Education: Adult Education

  • 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

  • Re-engaging Young People in Education: Learning from alternative schools book cover

    Re-engaging Young People in Education

    Learning from alternative schools, 1st Edition

    By Martin Mills, Glenda McGregor

    Many young people failed by the school system are those who face a range of social and economic challenges due to multiple forms of injustice. This book provides an insight into the educational practices that work to re-engage young people who have become disenchanted with traditional schooling. It…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17
    Routledge

  • Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education: Issues and Challenges book cover

    Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Belzer

    This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas – reading, writing, and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-11
    Routledge

  • World Yearbook of Education 2007: Educating the Global Workforce: Knowledge, Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers book cover

    World Yearbook of Education 2007

    Educating the Global Workforce: Knowledge, Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Farrell, Tara Fenwick

    The 2007 edition of this respected international volume considers the challenges facing work related education arising from the rapid expansion of the global economy and the impact of this on labour markets and individual workers. Including perspectives from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Africa,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-26
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • From Adult Education to the Learning Society: 21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education book cover

    From Adult Education to the Learning Society

    21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    This unique text provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning. It includes more than twenty-five seminal articles from the first two decades of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, written by leading authors in the field from the…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
    Routledge
    Education Heritage

  • Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UK: An International Analysis book cover

    Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An International Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    This volume offers a comprehensive international response to the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)’s inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the UK. The book focuses upon some of the main themes of the inquiry, and analyses them from very broad perspectives undertaken…

    Hardback – 2011-11-17
    Routledge

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills: Findings from Longitudinal Research book cover

    Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment: From the earliest statutes to the present day book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment

    From the earliest statutes to the present day, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson

    A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Routledge

  • Beyond Reflective Practice: New Approaches to Professional Lifelong Learning book cover

    Beyond Reflective Practice

    New Approaches to Professional Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Bradbury, Nick Frost, Sue Kilminster, Miriam Zukas

    Reflective practice has moved from the margins to the mainstream of professional education. However, in this process, its radical potential has been subsumed by individualistic, rather than situated, understandings of practice. Presenting critical perspectives that challenge the current paradigm,…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development book cover

    Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by M Cecil Smith, Nancy DeFrates-Densch, Assistant Editor

    The time is right for this comprehensive, state-of-the-art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and research findings on adult development and learning - a rapidly growing field reflecting demographic shifts toward an aging population in Western societies.…

    Paperback – 2008-11-07
    Routledge

  • Inclusion and Diversity: Meeting the Needs of All Students book cover

    Inclusion and Diversity

    Meeting the Needs of All Students, 1st Edition

    By Sue Grace, Phil Gravestock

    How should you prepare for the first day of class? How can you encourage all students to participate in discussions? How do you ensure disabled students can take part in field work? Increasingly, universities are drawing from a less traditional group of students – international students, disabled…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28
    Routledge
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs book cover

    Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs

    1st Edition

    By Victor M. Hernández-Gantes, William Blank

    Exploring the unique challenges of vocational education, this book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in today's Career and Technical Education programs. The authors' teaching framework and case studies draw from common settings in which career and…

    Paperback – 2008-08-12
    Routledge
    Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

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