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  • PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICEby Doris Ash; Jrène Rahm; Leah M. Melber

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Informal learning, also called free choice learning or out-of-school time, is a relatively new field that has grown exponentially in the past 15 years. Research on the learning and teaching that takes place in these non-traditional, non-classroom environments, such as museums, gardens, afterschool and community programs, has enjoyed tremendous growth;... more...

  • Lernen zwischen Formalität und Informalitätby Petra Bollweg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Mit der These "Bildung ist mehr als Schule" wurde von Seiten der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe der Versuch unternommen, die einseitige Thematisierung von Schule als einzigem Lern- und Bildungsort aufzubrechen. Die dazu verwendete terminologische Unterscheidung zwischen formellem, nonformellem und informellem Lernen und formeller, nonformeller und informeller... more...

  • Principles and Practice of Informal Educationby Linda Deer Richardson; Mary Wolfe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    This new and exciting text is aimed at informal educators involved in youth work, community work and adult education and health promotion. The contributors explore the principles and practice of informal education and focus, in particular, on the notion of 'working with' which is central to practice, in this sector. The book argues for an approach... more...

  • Chronisch kranke Kinder in der Schuleby Elisabeth Flitner; Frodo Ostkämper; Claudia Scheid; Alexander Wertgen

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 27.43

    Chronische somatische oder psychische Erkrankungen müssen den Schulerfolg der Betroffenen nicht verhindern. Der Umgang mit solchen Erkrankungen erfordert aber immer spezielles Wissen und besondere Achtsamkeit & auch in der Schule. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes gehen auf Aspekte des Lebens mit einer chronischen Erkrankung ein, mit denen chronisch kranke... more...

  • Recovering Informal Learningby Paul Hager; John Halliday

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 69.99

    Theories and practices of learning have been dominated by the requirements of formal learning. This book seeks to persuade through philosophical argument and empirically grounded examples that the balance should be shifted back towards the informal. more...

  • informal Teaching and Learningby Rosemary C. Henze; Rosemary Henze

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Based on an ethnographic study conducted in a Greek community, this book celebrates the small ways people teach and learn while they are engaged in other, supposedly more important, activities. By examining the intricate ways in which knowledge and skills of everyday life are transmitted, it shows how family, community, and culture shape the cognitive... more...

  • Achieving Quality Education for Allby Rupert Maclean

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Gathering the experience and research of 40 worldwide leaders in education, this book investigates the most effective ways of accomplishing UNESCO's aim of effective education for all, as a path to development of more just, humane and equitable societies. more...

  • Don't Tell Mumby Emily Monk; Simon Hoggart

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 3.99

    The email home is an essential part of every gap-year traveller's journey. Where once the news of narrowly surviving a bus crash on the dirt-roads of India, waking up to gunfire in Honduras or fending off marriage proposals from complete strangers would have made it home only on the back of a slow-moving battered postcard, these days those tantalizing... more...

  • Informelles Lernen im Sportby Nils Neuber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    In der gegenwärtigen Bildungsdebatte setzt sich zunehmend die Erkenntnis durch, dass das Lernen von Kindern und Jugendlichen nicht allein auf staatliche Institutionen, wie Kindertagesstätten und Schulen, begrenzt ist. Vielmehr rücken neben formalen Bildungsmodalitäten zunehmend non-formale und informelle Lernprozesse in den Fokus. Mittlerweile liegen... more...

  • Drugs Without the Hot Airby David Nutt

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 9.99

    From health to family to society, this informative exploration takes an evidence-based view of all the factors involved in drug use. Applying the same objective criteria to legal and illegal substances, an argument is made that legality is not a clear measure for harm. Tackling a variety of questions, such as Which is more harmful?Ecstasy or alcohol?... more...