Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education book cover

    Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28

  • Reusing Open Resources: Learning in Open Networks for Work, Life and Education book cover

    Reusing Open Resources

    Learning in Open Networks for Work, Life and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Littlejohn, Chris Pegler

    Every day, learners use and reuse open, digital resources for learning. Reusing Open Resources offers a vision of the potential of these open, online resources to support learning. The book follows on from Reusing Online Resources: A Sustainable Approach to E-learning. At that time focus was on the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Advancing Technology Enhanced Learning

  • 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

  • Learning in Landscapes of Practice: Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning book cover

    Learning in Landscapes of Practice

    Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Steven Hutchinson, Chris Kubiak, Beverly Wenger-Trayner

    If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice, this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about…

    Paperback – 2014-06-22

  • Understanding Employer Engagement in Education: Theories and evidence book cover

    Understanding Employer Engagement in Education

    Theories and evidence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley, Louise Archer

    This collection focuses on employer engagement in education, how it is delivered and the differentiated impact it has on young people in their progression through schooling and higher education into the labour market. The focus is not narrowly on vocational or technical education or work-related…

    Paperback – 2014-05-22

  • Curriculum, Personal Narrative and the Social Future book cover

    Curriculum, Personal Narrative and the Social Future

    1st Edition

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    Recent writing on education and social change, and a growing number of new governmental initiatives across Western societies have proceeded in denial or ignorance of the personal missions and biographical trajectories of key public sector personnel. This book stems from an underpinning belief that…

    Paperback – 2014-05-22

  • Learning to Learn: International perspectives from theory and practice book cover

    Learning to Learn

    International perspectives from theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Deakin Crick, CRISTINA STRINGHER, Kai Ren

    Learning to Learn provides a much needed overview and international guide to the field of learning to learn from a multidisciplinary lifelong and lifewide perspective. A wealth of research has been flourishing on this key educational goal in recent years. Internationally, it is considered to be one…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28

  • Learning Outside the Academy: International Research Perspectives on Lifelong Learning book cover

    Learning Outside the Academy

    International Research Perspectives on Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Jim Gallacher, Susan Whittaker

    This book weaves together different strands of research in the area of lifelong learning that concentrates particularly on learning in alternative settings and ways, such experiential learning and informal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the book examines how…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10

  • Bridge Employment: A Research Handbook book cover

    Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed…

    Hardback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • 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 Studies in Multimodality

  • Reconceptualising Professional Learning: Sociomaterial knowledges, practices and responsibilities book cover

    Reconceptualising Professional Learning

    Sociomaterial knowledges, practices and responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Monika Nerland

    This book presents leading-edge perspectives and methodologies to address emerging issues of concern for professional learning in contemporary society. The conditions for professional practice and learning are changing dramatically in the wake of globalization, new modes of knowledge production,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06

  • Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernity: The Selected Works of Peter Jarvis book cover

    Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernity

    The Selected Works of Peter Jarvis, 1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    World Library of Educationalists

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