Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Changing Vocational Education and Training

    An International Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Finlay, Stuart Niven, Stephanie Young

    Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been the focus of change for some years. Many nations have developed VET systems with long-term strategies that benefit their economies, including co-ordinating economic, industrial and VET policies and achieving consensus among major stakeholders in the…

    Paperback – 1998-10-22

  • Lifelong Learning and the University

    A Post-Dearing Agenda, 1st Edition

    By Richard Taylor, David Watson

    The Report of the National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education chaired by Sir Ron Dearing was published in July 1997. It represents the first officially sponsored systematic examination of the United Kingdom's system of higher education since the Robbins Report over 25 years ago. This book…

    Paperback – 1998-03-31

  • Changing Places?

    Flexibility, Lifelong Learning and a Learning Society, 1st Edition

    By Richard Edwards

    Flexibility has become a central concept in much policy and academic debate. Individuals, organizations and societies are all required to become more flexible so that they can participate in the ongoing processes of change involved in lifelong learning. This book explores how the notion of a…

    Paperback – 1997-07-10

  • Working with Experience

    Animating Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Boud, Nod Miller

    Every day we are confronted with problems and challenges which we address by drawing on our experience and by using this experience to find ways of learning what to do in new circumstances. Learning through experience is the normal, commonplace approach to learning and we take it for granted.…

    Paperback – 1996-11-28

  • Teaching Secrets

    The Technology in Social Work Education, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Middleman, Gale Goldberg Wood

    Teachers and student teachers in social work will gain valuable insight into the artistry that makes truly great teaching from the accounts found in this new book. Master teachers examine the processes they use in the classroom and present them in a format that facilitates the practical application…

    Paperback – 1996-04-30

  • Adult ESL/Literacy From the Community to the Community

    A Guidebook for Participatory Literacy Training, 1st Edition

    By Elsa Auerbach, Byron Barahona, Julio Midy, Felipe Vaquerano, Ana Zambrano

    Adult ESL/Literacy from the Community to the Community: A Guidebook for Participatory Literacy Training tells the story of a university-community collaboration to develop, implement, and evaluate a project designed to train immigrants and refugees as adult ESL and native literacy instructors in…

    Paperback – 1996-01-01

  • Disaffection And Diversity

    Overcoming Barriers For Adult Learners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Calder

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-02-18

  • Talking About Literacy

    Principles and Practice of Adult Literacy Education, 1st Edition

    By Jane Mace

    Talking about Literacy re-examines dominant notions of what litreracy is, and challenges the problem-solution reflex to the issue (the problem is illiteracy: the solution is more literacy). Literacy has enormous emotional and political associations, and the job of literacy educator often concerns…

    Paperback – 1992-06-04

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