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  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?, 1st Edition

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Learning in Later Life

    An Ethnography of Museum Education, 1st Edition

    By Shari Sabeti

    Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. The author’s careful analysis challenges many of the assumptions on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Lifelong Learning for Tourism

    Concepts, Policy and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou

    Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Identity and Resistance in Further Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Rob Smith

    In recent years, Further Education has reached a crossroads, with questions being asked about its function, aims and focus, as well as querying the role of the FE teacher, the key aspects of the curriculum and which values should inform FE pedagogy. Identity and Resistance in Further Education…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Conferences as Sites of Learning and Development

    Using participatory action learning and action research approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

    This book applies and expands upon the concept of the ‘learning conference’ as a site of learning and development, using the paradigm and methodologies of participatory action learning and action research (PALAR). Making a significant contribution to the field, this is the first book to outline the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education

    1st Edition

    By Sai Loo

    Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education introduces a critical understanding of how teachers deliver occupational or vocational courses at various academic levels. Including wider coverage of work-related programmes and based on empirical research, this book uses the term…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Vocational Education

  • Spirituality, Community, and Race Consciousness in Adult Higher Education

    Breaking the Cycle of Racialization, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Paul Westbrook

    Drawing on the lived experiences of Black students in adult degree completion programs at predominantly White, Christian institutions in the southern United States, this book presents a model for reimagining adult higher education. Westbrook explores the reasons students enrolled in degree programs…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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