Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Belzer

    This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas – reading, writing, and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-11
    Routledge

  • Changing Spaces of Education

    New Perspectives on the Nature of Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Brooks, Alison Fuller, Johanna Waters

    In today’s modern climate, education and learning take place in multiple and diverse spaces. Increasingly, these spaces are both physical and virtual in nature. Access to and use of information and communication technologies, and the emergence of knowledge-based economies necessitate an…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge

  • World Yearbook of Education 2007

    Educating the Global Workforce: Knowledge, Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Farrell, Tara Fenwick

    The 2007 edition of this respected international volume considers the challenges facing work related education arising from the rapid expansion of the global economy and the impact of this on labour markets and individual workers. Including perspectives from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Africa,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-26
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • 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

  • From Adult Education to the Learning Society

    21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    This unique text provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning. It includes more than twenty-five seminal articles from the first two decades of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, written by leading authors in the field from the…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
    Routledge
    Education Heritage

  • Making Dyslexia Work for You

    2nd Edition

    By Vicki Goodwin, Bonita Thomson

    Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into. User-friendly, essential guide to the world of study and work for anyone with dyslexia; Identifies the key needs of adults and young people who…

    Paperback – 2011-11-21
    Routledge

  • Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An International Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    This volume offers a comprehensive international response to the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)’s inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the UK. The book focuses upon some of the main themes of the inquiry, and analyses them from very broad perspectives undertaken…

    Hardback – 2011-11-17
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research

    Politics, languages and responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Lesley Farrell

    How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better ‘mobilized’ among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Telling Lives

    Exploring dimensions of narratives, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Horsdal

    Both interest in and understanding of narrative analysis had developed rapidly in recent years and is now a mainstream element of research across many disciplines. In the groundbreaking Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives, the author illustrates as many facets as possible of the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

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