Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Understanding Adult Functional Literacy: Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills book cover

    Understanding Adult Functional Literacy

    Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills, 1st Edition

    By Sheida White

    "This is a genuinely scholarly work ... It is based on [analysis of] the most up-to-date quantitative surveys that we have on adult literacy. These surveys are the gold standard in terms of documenting adult literacy in the United States ...The author analyzes these extensive surveys and puts…

    Paperback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge

  • Learning Across Sites: New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices book cover

    Learning Across Sites

    New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sten R. Ludvigsen, Andreas Lund, Ingvill Rasmussen, Roger Säljö

    The ever evolving, technology-intensive nature of the twenty-first century workplace has caused an acceleration in the division of labour, whereby work practices are becoming highly specialised and learning and the communication of knowledge is in a constant state of flux. This poses a…

    Paperback – 2010-09-20
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

  • 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

  • In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education book cover

    In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Crawley

    Teachers working in Post Compulsory Education are recognised as being subject to a particularly acute set of pressures and challenges. These can include highly diverse and sometimes challenging student groups, trying to manage a complex curriculum which changes regularly and rapidly, and having to…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

  • Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences in the past three decades, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. ANT studies bring to the fore the material – objects of all kinds –…

    Paperback – 2010-05-28
    Routledge

  • Improving Mathematics at Work: The Need for Techno-Mathematical Literacies book cover

    Improving Mathematics at Work

    The Need for Techno-Mathematical Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss, Phillip Kent, Arthur Bakker

    Improving Mathematics at Work questions the mathematical knowledge and skills that matter in the twenty-first century world of work, and studies how the use of mathematics in the workplace is evolving in the rapidly-changing context of new technologies and globalisation. Through a series of case…

    Paperback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • Work Integrated Learning: A Guide to Effective Practice book cover

    Work Integrated Learning

    A Guide to Effective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Cooper, Janice Orrell, Margaret Bowden

    The demand for work-ready graduates, who are familiar with organizational practices in the workplace is increasing, and so the need for greater work integrated learning (WIL) is a growing concern for the education sector. With the globalization of higher education and the cultural and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2010-03-24
    Routledge

  • Narrative Learning book cover

    Narrative Learning

    1st Edition

    By Ivor F. Goodson, Gert Biesta, Michael Tedder, Norma Adair

    What is the role of narrative in how people learn throughout their lives? Are there different patterns and forms of narrativity? How do they influence learning? Based on data gathered for the Learning Lives project, which sought to understand learning by questioning individuals about their life…

    Paperback – 2010-02-24
    Routledge

  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: Theory and Practice book cover

    Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

    Theory and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Power: Interdisciplinary Education for a Complex World book cover

    Knowledge Power

    Interdisciplinary Education for a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Alan Wilson

    Success in the twenty-first century demands knowledge power – for individuals, organisations, cities, regions and countries. This book offers a map showing the structure of the knowledge space in a contemporary context. The routes beyond traditional disciplines are charted, in part based on the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10
    Routledge

  • Older GLBT Family and Community Life book cover

    Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-11
    Routledge

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