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  • Dimensions of Adult Learningby Griff Foley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    This broad introduction to adult and post-compulsory education offers an overview of the field for students, adult educators and workplace trainers. The book establishes an analytical framework to emphasise the nature of learning and agency of learners; examines the core knowledge and skills that adult educators need; discusses policy, research and... more...

  • Improving Urban Schoolsby Mel Ainscow; Mel West

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    The improvement of urban schools is one of the major challenges facing practitioners and policy-makers today. Issues related to poverty create particular difficulties in urban schools, and the emphasis on market-led improvement strategies has tended to add to these challenges. In addition, strategies for `raising standards¿, as measured by aggregate... more...

  • The Power of Critical Theory for Adult Learning And Teachingby Stephen Brookfield

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.98

    This major contribution to the literature on adult education provides adult educators with an accessible overview of critical theory's central ideas. more...

  • Special Teaching for Special Children? Pedagogies for Inclusionby Ann Lewis; Brahm Norwich

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book addresses this question, looking at pupils’ special learning needs including low attainment, learning difficulties, language difficulties, emotional and behavioural problems and sensory needs. Some special needs groups (for example dyslexia) have argued strongly for the need for particular specialist approaches. In contrast, many proponents... more...

  • The Urban Primary Schoolby Meg Maguire; Tim Wooldridge; Simon Pratt-Adams

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Meg Maguire taught for many years in London schools, including a spell as a headteacher. She has a longstanding interest in the life and work of school-teachers, teacher education and with the challenges of inner-city schooling. Her publications include, Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16 (with Stephen Ball and Sheila Macrae, 2000) and The Urban... more...

  • Lifelong Learning, Participation and Equityby Judith D. Chapman; Patricia Cartwright; E. Jacqueline McGilp

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 199.87

    In many countries, schools, universities and other traditional learning institutions are not providing for the educational needs of all members of the community. In many communities, particularly in regional, rural and disadvantaged areas, there are only limited options for people to undertake learning. Limited participation in learning has the danger... more...

  • Reconceptualising Lifelong Learningby Sue Jackson; Penny Jane Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Arising from work by the Gender and Lifelong Learning Group of the Gender and Education Association, this book presents reconceptualisations of lifelong learning. It argues that the current field of lifelong learning is based on certain hidden values and assumptions and examines the mechanisms by which exclusionary discourses and practices are reproduced... more...

  • Building Online Learning Communitiesby Rena M. Palloff; Keith Pratt

    Wiley 2009; US$ 44.00 US$ 39.60

    Building Online Learning Communities further explores the development of virtual classroom environments that foster a sense of community and empower students to take charge of their learning to successfully achieve learning outcomes. This is the second edition of the groundbreaking book by Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt and has been completely updated... more...

  • The Pedagogy of Lifelong Learningby Michael Osborne; Muir Houston; Nuala Toman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Presenting a snapshot of contemporary international research into the pedagogy of lifelong learning and teaching, this book focuses on a wide range of issues related to lifelong learning, including higher education, community-based learning and literacy practices in continuing education. It highlights the fact that the wide-ranging conclusions they... more...

  • Reconsidering Open and Distance Learning in the Developing Worldby David Kember

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Distance learning is now more prevalent in the developing world than ever before. This book reconsiders the suitability and success of established modes of distance learning for current contexts in the developing world. It examines what adaptations are necessary to suit shifting needs including: the move from elite to mass higher education increased... more...