Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Social Capital, Lifelong Learning and the Management of Place

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Kate Sankey, Bruce Wilson

    With contributions from around the world, this book brings together inter-related research from three fields: social capital, place management and lifelong learning regions. Providing valuable insight into the management of place and the development of learning at a regional level, the book…

    Paperback – 2007-06-07
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualising Lifelong Learning

    Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Sue Jackson, Penny Jane Burke

    Arising from work by the Gender and Lifelong Learning Group of the Gender and Education Association, this book presents reconceptualisations of lifelong learning. It argues that the current field of lifelong learning is based on certain hidden values and assumptions and examines the mechanisms by…

    Paperback – 2007-05-10
    Routledge

  • Researching Widening Access to Lifelong Learning

    Issues and Approaches in International Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Jim Gallacher, Beth Crossan

    This authoritative volume is a truly international contribution to the worldwide debate on how best to widen access to lifelong learning. The first section of the book comprises research studies from around the world, reflecting the diversity of contexts in which widening access is researched and…

    Paperback – 2007-04-26
    Routledge

  • Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7

    Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Christine Smith

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 7, is the newest volume in a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices in…

    Paperback – 2007-03-09
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Assessment in Higher Education

    Learning for the Longer Term, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Boud, Nancy Falchikov

    Assessment is a value-laden activity surrounded by debates about academic standards, preparing students for employment, measuring quality and providing incentives. There is substantial evidence that assessment, rather than teaching, has the major influence on students’ learning. It directs…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

    Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    This book critically assesses the learning that is required and provided within a learning society and gives a detailed sociological analysis of the emerging role of lifelong learning with examples from around the globe. Divided into three clear parts the book: looks at the development of the…

    Paperback – 2007-02-01
    Routledge
    Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

  • Learning in Groups

    A Handbook for Face-to-Face and Online Environments, 4th Edition

    By David Jaques, Gilly Salmon

    Learning in groups, rather than in formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope to negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective releationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other.…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge

  • Learning Cities, Learning Regions, Learning Communities

    Lifelong Learning and Local Government, 1st Edition

    By Norman Longworth

    This book explores the mental and social landscape of the city of today and tomorrow; the way in which people think, interact, work together, learn and live with and among each other. Written to address the urgent need for a guide to the principles and practices of lifelong learning, the…

    Paperback – 2006-02-02
    Routledge

  • Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    As interest grows in theories of lifelong learning not only across society but also as an area of serious academic study, the need has arisen for a thorough and critical study of the phenomenon. This distillation of the work of renowned writer Peter Jarvis addresses this need, looking at the…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
    Routledge
    Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

  • Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 6

    Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice: A Project of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Cristine Smith

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 6,  includes chapters on:*Demographic change and low-literacy Americans;*The role of vocabulary in Adult Basic Education;*Implications of research on spelling for Adult Basic Education;*Issues in teaching…

    Paperback – 2005-09-29
    Routledge

  • Adult Learning in the Digital Age

    Information Technology and the Learning Society, 1st Edition

    By Neil Selwyn, Stephen Gorard, John Furlong

    This engaging book sheds light on the ways in which adults in the twenty-first century interact with technology in different learning environments. Based on one of the first large-scale academic research projects in this area, the authors present their findings and offer practical…

    Paperback – 2005-09-22
    Routledge

  • A Detroit Conversation Video

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. King

    In this 20-minute video-documentary a diverse panel of educators--teachers, administrators, professors, a "reform" Board member, and parent and community activists--engage in a "no holds barred" conversation about testing, teacher preparation, and what is and is not working in Detroit schools,…

    Video cassette – 2005-09-16
    Routledge

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