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- 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...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2001; US$ 22.99
What do we know about literature circles now that we didn't understand eight or ten years ago? What new resources and procedures can help teachers organize their classroom book clubs better? What are the most common pitfalls in implementing student-led discussion groups? And getting beyond the basics, what do mature or "advanced" literature circles... 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...
- 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
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...