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  • International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    This is the third edition of Peter Jarvis' classic textbook, Adult and Continuing Education, which established itself as the most widely used and respected book about education for adults today. In this new edition, the author has made extensive revisions and included substantial additional material to take account of the many changes that have... more...

  • International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Teachingby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    An introduction to the techniques, contemporary theories and methods of teaching from facilitating problem-based learning to the role of the lecture, this book explores the issues that underpin interpersonal methods of teaching, and offers genuine insights. It will help teachers at all levels to understand the techniques that they can use in different... more...

  • Lifelong Learning and the Learning Societyby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95

    This book critically assesses the learning that is required and provided within a learning society and gives a detailed sociological analysis of the emerging role of lifelong learning with examples from around the globe. Divided into three clear parts the book: looks at the development of the knowledge economy provides a critique of lifelong... more...

  • Democracy, Lifelong Learning and the Learning Societyby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95

    This is a book with a difference: it produces a completely new perspective on lifelong learning and the learning society and locates them within humanity itself. Five themes run through this book: Humankind has always been aware of the imperfections of human society: as a consequence, it has looked back to a mythological past and forward... more...

  • Twentieth Century Thinkers in Adult and Continuing Educationby Jarvis Peter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Paradoxes of Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    As more is discovered about the powerful impact of lifelong learning on adults, educators are changing their views about how, when and where we learn. Learning is no longer defined only in the context of formal educational settings but in social context as well ? including families, the workplace, and religious and political groups. This book explores... more...

  • The Sociology of Adult & Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book provides a comprehensive sociological overview of adult and continuing education. It draws on all branches of sociology rather than advocating one approach. It examines the theories of all the significant sociological writers in the field such as Knowles, Marx, Freire and Gramsci and sets them in the broader intellectual context. It also... more...

  • Adult Learning in the Social Contextby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education . The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed their own learning experiences. more...