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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
The Ravenscroft School, a 19th-century Episcopal boarding school in Asheville, North Carolina, from 1856 to 1901, had three distinct phases. It was first a "Classical and Theological School" (1856-1864) and then, following the Civil War, a Theological Training School and Associate Mission (1868-1900); in 1887 it split into two departments,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types of adults who struggle to read and write, who are... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00
Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
Across both the industrialised and the developing worlds, educators have high hopes for information and communications technology (ICT). ICT has been seen as a potentially powerful tool for raising educational performance and increasing access to learning by the disadvantaged. Can it live up to these hopes? And does it have particular relevance to... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 19.00
OECD in Figures is OECD's pocket data book. It contains key data on OECD countries, ranging from economic growth and employment to trade and migration. There are comparable tables on the environment, science and public finances. For added perspective, OECD in Figures includes a selection of graphs, giving snapshots on subjects such as... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 37.00
Norways aid effort ranks second among DAC Members in terms of ODA to GNP ratio. Broad national consensus towards Norways development assistance is based on strong support by churches and NGOs and on effective development education. In particular, 40% of the bilateral programme administered by Norway is channelled through Norwegian NGOs.... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
Distance learning can defined as learning where the instructor and the students are in physically separate locations. The various technologies used in distance learning can be roughly divided into four categories: print, audio, computer and video. The explosion of the internet, coupled with advances in educational software, has fuelled distance learning... more...