Education: Adult Education

  • The Management of Failing DipSW Students: Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students book cover

    The Management of Failing DipSW Students

    Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students, 1st Edition

    By Mavis Sharp, Hazel Danbury

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the process of failure, when necessary with DipSW students on assessed placements. It addresses some of the difficulties and dilemmas which can occur when working with students who fail. It is written for practice teachers and their mentors and it…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education book cover

    Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Law, Michael Hoey

    Internationalisation of the contemporary university has become a pervasive and powerful development theme during the past three decades. In many countries, higher education is now a major export industry. The UK has longstanding experience of overseas student recruitment, international partnerships…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Young People and Leisure book cover

    Young People and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Leigh

    First published in 1971. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship which exists between the education services and the leisure time of the people they attempt to serve. The author explores education and provision for leisure and the problems of schools, youth services and adult…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Confidence in Critical Thinking: Developing Learners in Higher Education book cover

    Confidence in Critical Thinking

    Developing Learners in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Arlene Egan

    Confidence in Critical Thinking bridges the gap between theory and application for both new and established educators who wish to recognise their own critical-thinking skills, develop them and, in turn, support the development of their learners. By harnessing findings from research on design,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Power, Politics, and Adult Educational Administration: The Case of a Liberal Arts Institution book cover

    Power, Politics, and Adult Educational Administration

    The Case of a Liberal Arts Institution, 1st Edition

    By John Kokolus

    This book seeks to draw out the impacts of power, politics, and critical theory on the growth of adult learning in a small liberal arts college setting. Using critical theory as an analytical tool to investigate questions around budgeting, academic quality, and student access, this volume shows how…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Planning Adult Learning: Issues, Practices and Directions book cover

    Planning Adult Learning

    Issues, Practices and Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Rivera

    Originally published in 1987, this book challenged readers to consider the political issues, agency practices, and social directions of planning adult learning programs and services at the time. It confronts the subject of planning from the perspective of federally constituted countries where…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

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