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  • Las Cinco tareas diariasby Gail Boushey; Joan Moser

    Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 21.60

    Las Cinco tareas diarias (The Daily 5), segunda edición mantiene los componentes principales de alfabetización que hicieron de la primera edición uno de los libros más leídos en materia de educación y mejora estas prácticas sobre la base de ańos de experiencia adicional en las aulas e impactantes investigaciones nuevas sobre el cerebro. Las Cinco tareas... more...

  • Researching the Recognition of Prior Learningby Judy Harris; Mignonne Breier; Christine Wihak

    NIACE 2011; US$ 28.95

    This book is an authoritative, up-to-date overview of international research practice in RPL aimed at researchers, policy-makers, postgraduate students and practitioners in education and other professional fields, especially those concerned with access, widening participation and work-based learning. more...

  • Globalization of Education: An Introduction, Second Editionby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has... more...

  • Adult Learningby Sharan B. Merriam; Laura L. Bierema

    Wiley 2013; US$ 50.00

    Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for master’s-level students and practitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infused each chapter with practical applications for instruction which will help readers personally relate to the material.... more...

  • Human Capitalby Gary S. Becker

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Human Capital is Becker's classic study of how investment in an individual's education and training is similar to business investments in equipment. Recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Economic Science, Gary S. Becker is a pioneer of applying economic analysis to human behavior in such areas as discrimination, marriage, family relations, and education.... more...

  • Migration und Erwachsenenbildungby Sara Reiter; Daniela Schuldes; Halit Öztürk; Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 21.16

    Welche Rolle spielt Migrationserfahrung in der Erwachsenen- und Weiterbildung? Bislang wird sie in der Weiterbildungsforschung und -praxis kaum berücksichtigt, obwohl migrationsbedingte Diversität Lernverhalten und Lernansprüche der Teilnehmenden prägt. Vor diesem Hintergrund entwickelt der Autor Ansätze zur Professionalisierung und Angebotsentwicklung... more...

  • Radicalizing Learningby Stephen D. Brookfield; John D. Holst

    Wiley 2010; US$ 40.00

    Radicalizing Learning calls for a total rethinking of what the field of adult education stands for and how adult educators should assess their effectiveness. Arguing that major changes in society are needed to create a more just world, the authors set out to show how educators can help learners envision and enact this radical transformation. Specifically,... more...

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)by Eric Midwinter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a life-long process. The theories of U3As in Britain, their... more...

  • Dimensions of Adult Learningby Griff Foley

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 40.90

    A comprehensive introduction to adult education and vocational training from leading international educators. more...

  • Participatory Practices in Adult Educationby Pat Campbell; Barbara Burnaby

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Although there has been a great deal of rhetoric about learner empowerment in educational and community development circles, this book is the first to offer detailed examples of successful participatory practices in adult education spanning a wide range of program settings, such as schools, institutions, communities, and the workplace. The editors... more...