Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • East and West in Comparative Education

    Searching for New Perspectives

    Edited by Soong Hee Han, Peter Jarvis

    Sparked by global capitalism’s demand for new knowledge and new commodities, as well as new logistical systems to deliver them, the nature of education has changed significantly. Universities, in striving to become a part of this knowledge society, have focused on responding to these demands, at…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Engagement

    International perspectives on higher education and lifelong learning

    Edited by John Field, Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha, Andrea Waxenegger

    Universities and Engagement is a timely and insightful book that examines what universities can contribute to their communities and economies through lifelong learning, a topic which is of increasing importance to Higher Education Institutions across the world. The book will offer an answer to the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan

    Edited by Kaori H. Okano

    Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan critically examines an aspect of education that has received little attention to date: intentional teaching and learning activities that occur outside formal schooling. In the last two decades nonformal education has rapidly increased in extent and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Contemporary Apprenticeship

    International Perspectives on an Evolving Model of Learning

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Lorna Unwin

    Throughout the world, people understand the meaning of 'apprenticeship'. As a model of learning and skill formation, apprenticeship has adapted over the years to reflect changes in work, in technology, and in the types of knowledge that underpin occupational expertise. Apprenticeship serves the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender, Experience, and Knowledge in Adult Learning

    Alisoun’s Daughters

    By Elana Michelson

    In this wide-ranging book, Elana Michelson invites us to revisit basic understandings of the `experiential learner’. How does experience come to be seen as the basis of knowledge? How do gender, class, and race enter into the ways in which knowledge is valued? What political and cultural belief…

    Paperback – 2015-05-17
    Routledge

  • Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy

    By Pat Guy

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    David Fulton / Nasen

  • Life and Learning of Korean Artists and Craftsmen

    Rhizoactivity

    By Dae Joong Kang

    This book brings out the need for lifelong learning theory and explores how it is possible from a postmodern perspective. The book uses life history that has gained its popularity in social science research to overcome the dichotomy between individual and society or between agency and structure.…

    Hardback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge

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