Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • 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

  • Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Jan Arminio, Tomoko Kudo Grabosky, Josh Lang

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge
    Key Issues on Diverse College Students

  • The Lecturer's Toolkit

    A practical guide to assessment, learning and teaching, 4th Edition

    By Phil Race

    The Lecturer’s Toolkit is a wide-ranging, down-to-earth, practical resource for lecturers and teachers in universities and colleges. Jargon-free and written with authority, clarity and candour, the Toolkit addresses a broad range of aspects of assessment, feedback, learning and teaching, and helps…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Freire and Education

    1st Edition

    By Antonia Darder

    One of the most influential educational philosophers of our times, Paulo Freire contributed to a revolutionary understanding of education as an empowering and democratizing force in the lives of the disenfranchised. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, Antonia Darder…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • 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

  • Masterliness in the Teaching Profession

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda la Velle

    This collection presents an international perspective on issues of training and accreditation at the Master’s level of course provision in the initial and continuing professional development of teachers, coining the phrase ‘masterliness in education’. It provides a comparative background to inform…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge

  • Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Harold Entwistle

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Organizational Learning and Development

    From an Evidence Base, 1st Edition

    By Paul Kearns

    It is now widely accepted that organizational maturity is dependent on being able to reorganize on a continuous basis and learn faster and more effectively than your competitors. Organizations that want to be sure they are competing at the highest level need clear indicators that their…

    Paperback – 2014-09-24
    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

  • Education and Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

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