Lifelong Learning Products

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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

  • Work Process Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Boreham, Martin Fischer

    Work Process Knowledge brings together the findings of twenty-four leading researchers on new forms of work and the demands these place on workers' knowledge and skill. Their findings, based on a new set of investigations in a wide range of manufacturing and service industries, identify the kinds…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    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

  • The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Human Activity, Social Practices and Lifelong Education

    Francophone Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Durand

    This volume presents a scientific and practical trend in lifelong education, which focuses on "human activity". This trend is particularly apparent in French speaking countries where a seminal tradition of ergonomics, born in the middle of the 20th century, produced studies about work and workers’…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge

  • Participation in Community Work

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Karin Larsen, Vishanthie Sewpaul, Grete Oline Hole

    Participation is a key community work method and this text critically engages with its theoretical and conceptual underpinnings before drawing on international examples and perspectives. Including real-life case studies of participatory practice, this book will challenge and inspire all those…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge

  • Learning to Learn

    International perspectives from theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Deakin Crick, CRISTINA STRINGHER, Kai Ren

    Learning to Learn provides a much needed overview and international guide to the field of learning to learn from a multidisciplinary lifelong and lifewide perspective. A wealth of research has been flourishing on this key educational goal in recent years. Internationally, it is considered to be one…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • Learning Outside the Academy

    International Research Perspectives on Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Jim Gallacher, Susan Whittaker

    This book weaves together different strands of research in the area of lifelong learning that concentrates particularly on learning in alternative settings and ways, such experiential learning and informal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the book examines how…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Confessing Society

    Foucault, Confession and Practices of Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Fejes, Magnus Dahlstedt

    "I highly appreciate the quality of Fejes’ and Dahlstedt’s research and writing. They manage to present in a comprehensible way some essential concepts of Foucault that help us to understand better what practices of lifelong learning, in a broad sense, are emerging nowadays in advanced liberal…

    Paperback – 2014-01-17
    Routledge

  • Moral Learning

    Integrating the Personal, Professional and Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica J. Taylor

    As moral educators we are more used to teaching others and researching their learning and moral development than reflecting on and writing formally about our own moral learning. We are not just professionals with an interest and supposedly some expertise in morality and education, we also have…

    Hardback – 2013-07-22
    Routledge

  • University Teaching in Focus

    A learning-centred approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynne Hunt, Denise Chalmers

    University Teaching in Focus provides a foundational springboard for early career academics preparing to teach in universities. Focusing on four critical areas - teaching, curriculum, students, and quality/leadership - this succinct resource offers university teachers a straightforward approach to…

    Paperback – 2012-11-05
    Routledge

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