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  • Key Concepts in Adult Education and Trainingby Malcolm Tight

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts. It is often assumed of students that they already... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Making Sense of Lifelong Learningby Norman Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    Making Sense of Lifelong Learning looks beyond the rhetoric about lifelong learning (LLL), and asks long overdue questions such as, Who is actually in need of LLL? What are the motives of institutions, employers and the Government in promoting LLL? And, who says what is and what is not LLL? In the context of the previous government attempts to enhance... more...

  • High Stakes Educationby Pauline Lipman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    Noted scholar Pauline Lipman explores the implications of education accountability reforms, particularly in urban schools, in the current political, economic, and cultural context of intensifying globalization and increasing social inequality and marginalization along lines of race and class. 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...

  • Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Educationby Roger Mills; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Distance learning is becoming an increasingly popular way of studying, and most universities now provide courses using these methods. Today's students, though, are demanding high quality, consumer-focused and flexible courses, as well as learning resources and active learner support. This means that providers of distance education need to reconsider... 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...

  • Planning and Management in Distance Educationby Santosh Panda

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional levels. Also, changes in distance learning continue... more...