Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Burge, Margaret Haughey

    This collection of first-hand accounts from experienced and accomplished learning technology practitioners highlights issues in using learning technologies for flexible, distance and open learning. Drawing on their own experience, the authors identify and explore the most practical and complex…

    Paperback – 2001-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Distance Education

  • Citizenship Through Secondary Geography book cover

    Citizenship Through Secondary Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lambert, Paul Machon

    This book reveals the potential of geography to engage with citizenship. It provides: theoretical signposts in the form of short, digestible explanations for key ideas such as racism, values, identity, community and social exclusion a number of inset activities 'for further thinking' a critique of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-23
    Routledge

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