Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • The Ethics of Cultural Competence in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly A. Burnell, Heidi Schnackenberg

    This new book presents both research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-design) and conceptual chapters about the ethical factors to be considered in teaching, administration, and professional practice in higher education settings. The book includes recent research-based ideas in the field of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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

  • Classroom Observation

    A guide to the effective observation of teaching and learning, 1st Edition

    By Matt O'Leary

    Classroom Observation explores the pivotal role of lesson observation in the training, assessment and development of new and experienced teachers. Offering practical guidance and detailed insight on an aspect of training that is a source of anxiety for many teachers, this thought-provoking book…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher

    A practical guide to being effective and innovative, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Duckworth

    How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher is a straightforward, friendly guide to being an effective and innovative teacher in post-compulsory education. Focussing on practical advice drawn from the author’s extensive and successful personal experience of both teaching and training teachers, it offers sound…

    Paperback – 2013-08-27
    Routledge

  • Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An introductory guide for Education Studies, 1st Edition

    By Anne O'Grady

    Written specifically for Education Studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to lifelong learning and the impact it has on all areas of society. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, it explores what lifelong learning is, where learning can and does take place and who…

    Paperback – 2013-05-28
    Routledge

  • Developing Narrative Theory

    Life Histories and Personal Representation, 1st Edition

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    We live in an age of narrative: life stories are a crucial ingredient in what makes us human and, in turn, what kind of human they make us. In recent years, narrative analysis has grown and is used across many areas of research. Interest in this rapidly developing approach now requires the firm…

    Paperback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge

  • Local Literacies

    Reading and Writing in One Community, 1st Edition

    By David Barton, Mary Hamilton

    Local Literacies is a unique detailed study of the role of reading and writing in people’s everyday lives. By concentrating on a selection of people in a particular community in Lancaster, England, the authors analyse how they use literacy in their day-to-day lives. It follows four people in detail…

    Paperback – 2012-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Mentoring Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    A guide to effective practice, 2nd Edition

    By Bryan Cunningham

    The post-compulsory sector is complex and multifaceted, with highly diverse and sometimes challenging learner groups and subject to change from almost unending shifts in educational policy. Effective mentoring has a crucial role in the initial training of new teachers in the post-compulsory sector…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arthur, Andrew Peterson

    Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2011-10-17
    Routledge

  • Numeracy for QTLS

    Achieving the Minimum Core, 1st Edition

    By Liz Keeley-Browne, Anne Price

    By 2010 the Government requires all teaching staff in the Lifelong Learning Sector to gain the QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) teaching qualification.  In addition to the new qualification, all those training to teach in the post compulsory/FE sector must also …

    Paperback – 2011-07-07
    Routledge

  • Education: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Kay Wood

    @text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Theories of Learning for the Workplace

    Building blocks for training and professional development programs, 1st Edition

    By Filip Dochy, David Gijbels, Mien Segers, Piet Van den Bossche

    Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about ‘storing and recall’ but ‘development and flow’. Theories of Learning in the…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology in Education

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