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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 83.95
As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre and the book emanates from there, pointing to... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
Sponsored by the American Association of Adult & Continuing Education "This monumental work is a testimony to the science of adult education and the skills of Wilson and Hayes. It is a veritable feast for nourishing our understanding of the current field of adult education. The editors and their well-chosen colleagues consistently question... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
This book demonstrates how processes of globalization (economic, cultural, socio-political) are creating new possibilities and inequities and are thereby creating corresponding roles for adult education and learning in the South (Africa, Asia, South America) that are embedded in multiple political, economic and cultural projects for social change. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 19.00
OECD in Figures is OECD's pocket data book. It contains key data on OECD countries, ranging from economic growth and employment to trade and migration. There are comparable tables on the environment, science and public finances. For added perspective, OECD in Figures includes a selection of graphs, giving snapshots on subjects such as... more...