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  • Stepping Stonesby Jill Scevak; Robert Cantwell

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 39.95

    Entering university study as a mature-aged student is a life-changing event. Mature-aged students face many challenges as they try to balance study commitments with the demands of work and family. Stepping Stones: A guide for mature-aged students at university acknowledges the very personal journeys that mature-aged students take when they embark... more...

  • Adults with Learning Difficultiesby Jeannie Sutcliffe

    McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 47.00

    Advocates a learner-centred approach based on choice and decision-making by people with learning difficulties. This book stresses the quality of provision, and is illustrated by many examples of good practice from the areas of curriculum and delivery. It also emphasizes on the importance of the wide possible range of learning opportunities. more...

  • Improving Learning Cultures in Further Educationby David James; Gert Biesta

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic research of seventeen learning sites in further education... more...

  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with Learning and Behavioral Challengesby Richard J. Morris; Nancy Mather

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 107.95

    This book assembles into one volume summaries of school-based intervention research that relates to those who deal on a regular basis with the growing body of students having high-incidence learning disabilities and/or behavior disorders: special educators, school psychologists, and clinical child psychologists. Chapter authors begin with an overview... more...

  • The Concepts and Practices of Lifelong Learningby Brenda Morgan-Klein; Michael Osborne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    This textbook gives a wide-ranging, research-informed introduction to issues in lifelong learning across a variety of educational settings and practices. Its very accessible approach is multi-disciplinary drawing on sociology and psychology in particular. In addition, issues are discussed within an international context. While there has been a proliferation... more...

  • Foucault and Lifelong Learningby Andreas Fejes; Katherine Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95

    Over the last twenty years there has been increasing interest in the work of Michel Foucault in the social sciences and in particular with relation to education. This, the first book to draw on his work to consider lifelong learning, explores the significance of policies and practices of lifelong learning to the wider societies of which they are a... more...

  • Lifelong Learningby Jim Crowther; Peter Sutherland

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    Lifelong learning has developed enormously as a distinct area of study within education in recent years not least because numerous governments and educational strategists have become very vocal supporters of new ways of learning throughout all stages of life. This guide to the topic brings together new writing from some of the leading thinkers in the... more...

  • Flexible Higher Educationby Elizabeth J Burge

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 60.00

    Analyzes the work of over forty pioneers who helped drive key late twentieth century changes in access to, and learning in, higher education, via distance education. This book provides key reading for post-secondary educators who are interested in learning and teaching design, technology use, quality assurance, and respect for reflective wisdom. more...

  • Adults Learningby Jenny Rogers

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    A guide on how to teach adults. It attempts to unravel the myths of teaching adults, while explaining why it is both a rewarding and a complex task. It explains how to deal with a group of mixed ability; how to manage the conflicts that may arise in a group; and, different teaching methods. more...

  • Learner-Centered Theory and Practice in Distance Educationby Thomas M. Duffy; Jamie R. Kirkley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95

    Learner-Centered Theory and Practice in Distance Education: Cases From Higher Education brings the voice of the learning sciences to the study and design of distance learning. The contributors examine critical issues in the design of theoretically and pedagogically based distance education programs. Eight distance education programs are described... more...