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  • 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...

  • The New Meritocracyby Mark Peel

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 11.99

    A fascinating and in-depth analysis of how the independent schools sector has transformed itself in a single generation Independent schools have always attracted controversy. Many in society take issue with the high level of privilege they enjoy. Yet in recent years, what was formerly a scarcely regulated field with sharply varying standards has... 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...

  • Start Your Own eLearning or Training Businessby The Staff of Entrepreneur Media; Ciree Linsenmann

    Entrepreneur Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Possibly credited to advancements in technology or learning behaviors, or a rise in focus on personal development, the education and training industry is steadily growing, creating a demand for eager entrepreneurs. Exploring varied opportunities aspiring business owners will be given business ideas, teaching and training methods, and an overview of... more...

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

    Wiley 2001; US$ 46.00

    "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...

  • 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...