Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Development of Adult Thinking: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cognitive Development and Adult Learning book cover

    Development of Adult Thinking

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cognitive Development and Adult Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eeva K. Kallio

    Development of Thinking in Adulthood is a timely synthesis and evaluation of the current knowledge and emerging issues relating to adult cognitive development and learning. Focusing on psychological and educational cutting-edge research as well as giving an overview of the key theorists such as…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Curriculum Theory in Adult and Lifelong Education book cover

    Curriculum Theory in Adult and Lifelong Education

    1st Edition

    By Colin Griffin

    Originally published in 1983. Curriculum studies and curriculum theory have tended to be pursued almost exclusively in the context of the school. Developments in curriculum theory have therefore not found reflections in much theoretical work in adult education. This book points to the necessity of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routes of Resistance: Travellers and Second-level Schooling book cover

    The Routes of Resistance

    Travellers and Second-level Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Máirín Kenny

    First published in 1997, this study is an attempt to read and critique answers to that question, answers offered in policy and provision, and answers to those answers, in talk and texts, and in classroom performances, an often fraught ‘conversation’ which goes on in spirals.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transitions from Education to Work: Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Transitions from Education to Work

    Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, John Burgess

    Labour markets are becoming more dynamic in response to pressures from globalisation, new technologies and trade agreements, as well as cross-border migration, inter-generation differences, changing education imperatives and employer expectations. By focusing on several Asia Pacific countries, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools book cover

    Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Political Pedagogy: Occupy! and other radical experiments in adult learning book cover

    Spaces of Political Pedagogy

    Occupy! and other radical experiments in adult learning, 1st Edition

    By Cassie Earl

    This book examines three sites of pedagogical innovation, all of which are explicitly activisms against the current political and pedagogical climate. Drawing on an interdisciplinary framework including autonomous Marxism, post-anarchism, social movement theories and theories of critical pedagogy,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • UNESCO�s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History book cover

    UNESCO�s Utopia of Lifelong Learning

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By Maren Elfert

    With a focus on lifelong learning, this book examines the shifts that UNESCO’s educational concepts have undergone in reaction to historical pressures and dilemmas since the founding of the organization in 1945. The tensions between UNESCO’s humanistic worldview and the pressures placed on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Power of Numbers and Networks: Understanding the Mechanisms of Diffusion of Educational Models book cover

    The Power of Numbers and Networks

    Understanding the Mechanisms of Diffusion of Educational Models, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Resnik

    This book is an important contribution to the understanding of the complex education policies of the twenty-first century. It unites world renowned comparatists of education in an effort to respond to the challenges raised by the multidimensional and multi-scalar aspects of education policies. In…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan: Music Education and Human Development book cover

    Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan

    Music Education and Human Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Bugos

    This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities and research were focused upon the pre-adult population. Yet, music…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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