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  • Learning Opportunities for Adultsby Trevor Corner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Argues for the financial backing from governments and industry for adult education and will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and that of their colleagues in other developed countries. more...

  • Public or Private Education?by Richard Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95

    This collection of essays, edited by the distinguished historian of education Richard Aldrich, examines past, present and future relationships between the private and public dimensions of knowledge and education. Following the introduction, it is divided into three sections: * key themes and turning points in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth... more...

  • Working with Emotionsby Peter Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    Difficult pupil behaviour presents a number of issues for teachers, parents, other pupils as well as for children themselves. Inevitably it raises a number of emotions and challenges people's sense of their own personal effectiveness. This edited collection of short, concise chapters provides advice and guidance to professionals on how to respond to... more...

  • Policy for Open and Distance Learningby Helen Lentell; Hilary Perraton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Policy for Open and Distance Learning considers the questions that planners and policy makers in open and distance learning need to address at any level of education. Starting by analysing the range of purposes for which open and distance learning is used, the book places the issues in context and examines experience in both the public and private... more...

  • From Teaching to Mentoringby Lee Herman; Alan Mandell

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    What is mentoring? What makes a teacher a mentor? From Teaching to Mentoring is an argument for the power, practicality and the basic good of a simple educational idea. The authors advocate a sound, comprehensive and lifelong education, shifting the emphasis of the learning process to the needs of the student. Whilst heeding traditional criteria... more...

  • The Changing Face of Further Educationby Terry Hyland; Barbara Merrill

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    What are the values and policies which are driving the development of Further Education institutions? The rapid expansion and development of the post-compulsory sector of education means that further education institutions have to cope with ever-evolving government policies. This book comprehensively examines the current trends in further education... more...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Richard Edwards; Nod Miller; Nick Small; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This volume of the Open University Reader for Supporting Lifelong Learning looks at policy development in lifelong learning at local, regional, national and supra-national levels. Using an international team of contributors, it explores and examines the policy context for lifelong learning, the policies themselves, and their effects when implemented.... more...

  • Adult Education and the Postmodern Challengeby Ian Bryant; Rennie Johnston; Robin Usher

    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...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Student Retention in Online, Open and Distance Learningby Ormond Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Student retention has become a key issue for all further and higher education institutions and is a major concern among those involved in online learning courses where retention rates are often even poorer than those for traditional campus-based courses. There is increasing recognition that student retention is the responsibility of the actual institutions... more...