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  • Lifelong Learningby Andrea Ohidy

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 46.64

    The most important educational paradigm of our time is the idea of Lifelong Learning. According to this statement, Andrea Óhidy reflects the major trends in the European discussion on Lifelong Learning. The author?s main focus is the pedagogic view of the idea. She gives an overview of the development and the main points of the European discussion... more...

  • Zur Konstruktion des Erwachsenenby Gertrud Wolf

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 13.67

    Der Status des Erwachsenen unterliegt ebenso wie andere Lebensphasen vielfältigen Zuschreibungen. Weit verbreitet ist dabei immer noch die Sichtweise auf den Erwachsenen als reifes und damit quasi fertiges autonomes Subjekt. Im Zeitalter des Lifelong Learning muss das Erwachsensein aber verstärkt als eine offene und unabgeschlossene Lebensphase verstanden... more...

  • Bildungsautonomie: Zwischen Regulierung und Eigenverantwortungby vbw-Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtscha

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 18.23

    Wissen und Kreativität sind die Eintrittskarten in eine globalisierte Welt. Der beste Weg, den Herausforderungen einer sich verändernden Arbeitslandschaft zu begegnen und auch künftig im Wettbewerb zu bestehen, führt über Investitionen in die Bildung. Sie schafft die Vorauss- zungen dafür, die Innovationskraft Deutschlands weiter zu stärken und die... more...

  • Handbuch Erwachsenenbildung/Weiterbildungby Rudolf Tippelt; Aiga von Hippel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 27.34

    Erwachsenenbildung und Weiterbildung stehen mehr denn je im Fokus erziehungswissenschaftlicher und gesellschaftlicher Diskurse. Als Grundlagenwerk zu Geschichte, Theorien, Forschungsmethoden und Institutionen vermittelt das Handbuch einen systematischen Überblick über den vielfältigen Themenbereich. Die zahlreichen Zielgruppen der Erwachsenenbildung... more...

  • Transforming Virtual World Learningby Charles Wankel; Randy Hinrichs

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 83.99

    This book is a practical guide on how to transform your ideas into virtual world courseware. The book argues that setting up training in learning in 3D virtual worlds requires a transformative approach. . The advice given in this book comes from real world implementers of virtual worlds. It is meant to transform your thinking about creating and using... more...

  • The Persons in Relation Perspectiveby Colin Kirkwood

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.97

    ? People are constituted by their relationships, past and present, inner and outer, conscious and unconscious.? People are agents who experience, know and act on the world. At the heart of your agency is your self: positive, puzzling, and problematic.Colin Kirkwood explores these and other ideas of John Macmurray, Ian Suttie, Ronald Fairbairn, John... more...

  • The Knowledge Economy and Lifelong Learningby D.W. Livingstone; David Guile

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.97

    This book presents some of the most trenchant critical analyses of the widespread claims for the recent emergence of a knowledge economy and the attendant need for greater lifelong learning. The book contains two sections: first, general critiques of the limits of current notions of a knowledge economy and required adult learning, in terms of historical... more...

  • LEARNING WITH ADULTSby Leona M. English; Peter Mayo

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.97

    This book is written at a time when our own field of adult education is under assault from a variety of capitalist and neoconservative forces pressuring us... to turn away from the causes of criticality, lifelong learning, and education for freedom. Rather than succumb to these pressures, we have hope that our long term goals of education for life... more...

  • Supporting Students in Online Open and Distance Learningby Ormond Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This new addition to the respected Open and Distance Learning Series is an up-to-the-minute guide for educators wanting to come to terms with their support role in open and distance learning. Covering all aspects of student support from tuition and counselling through to the broad range of delivery methods available, the book offers practical solutions... more...

  • Learning What to Ignoreby Conrad P. Pritscher

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 37.97

    The acceptance of reason with uncertainty can help learners successfully manage their occupations and lives during the accelerations prominent in the 21st century. As William Ayers states: ?Pritscher tilts his lance at the petrified orthodoxy we call teaching and learning, inviting us on a wild journey into the heart of education.?The book elaborates... more...