Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • The Routledge Companion to Education book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arthur, Andrew Peterson

    Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2011-10-17

  • Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research: Politics, languages and responsibilities book cover

    Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research

    Politics, languages and responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Lesley Farrell

    How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better ‘mobilized’ among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills: Findings from Longitudinal Research book cover

    Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives book cover

    Telling Lives

    Exploring dimensions of narratives, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Horsdal

    Both interest in and understanding of narrative analysis had developed rapidly in recent years and is now a mainstream element of research across many disciplines. In the groundbreaking Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives, the author illustrates as many facets as possible of the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15

  • Emerging Approaches to Educational Research: Tracing the Socio-Material book cover

    Emerging Approaches to Educational Research

    Tracing the Socio-Material, 1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards, Peter Sawchuk

    The last fifteen years have seen much conceptual and methodological innovation in research on education and learning across the lifecourse, bringing both fresh insights and new dilemmas. This innovation was initially fuelled by the growing influence of conceptual framings often named as either…

    Paperback – 2011-07-13

  • Numeracy for QTLS: Achieving the Minimum Core book cover

    Numeracy for QTLS

    Achieving the Minimum Core, 1st Edition

    By Liz Keeley-Browne, Anne Price

    By 2010 the Government requires all teaching staff in the Lifelong Learning Sector to gain the QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) teaching qualification.  In addition to the new qualification, all those training to teach in the post compulsory/FE sector must also …

    Paperback – 2011-07-07

  • Education: The Basics book cover

    Education: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Kay Wood

    @text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    The Basics

  • Theories of Learning for the Workplace: Building blocks for training and professional development programs book cover

    Theories of Learning for the Workplace

    Building blocks for training and professional development programs, 1st Edition

    By Filip Dochy, David Gijbels, Mien Segers, Piet Van den Bossche

    Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about ‘storing and recall’ but ‘development and flow’. Theories of Learning in the…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge Psychology in Education

  • Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education: The Role of Social Networks book cover

    Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education

    The Role of Social Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Sue Heath, Brenda Johnston

    Extending the chance for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in Higher Education (HE) is a priority in the UK and many countries internationally. Previous work on widening participation in HE however has focussed on why people choose to go to university but this vital new research has…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21

  • Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Social Change book cover

    Learning Futures

    Education, Technology and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Keri Facer

    In the twenty-first century, educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely, however, do we ask whether this future vision is robust, achievable or even desirable,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28

  • Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work: Survey and Case Study Findings book cover

    Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work

    Survey and Case Study Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.W. Livingstone

    Lifelong Learning is essential to all individuals and in recent years has become a guiding principle for policy initiatives, ranging from national economic competition to issues of social cohesion and personal fulfilment. However, despite the importance of lifelong learning there is a critical…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04

  • Improving Learning through the Lifecourse: Learning Lives book cover

    Improving Learning through the Lifecourse

    Learning Lives, 1st Edition

    By Gert Biesta, John Field, Phil Hodkinson, Flora J. Macleod, Ivor F. Goodson

    Adult learning matters. There is now widespread agreement that modern countries depend on the creativity, skills and knowledge of the entire population for their prosperity. Many people talk of our future well-being in terms of a ‘knowledge economy’ or a ‘learning society’ in which every person’s…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21
    Improving Learning

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