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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This timely volume explores essential themes, issues, and challenges related to adolescents? lives and learning in underserviced urban areas. Distinguished scholars provide theoretically grounded, multidisciplinary perspectives on contexts and forces that influence adolescent development and achievement. The emphasis is on what is positive and effective,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school education. Secondly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the field of adult education. With new features for students... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95
This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By building on the notion of going beyond the limits of certain... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knolwes. Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
The opportunity for a "second chance" is a growing phenomenon. Some members of the Adult Learners Consulting Group, a dozen or so faculty and graduate students at the University of Dakota, who have a general interest in the related processes of learning and teaching, investigated the specific concern about the ways older-than-average students learn... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 50.00
Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for master’s-level students and practitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infused each chapter with practical applications for instruction which will help readers personally relate to the material.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Adult Learning: A Design for Action: A Comprehensive International Survey contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Adult Education and Development held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in June 1976, under the auspices of the International Council for Adult Education. The papers explore ideas and actions for carrying out a design for development... more...