Education: Adult Education

  • Adult and Lifelong Education: Global, national and local perspectives book cover

    Adult and Lifelong Education

    Global, national and local perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Milana, John Holford, Vida A. Mohorčič Špolar

    Adult and Lifelong Education explores why politicians, researchers, and practitioners involved in educating post-school young people and adults have quietly abandoned the term ‘education’ in favour of ‘learning’. Bringing together contributions from experienced as well as younger scholars, and from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
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  • Learning Liberation: Women's Response to Men's Education book cover

    Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-27
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    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • New Futures: Changing Women's Education book cover

    New Futures

    Changing Women's Education, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Educational Gerontology: International Perspectives book cover

    Educational Gerontology

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-23
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    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-23
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    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Education for Young Adults: International Perspectives book cover

    Education for Young Adults

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Evans, Ian Haffenden

    Originally published in 1991, this book gives international coverage of opportunities in youth development and education from a unique comparative angle. The book is split into two parts: the first focusses on the former USSR, Europe and North America, setting the issues within the wider context of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Training Educators of Adults: The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education book cover

    Training Educators of Adults

    The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brookfield

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides perspective on conceptualisations of adult education in the late 20th century, the range of providing agencies and the varying orientations towards defining the role of the adult educator. It draws together and contextualises a selection of the most…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Learning Networks in Adult Education: Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate book cover

    Learning Networks in Adult Education

    Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fordham, Geoff Poulton, Lawrence Randle

    Originally published in 1979, this book reports on a 3 year action research programme (The New Communities Project) which aimed in increase working-class participation in adult education. Basing their argument on the work of the Project, the authors contend that adult education must begin with the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Post-Education Society: Recognising Adults as Learners book cover

    Post-Education Society

    Recognising Adults as Learners, 1st Edition

    By Norman Evans

    Originally published in 1985, this book argues that to make sense any attempt to improve the situation must take account of what we now know about adult growth and development, accepting as an operational imperative that it is as problematic and turbulent as childhood. The book claims that since…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Using the Media for Adult Basic Education book cover

    Using the Media for Adult Basic Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Kaye, Keith Harry

    Originally published in 1982 this volume examines some of the themes and issues involved in the combined use of broadcasting, distance teaching methods and local tutorial or counselling provision for adult basic education. Particular emphasis is laid on identifying means of reaching groups and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

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