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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00
Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...
- Crossway 2006; US$ 13.99
To succeed in the world today, students need an education that equips them to recognize current trends, to be creative and flexible to respond to changing circumstances, to demonstrate sound judgment to work for society's good, and to gain the ability to communicate persuasively. This book argues for returning to the classical liberal arts educational... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
When it comes to religious education, many assume that only members of a religious community have an interest in the religious content of curricula. Drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools across the US, this book challenges that perception by demonstrating that what happens within schools has an impact on the wider public. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
Across both the industrialised and the developing worlds, educators have high hopes for information and communications technology (ICT). ICT has been seen as a potentially powerful tool for raising educational performance and increasing access to learning by the disadvantaged. Can it live up to these hopes? And does it have particular relevance to... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 43.00
Learning is an essential basis for progress in the 'knowledge society'; it is critical for economic growth and social welfare. OECD Member countries have committed themselves to making lifelong learning a reality for all. But the resources required to meet that goal are potentially large and countries differ in their capacity to generate them.... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
Distance learning can defined as learning where the instructor and the students are in physically separate locations. The various technologies used in distance learning can be roughly divided into four categories: print, audio, computer and video. The explosion of the internet, coupled with advances in educational software, has fuelled distance learning... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 12.03
Für die Zielgruppe der immobilen Menschen im Vierten Lebensalter, gibt es immer noch zu wenige Angebote. Meistens werden andere Personengruppen, wie z.B. die mobilen älteren Menschen, wesentlich mehr in der Altenhilfe beachtet. Für diese Personengruppe werden allmählich unterschiedliche Ansätze entwickelt. Motogeragogik, ursprünglich primär für vitale,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 21.29
Der Begriff "Spiel" ist mit einer Leichtigkeit verbunden, mit der sich die meisten Erwachsenen nicht mehr identifizieren wollen oder können. Spielen wurde vom sogenannten Ernst des Lebens verdrängt. Das Spiel wird in der heutigen Gesellschaft mit Kindern assoziiert, die sich einer Tätigkeit ohne expliziten Sinn stundenlang hingeben können. Dieses Buch... more...