Education: Adult Education

  • Recognition of Prior Learning: Research from around the globe book cover

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences book cover

    Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sal Watt, Caroline Wakefield

    Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences presents a practical and theoretical framework for those wanting to introduce visual methods into their curricula. Drawing on the expertise of contributors from across the social sciences, the book provides a comprehensive introduction to visual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

  • Spirituality, Community, and Race Consciousness in Adult Higher Education: Breaking the Cycle of Racialization book cover

    Spirituality, Community, and Race Consciousness in Adult Higher Education

    Breaking the Cycle of Racialization, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Paul Westbrook

    Drawing on the lived experiences of Black students in adult degree completion programs at predominantly White, Christian institutions in the southern United States, this book presents a model for reimagining adult higher education. Westbrook explores the reasons students enrolled in degree programs…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners book cover

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    1st Edition

    By Vicky Duckworth

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish: Intercultural competence on the gringo trail? book cover

    A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?, 1st Edition

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21
    Routledge

  • Teaching, Coaching and Mentoring Adult Learners: Lessons for professionalism and partnership book cover

    Teaching, Coaching and Mentoring Adult Learners

    Lessons for professionalism and partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Fehring, Susan Rodrigues

    The challenge for those coaching, mentoring, supervising or teaching adults is to design and deliver high-quality programmes that encompass a blend of teaching and learning approaches and strategies, that are constructed for adult learners in multiple educational environments and that cater for the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    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

  • Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Marsick

    The nature of the workplace and the workforce has changed rapidly in post-industrial society. Most workers are now facing the need for high levels of preparatory education, retraining for new jobs and the ability to continue learning at work in order to keep up with new developments. The book,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Victoria J. Marsick, Karen Watkins

    Today, rapid change is a constant challenge in the workplace, and thousands of individuals need to be involved in continuous learning. Traditional training approaches, however, do not emphasise informal and incidental learning. Furthermore, since informal learning us seldom designed, learning…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults: Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan book cover

    Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Learning Opportunities for Adults book cover

    Learning Opportunities for Adults

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Corner

    Argues for the financial backing from governments and industry for adult education and will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and that of their colleagues in other developed countries.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

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