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  • Lernort Heimvolkshochschuleby Falko von Ameln

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 27.25

    Heimvolkshochschulen gehören zu den wichtigsten Bildungsanbietern und sind trotzdem in der Öffentlichkeit kaum bekannt. Ihre Arbeit und ihr Konzept sind nur selten Teil der erwachsenenpädagogischen Fachdiskussion. Die Studie untersucht das besondere pädagogische Profil, das Bildungsverständnis und den gesellschaftlichen Nutzen der Heimvolkshochschulen.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Changing Classesby Martin Packer

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00

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

  • Adult Learning in Modern Societiesby H. P. Blossfeld; E. Kilpi-Jakonen; D. Vono de Vilhena

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    As industrial societies increasingly evolve into knowledge-based economies, the importance of education as a lifelong process is greater than ever. This comprehensive book provides a state-of-the-art analysis of adult learning across the world and within varying institutional contexts. The expert contributors examine the structures of formal and non-formal... 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...

  • Power in Practiceby Ronald M. Cervero; Arthur L. Wilson

    Wiley 2001; US$ 42.00

    "The single most important contribution to our field's knowledge base in the past two decades. The authors have managed to shift the focus of adult education back to the social concerns that were taken for granted when the field was founded. We are ready for this long overdue book. Indeed, we have been yearning for this book. It will tilt our field... more...

  • Beyond Rhetoricby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Co-financing Lifelong Learningby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Literature Circlesby Harvey Daniels

    Stenhouse Publishers 2001; US$ 23.40

    This updated edition provides more strategies, structures, and tools for launching and managing literature circles effectively in K?12 classrooms, with examples from 20 practicing teachers. more...