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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95
Virtual learning environments are widely spread in higher education, yet they are often under utilised by the institutions that employ them. This book addresses the need to move beyond thinking about the VLE simply in terms of the particular package that an institution has adopted, and viewing it as a significant educational technology that will shape... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 44.00
Explores the social practice of literacy, numeracy and language and its implications for teaching and learning adult basic skills. This book shows how the social practice approach to learning and teaching can be used to develop more inclusive views of adult literacy, numeracy and language. 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
The aim of this book is provide an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern for the philosophy, theory, categories and concepts of lifelong learning. The books is concerned to examine in depth the range of philosophical perspectives in the field of lifelong learning theory, policy, practice and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 41.00
This is an inspirational and highly practical book for students returning to study. Author Liz Hoult provides an easy-to-read and reassuring guide to learning. Learning Support: A Guide for Mature Students explores how adults learn and the ways in which different abilities and experiences can be used to learn more effectively. The book is written... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 38.00
Considers a broad range of support that learners may need from their tutors, from when they make a choice of learning programme to their exit and progression to further learning or employment. This book discusses what kind of support is appropriate as well as how and when. It explains the theories of Maslow, Carl Rogers, Berne, Ellis and others. more...