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  • LEARNING WITH ADULTSby Leona M. English; Peter Mayo

    Springer 1900; US$ 69.95

    This book is written at a time when our own field of adult education is under assault from a variety of capitalist and neoconservative forces pressuring us... to turn away from the causes of criticality, lifelong learning, and education for freedom. Rather than succumb to these pressures, we have hope that our long term goals of education for life... more...

  • Ganztagsschulen in lokalen Bildungsnetzwerkenby Ulrike Baumheier; Claudia Fortmann; Günter Warsewa

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Mit der Einrichtung von Ganztagsschulen verbindet sich ein enormes Potenzial: Schulen könnten mit ihren Kompetenzen und Kapazitäten zur Aufwertung von Stadtteilen beitragen, könnten Bildungsverständnis und soziales Kapital verstärken und moderne Lebensstile und Lebensformen unterstützen. Umgekehrt könnten die Öffnung... more...

  • Self-directed Learningby Rob Collin; Merryl Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    Aimed at those educators who wish to make their practice more consistent with progressive educational principles, namely helping learners to take greater control over planning and managing their own learning. The book contains a balance of theory and practical suggestions. more...

  • Professional Learning Communitiesby Jean Haar; Kathleen Foord

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book demonstrates how a professional learning community can increase teacher growth and student achievement. The authors provide detailed examples along with innovation maps to help school leaders implement the eight key elements of an effective PLC. more...

  • Policies, Politics and the Future of Lifelong Learningby University of London) Institute of Education Ann (Educational Researcher Hodgson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 82.95

    This text focuses on the political context of lifelong learning. It addresses the background, European and policy elements of lifelong learning, as well as providing a detailed consideration of the linkage of educational and political issues in this subject. more...

  • Political Sociology of Adult Educationby Carlos Alberto Torres

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Critical Theorist Carlos Alberto Torres offers a political sociology of adult learning and education, based on Critical Social Theory and the always inspiring work of Paulo Freire. Empirically grounded and theoretically sophisticated, this new book follows the footsteps of his classic book published in the early nineties The Politics of Nonformal Education... more...

  • Activity Theory in Formal and InformalScience Educationby Katerina Plakitsi

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    The purpose of this book is to establish a broader context for rethinking science learning and teaching by using cultural historical activity theoretic approach. Activity theory already steps in its third generation and only a few works have been done on its applications to science education, especially in Europe. The context takes into account more... more...

  • Learning with Adultsby Peter Mayo

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    This anthology brings together some of the finest writers on different aspects of adult education and related areas to provide a complementary reader to the introductory text by Leona English and Peter Mayo Learning with Adults: A Critical Introduction. Areas tackled include Disability, Prisons, Third Age Universities, Lifelong Learning Policy, Learning... more...

  • Las Cinco tareas diariasby Gail Boushey; Joan Moser

    Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 21.60

    Las Cinco tareas diarias (The Daily 5), segunda edición mantiene los componentes principales de alfabetización que hicieron de la primera edición uno de los libros más leídos en materia de educación y mejora estas prácticas sobre la base de años de experiencia adicional en las aulas e impactantes investigaciones nuevas sobre el cerebro. Las Cinco tareas... more...

  • Transforming Urban Educationby Kenneth Tobin; Ashraf Shady

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Transformations in Urban Education: Urban Teachers and Students Working Collaboratively addresses pressing problems in urban education, contextualized in research in New York City and nearby school districts on the Northeast Coast of the United States. The schools and institutions involved in empirical studies range from elementary through college... more...