Adult Education Products

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Young People and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Leigh

    First published in 1971. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship which exists between the education services and the leisure time of the people they attempt to serve. The author explores education and provision for leisure and the problems of schools, youth services and adult…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Confidence in Critical Thinking

    Developing Learners in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Arlene Egan

    Confidence in Critical Thinking bridges the gap between theory and application for both new and established educators who wish to recognise their own critical-thinking skills, develop them and, in turn, support the development of their learners. By harnessing findings from research on design,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Power, Politics, and Adult Educational Administration

    The Case of a Liberal Arts Institution, 1st Edition

    By John Kokolus

    This book seeks to draw out the impacts of power, politics, and critical theory on the growth of adult learning in a small liberal arts college setting. Using critical theory as an analytical tool to investigate questions around budgeting, academic quality, and student access, this volume shows how…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Planning Adult Learning

    Issues, Practices and Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Rivera

    Originally published in 1987, this book challenged readers to consider the political issues, agency practices, and social directions of planning adult learning programs and services at the time. It confronts the subject of planning from the perspective of federally constituted countries where…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Adult and Lifelong Education

    Global, national and local perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Milana, John Holford, Vida A. Mohorčič Špolar

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education, 1st Edition

    By Jane Thompson

    Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karlene Faith

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides an overview of women’s experience, access and needs in distance education. It includes contributions on distance learning programmes in Holland, Canada, the South Pacific, West Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Kenta, Great Britain, India,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • New Futures

    Changing Women's Education, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hughes, Mary Kennedy

    Originally published in 1985. This book explores issues around education for women and uses the British experience as an example of what adult education in its variety can offer to women in breaking traditional moulds. The text raises questions about where women are, where they might be, and how…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

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