Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Career Development

    A human resource development perspective, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly McDonald, Linda Hite

    Career Development: A Human Resource Development Perspective offers a strategic framework that demonstrates the role of career development within the human resource function. It goes beyond conventional interventions and includes key topics such as diversity, work–life balance, and ethics.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    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

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