Adult Education Products

  • Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    By Vicky Duckworth

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Having published in 11 languages and sold in more than 100,000 copies, this fully revised edition of How We Learn examines what learning actually is and why and how learning and non-learning takes place. Focusing exclusively on learning itself, it provides a comprehensive yet accessible…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Lifelong Education

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book, first published in 1987, provides a rigorous philosophical analysis of lifelong education. The author presents his arguments simply and directly so that the book is accessible to students who are new to philosophy and adult education.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching, Coaching and Mentoring Adult Learners

    Lessons for professionalism and partnership

    Edited by Heather Fehring, Susan Rodrigues

    The challenge for those coaching, mentoring, supervising or teaching adults is to design and deliver high quality programmes that encompass a blend of teaching and learning approaches and strategies, that are constructed for adult learners in multiple educational environments and that cater for the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Victoria Marsick

    The nature of the workplace and the workforce has changed rapidly in post-industrial society. Most workers are now facing the need for high levels of preparatory education, retraining for new jobs and the ability to continue learning at work in order to keep up with new developments. The book,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Victoria J. Marsick, Karen Watkins

    Today, rapid change is a constant challenge in the workplace, and thousands of individuals need to be involved in continuous learning. Traditional training approaches, however, do not emphasise informal and incidental learning. Furthermore, since informal learning us seldom designed, learning…

    Paperback – 2016-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Learning Opportunities for Adults

    Edited by Trevor Corner

    Argues for the financial backing from governments and industry for adult education and will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and that of their colleagues in other developed countries.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    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

  • Adult and Lifelong Education

    Global, national and local perspectives

    Edited by Marcella Milana, John Holford, Vida A. Mohorcic Spolar

    Adult and Lifelong Education explores why politicians, researchers, and practitioners involved in educating post-school young people and adults have quietly abandoned the term ‘education’ in favour of ‘learning’. Bringing together contributions from experienced as well as younger scholars, and from…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06
    Routledge

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury

    A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions

    By Graham Lowings, Beth Wicks

    Effective Learning After Acquired Brain Injury provides clear guidance on delivering productive educational programmes for adolescents and adults with acquired brain injury (ABI). Written for the non-specialist, the book provides an accessible overview of the neuropsychological deficits resulting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

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