Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Adult Education For a Change book cover

    Adult Education For a Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane L. Thompson

    Originally published in 1980 this book examines why adult education historically failed to attract working class students and whether experiences in Northern Ireland, the USA and Italy have any lessons to teach. Drawing together authors committed to adult education, the essays give fresh…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Adult Education and the Challenges of the 1990s book cover

    Adult Education and the Challenges of the 1990s

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Leirman, Jindra Kulich

    Originally published in 1987, this book focuses on the areas of labour and employment education, the environment and ecological education, peacemaking and peace education, intercultural relations and multicultural education, education in the developing world and the changing role of the university…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Training Adult Educators in Western Europe book cover

    Training Adult Educators in Western Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis, Alan Chadwick

    Originally published in 1991 this book is a comparative study of systems of preparing adult educators in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Cyprus. The book argues for more formal preparation and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • University Adult Education in England and the USA: A Reappraisal of the Liberal Tradition book cover

    University Adult Education in England and the USA

    A Reappraisal of the Liberal Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Richard Taylor, Kathleen Rockhill, Roger Fieldhouse

    Originally published in 1985 this book is a critique and comparison of the nature, structure and provision of university adult education in England and the USA. The focus is both contemporary (twentieth century) and historical and is interdisciplinary, involving both social scientific and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Educational Responses to Adult Unemployment book cover

    Educational Responses to Adult Unemployment

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Senior, John Naylor

    Originally published in 1987, at a time of high unemployment, this book provides a critical analysis of the role played by education in solving unemployment. It examines the practical, social and psychological effects of unemployment on adults and argues that formal institutional responses are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Adult Education and Cultural Development book cover

    Adult Education and Cultural Development

    1st Edition

    By David Jones

    Originally published in 1988, this book examines the concept of culture and the transmission of cultural values in relations to adult education. It emphasizes the importance of perceiving culture as a social construct which is part of a specific value system and questions how cultural development…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

  • Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International Perspectives book cover

    Contemporary Theories of Career Development

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Arthur, Mary McMahon

    In response to the complexities of social change that have become evident in the 21st century, there is a need for innovation in career theory that takes into account new perspectives and the fluctuating contexts of people’s lives. Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Reversing the Cult of Speed in Higher Education: The Slow Movement in the Arts and Humanities book cover

    Reversing the Cult of Speed in Higher Education

    The Slow Movement in the Arts and Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Chambers, Stephannie S. Gearhart

    A collection of essays written by arts and humanities scholars across disciplines, this book argues that higher education has been compromised by its uncritical acceptance of our culture’s standards of productivity, busyness, and speed. Inspired by the Slow Movement, contributors explain how and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Education and other modes of thinking in Latin America book cover

    Education and other modes of thinking in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Aman, Timothy Ireland

    After long periods of military dictatorships, civil wars, and economic instability, Latin America has changed face, and become the foremost region for counter-hegemonic processes. This book seeks to address contemporary paradigms of education and learning in Latin America. Although the production…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Data Visualization Made Simple: Insights into Becoming Visual book cover

    Data Visualization Made Simple

    Insights into Becoming Visual, 1st Edition

    By Kristen Sosulski

    Data Visualization Made Simple is a practical guide to the fundamentals, strategies, and real-world cases for data visualization, an essential skill required in today’s information-rich world. With foundations rooted in statistics, psychology, and computer science, data visualization offers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • The Whys of a Scientific Life book cover

    The Whys of a Scientific Life

    1st Edition

    By John R. Helliwell

    The first in the Focus Series on Global Science Education, The Whys of a Scientific Life examines why scientists do what they do. Working from a diverse background in scientific research, including academic departments of physics and chemistry, as well as the scientific civil service, the author…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    CRC Press
    Global Science Education

  • Emerging Adulthood and Higher Education: A New Student Development Paradigm book cover

    Emerging Adulthood and Higher Education

    A New Student Development Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph L. Murray, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

    This important book introduces Arnett’s emerging adulthood theory to scholars and practitioners in higher education and student affairs, illuminating how recent social, cultural, and economic changes have altered the pathway to adulthood. Chapters in this edited collection explore how this theory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

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