Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Informal Learning at Work

    Triggers, Antecedents, and Consequences

    Edited by Gerhard Messmann, Mien Segers, Filip Dochy

    Informal Learning at Work reflects the growing interest in changing the way the workplace encourages and enhances learning and professional development. Due to societal, economic, and technological developments, organisations face the pressure of growing knowledge-intensity and the need for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

  • Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners

    A co-research paradigm

    By Tess Maginess

    Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people’s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading to Learn

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Networks for Learning

    Effective Collaboration for Teacher, School and System Improvement

    Edited by Chris Brown, Cindy L. Poortman

    Educational researchers, policy-makers and practitioners are increasingly focusing their attention on Professional Learning Networks in order to facilitate teacher development and encourage school and school system improvement. However, despite the understanding that PLNs can contribute…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Academic Writing

    A Handbook for International Students, 5th Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

    Edited by Joanne Larson, George H. Moses

    Through multiple narratives reflecting the complexity of participatory action research partnerships for social justice, this book sheds light on the dialogic spaces that intentionally support community literacies and rhetorical practices for inquiry and change. Applying literacy as social practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • The Power of Numbers and Networks

    Understanding the Mechanisms of Diffusion of Educational Models

    Edited by Julia Resnick

    This book is an important contribution to the understanding of the complex education policies of the twenty-first century. It unites world renowned comparatists of education in an effort to respond to the challenges raised by the multidimensional and multi-scalar aspects of education policies. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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