Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Theories of Learning for the Workplace

    Building blocks for training and professional development programs, 1st Edition

    By Filip Dochy, David Gijbels, Mien Segers, Piet Van den Bossche

    Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about ‘storing and recall’ but ‘development and flow’. Theories of Learning in the…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology in Education

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Fundamentals of Workplace Learning

    Understanding How People Learn in Working Life, 1st Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Fundamentals of Workplace Learning is a comprehensive guide to how people learn in the workplace, and the issues and challenges involved. Examining the essential aspects of workplace learning and unravelling the various influences which affect the success of work-based learners, Knud Illeris…

    Paperback – 2010-12-01
    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

  • An Introduction to Career Learning & Development 11-19

    Perspectives, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Barnes, Barbara Bassot, Anne Chant

    An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19 is an indispensible source of support and guidance for all those who need to know why and how career learning and development should be planned, developed and delivered effectively to meet the needs of young people. It is a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge

  • 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

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