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Private school education


    SensePublishers 2012; 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...

  • Activity Theory in Formal and Informal Science Educationby

    SensePublishers 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...

  • Lehrerbildung: Zentren für Lehrerbildungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 59.95

    Die Lehrerbildung ist in der bildungspolitischen Diskussion noch immer ein zentrales Thema. Dabei wird mit der Umorientierung auf Bachelor/Master-Strukturen, die in vielen Bundesländern vollzogen wurde bzw. noch ansteht, die Organisationsfrage neu gestellt. In diesem Prozess können Zentren für Lehrerbildung unterschiedliche Aufgaben wahrnehmen. In... more...

  • Active Ageing, Active Learningby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Active Ageing, Active Learning explores the general issues of ageing, learning and education for the elderly, focusing especially on why, how, and what elders want to learn. This edited collection comprises of contributions from internationally renowned researchers and scholar-practitioners in the field. more...

  • Questioning Excellence in Higher Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Excellence in higher education is as old as university, but nowadays the concept is widely emphasized and its meaning has been redefined on the basis of different values and goals, especially those related to market. Excellence has become the meter on which institutions are assessed and public funding allocated, the tool by which worldwide comparisons... more...

  • Urbane Spielräumeby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99

    Die sozialräumliche Dimension sozialer Zusammenhänge ist seit Anfang der 1990er Jahre zunehmend als relevant erkannt worden. Veränderte Raumordnungen bestimmen das Aufwachsen von Kindern und Jugendlichen und diese prägen mit ihrem Verhalten die räumlichen Zusammenhänge der Kinder- und Jugendarbeit. Mit dem internationalen Programm SPIELRAUM knüpft... more...

  • Erwachsenenpädagogische Kooperations- und Netzwerkforschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Weiterbildung ist schon immer durch Kooperationen und (soziale) Vernetzungen geprägt. In den letzten Jahren haben insbesondere die organisationsübergreifende Kooperation und Vernetzung von Weiterbildungseinrichtungen untereinander bzw. von Weiterbildungseinrichtungen mit anderen Organisationen an Bedeutung gewonnen. Der Sammelband behandelt diese Form... more...

  • Challenging the 'European Area of Lifelong Learning'by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book critically reflects on the context in which lifelong learning policies and practices are organized in Europe with contributions of researchers and policy makers in the field. Through a critical lens the book reinterprets the core content of the messages that are conveyed by the European Commission in the ?Memorandum for Lifelong Learning?,... more...

  • Lifelong Action Learning for Community Developmentby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book explains and demonstrates how indigenous communities ? built on traditional knowledge, culture and language ? can be extended and strengthened by (1) the new, integrated methodology of Lifelong Action Learning (LAL), and (2) new approaches to learning and development as exemplified by the system of GULL (Global University for Lifelong Learning).... more...

  • Transforming Urban Educationby

    SensePublishers 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...