Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Innovations in Lifelong Learning

    Critical Perspectives on Diversity, Participation and Vocational Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Jackson

    This book opens up ways to engage critically with what counts as innovatory practice in lifelong learning today, locating its discussion of innovations in lifelong learning within an international and comparative framework. Innovations in Lifelong Learning engages first hand with issues and…

    Paperback – 2010-12-07
    Routledge

  • Improving Literacy at Work

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wolf, Karen Evans

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Understanding Adult Functional Literacy

    Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills, 1st Edition

    By Sheida White

    "This is a genuinely scholarly work ... It is based on [analysis of] the most up-to-date quantitative surveys that we have on adult literacy. These surveys are the gold standard in terms of documenting adult literacy in the United States ...The author analyzes these extensive surveys and puts…

    Paperback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge

  • Learning Across Sites

    New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sten R. Ludvigsen, Andreas Lund, Ingvill Rasmussen, Roger Säljö

    The ever evolving, technology-intensive nature of the twenty-first century workplace has caused an acceleration in the division of labour, whereby work practices are becoming highly specialised and learning and the communication of knowledge is in a constant state of flux. This poses a…

    Paperback – 2010-09-20
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

  • Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences in the past three decades, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. ANT studies bring to the fore the material – objects of all kinds –…

    Paperback – 2010-05-28
    Routledge

  • Improving Mathematics at Work

    The Need for Techno-Mathematical Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss, Phillip Kent, Arthur Bakker

    Improving Mathematics at Work questions the mathematical knowledge and skills that matter in the twenty-first century world of work, and studies how the use of mathematics in the workplace is evolving in the rapidly-changing context of new technologies and globalisation. Through a series of case…

    Paperback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • Work Integrated Learning

    A Guide to Effective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Cooper, Janice Orrell, Margaret Bowden

    The demand for work-ready graduates, who are familiar with organizational practices in the workplace is increasing, and so the need for greater work integrated learning (WIL) is a growing concern for the education sector. With the globalization of higher education and the cultural and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2010-03-24
    Routledge

  • Narrative Learning

    1st Edition

    By Ivor F. Goodson, Gert Biesta, Michael Tedder, Norma Adair

    What is the role of narrative in how people learn throughout their lives? Are there different patterns and forms of narrativity? How do they influence learning? Based on data gathered for the Learning Lives project, which sought to understand learning by questioning individuals about their life…

    Paperback – 2010-02-24
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Power

    Interdisciplinary Education for a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Alan Wilson

    Success in the twenty-first century demands knowledge power – for individuals, organisations, cities, regions and countries. This book offers a map showing the structure of the knowledge space in a contemporary context. The routes beyond traditional disciplines are charted, in part based on the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10
    Routledge

  • Learning and Work and the Politics of Working Life

    Global Transformations and Collective Identities in Teaching, Nursing and Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terri Seddon, Lea Henriksson, Beatrix Niemeyer

    Large scale changes in work and education are a key feature of contemporary global transformations, with a pervasive politics that affects people’s experiences of workplaces and learning spaces. This thought-provoking book uses empirical research to question prevailing debates surrounding…

    Paperback – 2009-11-23
    Routledge

  • Transitions and Learning through the Lifecourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Ecclestone, Gert Biesta, Martin Hughes

    Like many ideas that inform policy, practice and research, ‘transition’ has many meanings. Children make a transition to adulthood, pupils move from primary to secondary school, and there is then a movement from school to work, training or further education. Transitions can lead to profound and…

    Paperback – 2009-10-08
    Routledge

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