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- Wiley 2012; US$ 67.00 US$ 58.07
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95
How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles?s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...
- Touchstone 2014; US$ 16.99
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...
- 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...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 29.25
Les auteurs, du Québec et de la France, analysent les enjeux épistémologiques, théoriques, déontologiques, méthodologiques et administratifs que soulèvent les recherches conduites par des adultes aux cycles supérieurs. Cette mise en commun de recherches expérientielles et réflexives ouvre un débat... more...