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  • 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...

  • Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernityby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    Professor Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance... more...

  • Paradoxes of Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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$ 48.95

    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...

  • The Age of Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    A multidisciplinary analysis of learning in contemporary society. It analyzes both the meaning and the place of these strands that make up modern education and offers an overview of the part they play in the work of all educators, trainers, teachers and course developers. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Learning to be a Person in Societyby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Learning is a lifelong process and we are the result of our own learning. But how exactly do we learn to be a person through living? In this book, Peter Jarvis draws together all the aspects of becoming a person into the framework of learning. Considering the ongoing, "nature versus nurture" debate over how we become people, Jarvis?s study of nurture... more...

  • Adult Education and the Stateby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 185.00

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...