Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • 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

  • Global Perspectives on Higher Education and Lifelong Learners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Schuetze, Maria Slowey

    The global expansion of participation rates in higher education continue more or less unabated. However, while the concept of lifelong learning has figured prominently in national and international educational policy discourse for more than three decades, its implications for the field of higher…

    Paperback – 2013-05-20

  • Reconceptualising Feedback in Higher Education

    Developing dialogue with students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Merry, Margaret Price, David Carless, Maddalena Taras

    Feedback is a crucial element of teaching, learning and assessment. There is, however, substantial evidence that staff and students are dissatisfied with it, and there is growing impetus for change. Student Surveys have indicated that feedback is one of the most problematic aspects of the student…

    Paperback – 2013-05-09

  • Learning and Living 1790-1960

    A Study in the History of the English Adult Education Movement, 1st Edition

    By J F C Harrison

    Originally published in 1961, the book charts the dynamics of successive phases of the adult education movement and shows the social origin and development of the ideas and attitudes of those involved with it.…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08

  • Challenges and Inequalities in Lifelong Learning and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Jackson

    The connections and interactions of lifelong learning and social justice are complex and contested. Both are seen as a means to unconditional good, with little account taken of the inequalities and equalities located in constructions of power. This book develops critical ways to engage with…

    Hardback – 2013-05-07

  • Feedback in Higher and Professional Education

    Understanding it and doing it well, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Boud, Elizabeth Molloy

    Learners complain that they do not get enough feedback, and educators resent that although they put considerable time into generating feedback, students take little notice of it. Both parties agree that it is very important. Feedback in Higher and Professional Education explores what needs to be…

    Paperback – 2012-11-29

  • 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

  • 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

  • Learning in the Workplace

    A Toolkit for Facilitating Learning and Assessment in Health and Social Care Settings, 2nd Edition

    By Joan Mulholland, Chris Turnock

    This toolkit is designed for preparing health and social care practitioners for their role in facilitating learning in their workplace. It enables readers to recognise learning opportunities, communicate their professional knowledge, provide students with appropriate support, judge performance,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-04

  • Knowledge and Innovation

    A Comparative Study of the USA, the UK and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Helen Brown

    This new book presents case studies from the US, the UK and Japan. Packed full of vignettes from cases studies and subscribing to a socio-cultural approach rather than the often tacit assumption that knowledge and ‘technology transfer’ is a logistical problem, this excellent volume illuminates the…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marion Bowl, Robert Tobias, Jennifer Leahy, Graeme Ferguson, Jeffrey Gage

    Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning reflects on current debates and discourses around gender and education, in which some academics, practitioners and policy-makers have referred to a crisis of masculinity. This book explores questions such as: Are men under-represented in education? Are…

    Paperback – 2012-05-31

  • Women, War, Violence and Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shahrzad Mojab

    This anthology provides fresh theorization of gendered dimensions of learning, war, and violence, with a view to offering new insights on the impact of violence on women’s learning and well being. The collection is an important contribution to emerging interdisciplinary approaches to the role and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17

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