Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Student Attainment in Higher Education

    Issues, controversies and debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Steventon, Debra Cureton, Lynn Clouder

    Student Attainment in Higher Education: Issues, controversies and debates is a timely exploration of student attainment in a rapidly changing higher education context and a rapidly changing world. The effects of neoliberalism and the commercialization of everyday life on education have been well…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

  • Social Justice, Transformation and Knowledge

    Policy, Workplace Learning and Skills, 1st Edition

    By James Avis

     Social Justice, Transformation and Knowledge: Policy, Workplace Learning and Skills examines the policy contexts in which lifelong learning, vocational education and training and skill development is set. It provides a critique of neo-liberalism and its impact on vocational education and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury

    A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions, 1st Edition

    By Graham Lowings, Beth Wicks

    Effective Learning After Acquired Brain Injury provides clear guidance on delivering productive educational programmes for adolescents and adults with acquired brain injury (ABI). Written for the non-specialist, the book provides an accessible overview of the neuropsychological deficits resulting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Social Media in Academia

    Networked Scholars, 1st Edition

    By George Veletsianos

    Social media and online social networks are expected to transform academia and the scholarly process. However, intense emotions permeate scholars’ online practices and an increasing number of academics are finding themselves in trouble in networked spaces. In reality, the evidence describing…

    Paperback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge

  • Life, Work and Learning

    1st Edition

    By David Beckett, Paul Hager

    In both paid and unpaid work contexts adults learn powerfully from their experiences. In this book, the authors argue that this should be the basis for a new perception of what is truly educational in life. Drawing on the works of Aristotle, Wittgenstein and Russell, along with contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Universities and Engagement

    International perspectives on higher education and lifelong learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Field, Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha, Andrea Waxenegger

    Universities and Engagement is a timely and insightful book that examines what universities can contribute to their communities and economies through lifelong learning, a topic which is of increasing importance to Higher Education Institutions across the world. The book will offer an answer to the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Apprenticeship

    International Perspectives on an Evolving Model of Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Lorna Unwin

    Throughout the world, people understand the meaning of 'apprenticeship'. As a model of learning and skill formation, apprenticeship has adapted over the years to reflect changes in work, in technology, and in the types of knowledge that underpin occupational expertise. Apprenticeship serves the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings, 1st Edition

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender, Experience, and Knowledge in Adult Learning

    Alisoun’s Daughters, 1st Edition

    By Elana Michelson

    In this wide-ranging book, Elana Michelson invites us to revisit basic understandings of the `experiential learner’. How does experience come to be seen as the basis of knowledge? How do gender, class, and race enter into the ways in which knowledge is valued? What political and cultural belief…

    Paperback – 2015-05-18
    Routledge

  • Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy, 1st Edition

    By Pat Guy

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge
    nasen spotlight

  • Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

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