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  • The Adult Learnerby Malcolm S Knowles; Elwood F Holton III; Richard A Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    "A great update of a classic. Should be required reading for anyone involved with adult learning in schools, businesses and communities." Sam Stern, Professor & Dean, School of Education, Oregon State University, USA How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience... more...

  • Learning in Adulthoodby Sharan B. Merriam; Rosemary S. Caffarella; Lisa M. Baumgartner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 65.00

    In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults... more...

  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learningby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the field of adult education. With new features for students... more...

  • Das Praxisbuch: Mitentscheiden und Mithandeln in der Kitaby Rüdiger Hansen; Raingard Knauer

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 18.68

    Kinder sind neugierig: Sie wollen wissen, wie die Welt funktioniert. Sie wollen mitgestalten. Wenn sie im Kita-Alltag gefordert sind, Probleme in der Gemeinschaft eigenständig zu lösen, lernen schon die Zwei- bis Sechsjährigen etwas über Partizipation und gesellschaftliches Engagement. Wie ein solcher Alltag gestaltet werden kann, beschreibt "Das... more...

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 42.00

    "This is a book that is so interesting that I had trouble putting it down. It is well written; there is new material; it articulates familiar concepts in such novel ways that your thought patterns get hijacked reading it. Adult learning and its processes are examined from a socialist perspective with a focus on social justice." ?Phyllis M. Cunningham,... 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...

  • Changing Classesby Martin Packer

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    Changing Classes tells the story of a small, poor, ethnically-mixed school district in Michigan's rust-belt. more...

  • Local Drivers for Improvement Capacityby Ulf Blossing; Torgeir Nyen; Åsa Söderström; Anna Hagen Tønder

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book presents systematically six types of schools, with different improvement capacities. Different schools have different capacities for school improvement, depending on the school infrastructure, norms and routines for the improvement process, improvement roles, and improvement history. The organisation of the improvement capacity is understood... more...

  • Lifelong Learning in Actionby Norman Longworth

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    Since the concept of lifelong learning came to prominence much excellent work has been undertaken but, as Professor Longworth's new book shows, major change in some areas is still needed if the concept of learning from cradle to grave is to become a true reality. Using his unique vantage point from consulting with schools, universities, local, governmental... more...