Education: Adult Education

  • 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
    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
    Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

  • Grassroots Literacy: Writing, Identity and Voice in Central Africa book cover

    Grassroots Literacy

    Writing, Identity and Voice in Central Africa, 1st Edition

    By Jan Blommaert

    What effect has globalization had on our understanding of literacy? Grassroots Literacy seeks to address the relationship between globalization and the widening gap between ‘grassroots’ literacies, or writings from ordinary people and local communities, and ‘elite’ literacies. Displaced from their…

    Paperback – 2008-06-02

  • Teaching Foundation Mathematics: A Guide for Teachers of Older Students with Learning Difficulties book cover

    Teaching Foundation Mathematics

    A Guide for Teachers of Older Students with Learning Difficulties, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Naggar-Smith

    This fully photocopiable resource will provide essential materials for anyone teaching pre-entry or foundation Maths in secondary schools and further education. Teaching Foundation Mathematics is developed to provide age appropriate material for adult learners with moderate to severe learning…

    Paperback – 2008-01-30
    nasen spotlight

  • Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction book cover

    Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    Learning to Teach Adults is an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08

  • Literacy, Lives and Learning book cover

    Literacy, Lives and Learning

    1st Edition

    By David Barton, Roz Ivanic, Yvon Appleby, Rachel Hodge, Karin Tusting

    Demonstrating what it is like to be an adult learner in today’s world, this book focuses on language, literacy and numeracy learning. The authors explore the complex relationship between learning and adults’ lives, following a wide range of individual students in various formal learning situations,…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31

  • Adult Education Teachers: Designing Critical Literacy Practices book cover

    Adult Education Teachers

    Designing Critical Literacy Practices, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Rogers, Mary Ann Kramer

    This book examines the literacy practices of exemplary adult education teachers working within critical literacy frameworks. It provides an in-depth look at the complexity of adult literacy education through the lenses of these teachers. An understanding of this complexity helps teachers design…

    Paperback – 2007-10-01

  • Critical Thinking: An Exploration of Theory and Practice book cover

    Critical Thinking

    An Exploration of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Moon

    In this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process. Key themes covered include: different views of and approaches to critical thinking with an emphasis on a practical basis that…

    Paperback – 2007-09-06

  • Adult Biliteracy: Sociocultural and Programmatic Responses book cover

    Adult Biliteracy

    Sociocultural and Programmatic Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaudia M. Rivera, Ana Huerta-Macias

    Offering an in-depth view of adult literacy/biliteracy by merging two fields—adult literacy and English as a Second Language—this volume brings to the forefront linguistic, demographic, sociocultural, workforce, familial, academic, and other issues surrounding the development of…

    Paperback – 2007-08-31

  • Reconsidering Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World: Meeting Students' Learning Needs book cover

    Reconsidering Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

    Meeting Students' Learning Needs, 1st Edition

    By David Kember

    Distance learning is now more prevalent in the developing world than ever before. This book reconsiders the suitability and success of established modes of distance learning for current contexts in the developing world. It examines what adaptations are necessary to suit shifting needs…

    Paperback – 2007-06-14
    Open and Flexible Learning Series

  • Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7

    Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Christine Smith

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 7, is the newest volume in a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices in…

    Paperback – 2007-03-09

  • Learning in Groups: A Handbook for Face-to-Face and Online Environments book cover

    Learning in Groups

    A Handbook for Face-to-Face and Online Environments, 4th Edition

    By David Jaques, Gilly Salmon

    Learning in groups, rather than in formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope to negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective releationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other.…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21

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