Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Sustainable Development and Learning: framing the issues

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Gough, William Scott

    This book examines the difficult and wide-ranging issues relating to how we understand our environment, our place in it, and how we choose to act. This comprehensive text provides an overview of these developing key issues, illustrating how - through schooling, higher education, professional…

    Paperback – 2003-08-14

  • The Changing Face of Further Education

    Lifelong Learning, Inclusion and Community Values in Further Education, 1st Edition

    By Terry Hyland, Barbara Merrill

    What are the values and policies which are driving the development of Further Education institutions?The rapid expansion and development of the post-compulsory sector of education means that further education institutions have to cope with ever-evolving government policies.This book comprehensively…

    Paperback – 2003-07-17

  • Making Sense of Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    By Norman Evans

    Making Sense of Lifelong Learning looks beyond the rhetoric about lifelong learning (LLL), and asks long overdue questions such as, Who is actually in need of LLL? What are the motives of institutions, employers and the Government in promoting LLL? And, who says what is and what is not LLL?In the…

    Paperback – 2003-06-05

  • Lifelong Learning in Action

    Transforming Education in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Norman Longworth

    Since the concept of lifelong learning came to prominence much excellent work has been undertaken but, as Professor Longworth's new book shows, major change in some areas is still needed if the concept of learning from cradle to grave is to become a true reality. Using his unique vantage point from…

    Paperback – 2003-03-01

  • Using Learning Technologies

    International Perspectives on Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Burge, Margaret Haughey

    This collection of first-hand accounts from experienced and accomplished learning technology practitioners highlights issues in using learning technologies for flexible, distance and open learning. Drawing on their own experience, the authors identify and explore the most practical and complex…

    Paperback – 2001-08-23
    Routledge Studies in Distance Education

  • Citizenship Through Secondary Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lambert, Paul Machon

    This book reveals the potential of geography to engage with citizenship. It provides: theoretical signposts in the form of short, digestible explanations for key ideas such as racism, values, identity, community and social exclusion a number of inset activities 'for further thinking' a critique of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-23

  • Higher Education and Lifelong Learning

    International Perspectives on Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Schuetze, Maria Slowey

    Responding to the emerging needs of lifelong learners arguably represents one of the most fundamental challenges facing higher education systems of the countries of the developing world. At the start of the new century the concept of Lifelong Learning may indeed be counted as one of the the key…

    Paperback – 2001-01-11

  • Participatory Practices in Adult Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Campbell, Barbara Burnaby

    Although there has been a great deal of rhetoric about learner empowerment in educational and community development circles, this book is the first to offer detailed examples of successful participatory practices in adult education spanning a wide range of program settings, such as schools,…

    Paperback – 2001-01-01

  • Reflection in Learning and Professional Development

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A. Moon

    Reflection is a technique for aiding and reinforcing learning, used in education and professional development. This volume offers practitioners and students guidance that cuts across theoretical approaches, enabling them to understand and use reflection to enhance learning in practice.…

    Paperback – 2000-11-01

  • Distance Training

    Taking Stock at a Time of Change, 1st Edition

    By Desmond Keegan

    Despite the massive potential of distance learning on the internet, the field of distance training is little known or understood. This guide addresses this knowledge gap and: *presents research into four models of distance education, into which it is claimed nearly all provision world-wide…

    Paperback – 2000-09-07

  • Too Scared To Learn

    Women, Violence, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Horsman

    Too Scared to Learn explores the impact of women's experiences of violence on their learning, and proposes radical changes to educational programs through connecting therapeutic and educational discourses. Little attention has previously been paid to the impact of violence on learning. A large…

    Paperback – 2000-04-01

  • Now We Read, We See, We Speak

    Portrait of Literacy Development in an Adult Freirean-Based Class, 1st Edition

    By Victoria Purcell-Gates, Robin A. Waterman

    Now We Read, We See, We Speak compellingly captures eight women's progress toward empowerment through a Freirean-based literacy class in rural El Salvador and, in the process, provides telling lessons for literacy and adult educators around the world. This book fills a real gap in the educational…

    Paperback – 2000-04-01

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