Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan

    Human Development and Music Education

    Edited by Jennifer Bugos

    This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities and research were focused upon the pre-adult population. Yet, music…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • A European Politics of Education

    Perspectives from sociology, policy studies and politics

    Edited by Romuald Normand, Jean-Louis Derouet

    A European Politics of Education proposes a sociology of education establishing connections between empirical data coming from European-scale comparative surveys, normative assumptions structuring actors’ representations and interpretative judgements, and a specific focus on Lifelong Learning…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge
    Studies in European Education

  • Liquid Learning and Educational Work

    Boundary politics in global transitions

    By Terri Seddon

    Over the last 30 years the effects of economic globalisation have transformed education and its relationship to work and everyday working lives. Market reform and the appropriation of ‘learning’ to fuel the knowledge economy produced a lifelong learning educational order, complemented by social…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Educating for Civic-mindedness

    Nurturing authentic professional identities through transformative higher education

    By Carolin Kreber

    Imagined at their best, how might professions contribute most effectively to their local and global communities, and how could higher education support graduates/future professionals in making this contribution? The answer proposed in this book is to educate students for ‘civic-mindedness’, an…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • An Evidence-based Guide to College and University Teaching

    Developing the Model Teacher

    By Aaron S. Richmond, Guy A. Boysen, Regan A R Gurung

    What makes a good college teacher? This book provides an evidence- based answer to that question by presenting a set of "model teaching characteristics" that define what makes a good college teacher. Based on six fundamental areas of teaching competency known as Model Teaching Characteristics…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Jean McNiff

    Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research centres on practitioners studying and researching their practices in higher education settings, in order to improve those practices for the benefit of others and themselves. Making research public is a key aspect of ensuring the quality of educational…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Intergenerational Learning

    Age, Education and the Production of Knowledge

    By John Field, Heather Lynch, Irene Malcolm

    This is the first research-based book-length English language study of intergenerational learning. Here the authors define intergenerational learning broadly, as the migration of knowledge and skills between different generations across the life course. This is an important topic for education…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Union Learning Representatives

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Alex Alexandrou

    Trade unions have historically been involved in education and training in the workplace. This activity has gained greater credence and importance in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Denmark due to the recent emergence of union learning representatives (ULRs) and Educational Ambassadors, who…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Organisational Learning

    An integrated HR and knowledge management perspective

    By Roderick Smith

    Organizational Learning: An Integrated HR and Knowledge Management Perspective draws on a broad and multi-disciplinary base to look at the origins and practice of organizational learning. It critically considers the nature of organizational knowledge as a social construct; pedagogical issues around…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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