Education: Adult Education

  • Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training book cover

    Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Hardback – 1996-04-04
    Routledge

  • Adult ESL/Literacy From the Community to the Community: A Guidebook for Participatory Literacy Training book cover

    Adult ESL/Literacy From the Community to the Community

    A Guidebook for Participatory Literacy Training, 1st Edition

    By Elsa Auerbach, Byron Barahona, Julio Midy, Felipe Vaquerano, Ana Zambrano

    Adult ESL/Literacy from the Community to the Community: A Guidebook for Participatory Literacy Training tells the story of a university-community collaboration to develop, implement, and evaluate a project designed to train immigrants and refugees as adult ESL and native literacy instructors in…

    Paperback – 1996-01-01
    Routledge

  • Boundaries of Adult Learning book cover

    Boundaries of Adult Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Ann Hanson, Peter Raggatt

    Until relatively recently, adult learning in the UK was largely recognised as being situated mainly within the LEA adult education centre, university extra-mural departments and the WEA. However, this picture has changed. The major change has been a shift from 'education' to 'learning' as the key…

    Paperback – 1995-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Learning Society: Challenges and Trends book cover

    The Learning Society: Challenges and Trends

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Peter Raggatt, Nick Small

    The 'learning society' is not a new idea, although its popularity has grown in recent years with the suggestion that lifelong learning is a condition for economic competitiveness in a global economy, replacing the earlier conception of it as a condition for democratic citizenship. This reader,…

    Paperback – 1995-11-23
    Routledge

  • Adult Education and the State: Towards a Politics of Adult Education book cover

    Adult Education and the State

    Towards a Politics of Adult Education, 1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1993-06-10
    Routledge

  • Disaffection And Diversity: Overcoming Barriers For Adult Learners book cover

    Disaffection And Diversity

    Overcoming Barriers For Adult Learners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Calder

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-02-18
    Routledge

  • Culture and Processes of Adult Learning book cover

    Culture and Processes of Adult Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Ann Hanson, Mary Thorpe

    The authors provide a variety of perspectives on the conceptualisation of adult learning, drawing on sociology, psychology, adult education and applied research into how adults experience learning. Bringing together a number of major contributions to current debates about what learning during…

    Paperback – 1992-12-03
    Routledge

  • Adult Learners, Education and Training book cover

    Adult Learners, Education and Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Sandy Sieminski, David Zeldin

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1992-12-03
    Routledge

  • Talking About Literacy: Principles and Practice of Adult Literacy Education book cover

    Talking About Literacy

    Principles and Practice of Adult Literacy Education, 1st Edition

    By Jane Mace

    Talking about Literacy re-examines dominant notions of what litreracy is, and challenges the problem-solution reflex to the issue (the problem is illiteracy: the solution is more literacy). Literacy has enormous emotional and political associations, and the job of literacy educator often concerns…

    Paperback – 1992-06-04
    Routledge

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