Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Changing Spaces of Education

    New Perspectives on the Nature of Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Brooks, Alison Fuller, Johanna Waters

    In today’s modern climate, education and learning take place in multiple and diverse spaces. Increasingly, these spaces are both physical and virtual in nature. Access to and use of information and communication technologies, and the emergence of knowledge-based economies necessitate an…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge

  • World Yearbook of Education 2007

    Educating the Global Workforce: Knowledge, Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Farrell, Tara Fenwick

    The 2007 edition of this respected international volume considers the challenges facing work related education arising from the rapid expansion of the global economy and the impact of this on labour markets and individual workers. Including perspectives from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Africa,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-26
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • From Adult Education to the Learning Society

    21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    This unique text provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning. It includes more than twenty-five seminal articles from the first two decades of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, written by leading authors in the field from the…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
    Routledge
    Education Heritage

  • Making Dyslexia Work for You

    2nd Edition

    By Vicki Goodwin, Bonita Thomson

    Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into. User-friendly, essential guide to the world of study and work for anyone with dyslexia; Identifies the key needs of adults and young people who…

    Paperback – 2011-11-21
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research

    Politics, languages and responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Lesley Farrell

    How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better ‘mobilized’ among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Telling Lives

    Exploring dimensions of narratives, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Horsdal

    Both interest in and understanding of narrative analysis had developed rapidly in recent years and is now a mainstream element of research across many disciplines. In the groundbreaking Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives, the author illustrates as many facets as possible of the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Emerging Approaches to Educational Research

    Tracing the Socio-Material, 1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards, Peter Sawchuk

    The last fifteen years have seen much conceptual and methodological innovation in research on education and learning across the lifecourse, bringing both fresh insights and new dilemmas. This innovation was initially fuelled by the growing influence of conceptual framings often named as either…

    Paperback – 2011-07-13
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education

    The Role of Social Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Sue Heath, Brenda Johnston

    Extending the chance for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in Higher Education (HE) is a priority in the UK and many countries internationally. Previous work on widening participation in HE however has focussed on why people choose to go to university but this vital new research has…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21
    Routledge

  • Learning Futures

    Education, Technology and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Keri Facer

    In the twenty-first century, educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely, however, do we ask whether this future vision is robust, achievable or even desirable,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28
    Routledge

  • Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work

    Survey and Case Study Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.W. Livingstone

    Lifelong Learning is essential to all individuals and in recent years has become a guiding principle for policy initiatives, ranging from national economic competition to issues of social cohesion and personal fulfilment. However, despite the importance of lifelong learning there is a critical…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04
    Routledge

  • Improving Learning through the Lifecourse

    Learning Lives, 1st Edition

    By Gert Biesta, John Field, Phil Hodkinson, Flora J. Macleod, Ivor F. Goodson

    Adult learning matters. There is now widespread agreement that modern countries depend on the creativity, skills and knowledge of the entire population for their prosperity. Many people talk of our future well-being in terms of a ‘knowledge economy’ or a ‘learning society’ in which every person’s…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

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