Adult Education Products

  • Psychology and Adult Learning

    The Role of Theory in Informing Practice, 4th Edition

    By Mark Tennant, Mark Tennant

    The fourth edition of Psychology and Adult Learning has been thoroughly updated to encompass shifts in the concerns of adult educators as they respond to changing global social and economic issues. It examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge

  • Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs

    1st Edition

    By Victor M. Hernández-Gantes, William Blank

    Exploring the unique challenges of vocational education, this book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in today's Career and Technical Education programs. The authors' teaching framework and case studies draw from common settings in which career and…

    Paperback – 2008-08-12
    Routledge
    Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

  • Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    Learning to Teach Adults is an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08
    Routledge

  • Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training

    2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Tight

    As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts.…

    Paperback – 2002-10-24
    Routledge

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults.…

    Paperback – 2002-01-01
    Routledge

  • Separate But Equal?

    Academic and Vocational Education Post-16, 1st Edition

    By Tony Edwards, Carol Fitz-Gibbon, Frank Hardman, Roy Haywood, Nick Meagher

    This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also…

    Paperback – 1997-11-13
    Routledge

  • Adult Education and the Postmodern Challenge

    Learning Beyond the Limits, 1st Edition

    By Ian Bryant, Rennie Johnston, Robin Usher

    This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By…

    Paperback – 1996-12-12
    Routledge

  • Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Tight

    As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts.…

    Hardback – 1996-04-04
    Routledge

  • Boundaries of Adult Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Ann Hanson, Peter Raggatt

    Until relatively recently, adult learning in the UK was largely recognised as being situated mainly within the LEA adult education centre, university extra-mural departments and the WEA. However, this picture has changed. The major change has been a shift from 'education' to 'learning' as the key…

    Paperback – 1995-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Learning Society: Challenges and Trends

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Peter Raggatt, Nick Small

    The 'learning society' is not a new idea, although its popularity has grown in recent years with the suggestion that lifelong learning is a condition for economic competitiveness in a global economy, replacing the earlier conception of it as a condition for democratic citizenship. This reader,…

    Paperback – 1995-11-23
    Routledge

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