Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Improving Learning, Skills and Inclusion

    The Impact of Policy on Post-Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

    By Frank Coffield, Sheila Edward, Ian Finlay, Ann Hodgson, Ken Spours, Richard Steer

    How can opportunities for teaching and learning be improved to ensure that many more people participate, gain qualifications and obtain decent jobs? Will government policies enable us to achieve these goals? What new ideas do we need to ensure a more inclusive, equitable and efficient learning…

    Paperback – 2008-03-19
    Improving Learning

  • Teaching Foundation Mathematics

    A Guide for Teachers of Older Students with Learning Difficulties, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Naggar-Smith

    This fully photocopiable resource will provide essential materials for anyone teaching pre-entry or foundation Maths in secondary schools and further education. Teaching Foundation Mathematics is developed to provide age appropriate material for adult learners with moderate to severe learning…

    Paperback – 2008-01-30
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  • Foucault and Lifelong Learning

    Governing the Subject, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    Over the last twenty years there has been increasing interest in the work of Michel Foucault in the social sciences and in particular with relation to education. This, the first book to draw on his work to consider lifelong learning, explores the significance of policies and practices of lifelong…

    Paperback – 2008-01-17

  • Learning, Natural Capital and Sustainable Development

    Options for an Uncertain World, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Foster, Stephen Gough

    This special issue of the journal Environmental Education Research addresses a topical area of importance - human behaviour towards the environment. The book explores the economic metaphor of 'natural capital' in this context arguing that the currently dominant model of sustainable development,…

    Paperback – 2007-12-04

  • Literacy, Lives and Learning

    1st Edition

    By David Barton, Roz Ivanic, Yvon Appleby, Rachel Hodge, Karin Tusting

    Demonstrating what it is like to be an adult learner in today’s world, this book focuses on language, literacy and numeracy learning. The authors explore the complex relationship between learning and adults’ lives, following a wide range of individual students in various formal learning situations,…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31

  • Adult Education Teachers

    Designing Critical Literacy Practices, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Rogers, Mary Ann Kramer

    This book examines the literacy practices of exemplary adult education teachers working within critical literacy frameworks. It provides an in-depth look at the complexity of adult literacy education through the lenses of these teachers. An understanding of this complexity helps teachers design…

    Paperback – 2007-10-01

  • Critical Thinking

    An Exploration of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Moon

    In this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process. Key themes covered include: different views of and approaches to critical thinking with an emphasis on a practical basis that…

    Paperback – 2007-09-06

  • Adult Biliteracy

    Sociocultural and Programmatic Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaudia M. Rivera, Ana Huerta-Macias

    Offering an in-depth view of adult literacy/biliteracy by merging two fields—adult literacy and English as a Second Language—this volume brings to the forefront linguistic, demographic, sociocultural, workforce, familial, academic, and other issues surrounding the development of…

    Paperback – 2007-08-31

  • Vocational Education

    International Approaches, Developments and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Clarke, Christopher Winch

    Vocational education and training (VET) have a key role to play in raising skill levels and improving a society’s productivity. In this important new book, a team of international experts argue that too often national VET policy has been formulated in ignorance of historical and political…

    Paperback – 2007-08-09

  • Lifelong Learning

    Concepts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Crowther, Peter Sutherland

    Lifelong learning has developed enormously as a distinct area of study within education in recent years not least because numerous governments and educational strategists have become very vocal supporters of new ways of learning throughout all stages of life. This guide to the topic brings together…

    Paperback – 2007-07-05

  • Reconsidering Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

    Meeting Students' Learning Needs, 1st Edition

    By David Kember

    Distance learning is now more prevalent in the developing world than ever before. This book reconsiders the suitability and success of established modes of distance learning for current contexts in the developing world. It examines what adaptations are necessary to suit shifting needs…

    Paperback – 2007-06-14
    Open and Flexible Learning Series

  • The Pedagogy of Lifelong Learning

    Understanding Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Muir Houston, Nuala Toman

    Presenting a snapshot of contemporary international research into the pedagogy of lifelong learning and teaching, this book focuses on a wide range of issues related to lifelong learning, including higher education, community-based learning and literacy practices in continuing education. It…

    Paperback – 2007-06-07

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