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- Wiley 2012; US$ 65.00
In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults... more...
- Touchstone 2014; US$ 15.99
Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence. They decide what criteria make one person smart and another person stupid. They decide who will succeed and who will just get by. Perhaps... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 11.99
A fascinating and in-depth analysis of how the independent schools sector has transformed itself in a single generation Independent schools have always attracted controversy. Many in society take issue with the high level of privilege they enjoy. Yet in recent years, what was formerly a scarcely regulated field with sharply varying standards has... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95
In this book, contributors from a wide range of backgrounds reflect on their experiences of living with dementia, and what impact the condition has had on their lives. This timely collection offers a much-needed opportunity to hear the voices of people with dementia, as they demystify the condition and break down stigma and stereotypes. more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Possibly credited to advancements in technology or learning behaviors, or a rise in focus on personal development, the education and training industry is steadily growing, creating a demand for eager entrepreneurs. Exploring varied opportunities aspiring business owners will be given business ideas, teaching and training methods, and an overview of... 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...