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  • 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

  • Information Technology and Career Education

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Information Technology and Career Education (ICITCE 2014), Hong Kong, 9-10 October 2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fun Shao, Wise Shu, Tracy Tian

    Information Technology and Career Education contains the contributions presented at the 2014 International Conference on Information Technology and Career Education (ICITCE 2014, Hong Kong, China, 9–10 October 2014). The book is divided into two main topics: information technology and vocational…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • The Ethics of Cultural Competence in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly A. Burnell, Heidi Schnackenberg

    This new book presents both research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-design) and conceptual chapters about the ethical factors to be considered in teaching, administration, and professional practice in higher education settings. The book includes recent research-based ideas in the field of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Apple Academic Press

  • Work Process Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Boreham, Martin Fischer

    Work Process Knowledge brings together the findings of twenty-four leading researchers on new forms of work and the demands these place on workers' knowledge and skill. Their findings, based on a new set of investigations in a wide range of manufacturing and service industries, identify the kinds…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Jan Arminio, Tomoko Kudo Grabosky, Josh Lang

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge
    Key Issues on Diverse College Students

  • The Lecturer's Toolkit

    A practical guide to assessment, learning and teaching, 4th Edition

    By Phil Race

    The Lecturer’s Toolkit is a wide-ranging, down-to-earth, practical resource for lecturers and teachers in universities and colleges. Jargon-free and written with authority, clarity and candour, the Toolkit addresses a broad range of aspects of assessment, feedback, learning and teaching, and helps…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Freire and Education

    1st Edition

    By Antonia Darder

    One of the most influential educational philosophers of our times, Paulo Freire contributed to a revolutionary understanding of education as an empowering and democratizing force in the lives of the disenfranchised. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, Antonia Darder…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

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