Education: Adult Education

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury: A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions book cover

    Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury

    A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions, 1st Edition

    By Graham Lowings, Beth Wicks

    Effective Learning After Acquired Brain Injury provides clear guidance on delivering productive educational programmes for adolescents and adults with acquired brain injury (ABI). Written for the non-specialist, the book provides an accessible overview of the neuropsychological deficits resulting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Life, Work and Learning book cover

    Life, Work and Learning

    1st Edition

    By David Beckett, Paul Hager

    In both paid and unpaid work contexts adults learn powerfully from their experiences. In this book, the authors argue that this should be the basis for a new perception of what is truly educational in life. Drawing on the works of Aristotle, Wittgenstein and Russell, along with contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Sport in Prison: Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings book cover

    Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings, 1st Edition

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Globalizing Education for Work: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy book cover

    Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy: Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition book cover

    Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Adult Learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development book cover

    The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge

  • Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education book cover

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Jan Arminio, Tomoko Kudo Grabosky, Josh Lang

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge
    Key Issues on Diverse College Students

  • Education and Incarceration book cover

    Education and Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Teaching Psychology: A Step-By-Step Guide, Second Edition book cover

    Teaching Psychology

    A Step-By-Step Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Sandra Goss Lucas, Douglas A. Bernstein

    This volume provides thoroughly updated guidelines for preparing and teaching an entire course in psychology. Based on best principles and effective psychological and pedagogical research, it offers practical suggestions for planning a course, choosing teaching methods, integrating technology…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Psychology Press

  • Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy: Recognition, Resources, and Access book cover

    Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy

    Recognition, Resources, and Access, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arlene Archer, Denise Newfield

    This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines…

    Hardback – 2014-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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