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

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    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

    Springer 1900; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Lernen und Lernberatungby Joachim Ludwig

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 32.30

    This publication combines the research relating to learning and learning consultancy within the field of literacy with the research relating to adult education. First of all, the publication offers an up-to-date and systematic overview of the literacy research along the research lines within research relating to adult education. Secondly, the results... 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

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    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... more...

  • Interkulturelle Kompetenz und Kulturelle Erwachsenenbildungby Andrea Hoffmeier; Dolores Smith

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 27.68

    For people of migratory backgrounds certain areas within adult education have been hardly accessible to date. This group of people is particularly underrepresented as participants and educators within the area of cultural education. The development project "intercultural competences within further professional development in the area of cultural... more...

  • Ganztagsschulen in lokalen Bildungsnetzwerkenby Ulrike Baumheier; Claudia Fortmann; Günter Warsewa

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Mit der Einrichtung von Ganztagsschulen verbindet sich ein enormes Potenzial: Schulen könnten mit ihren Kompetenzen und Kapazitäten zur Aufwertung von Stadtteilen beitragen, könnten Bildungsverständnis und soziales Kapital verstärken und moderne Lebensstile und Lebensformen unterstützen. Umgekehrt könnten die Öffnung... more...

  • Self-directed Learningby Rob Collin; Merryl Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    Aimed at those educators who wish to make their practice more consistent with progressive educational principles, namely helping learners to take greater control over planning and managing their own learning. The book contains a balance of theory and practical suggestions. more...

  • Vom Studentenberg zum Schuldenberg?by Andrea Adams; Andreas Keller

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 27.68

    Die gedruckte Ausgabe des Buches ist leider vergriffen und wird nicht wieder aufgelegt. Der Titel ist aber weiterhin als E-Book erhältlich. Folgen Sie einfach dem Link weiter unten. Der Tagungsband dokumentiert die Ergebnisse der Wissenschaftskonferenz "Vom Studentenberg zum Schuldenberg?". Für die kommenden Jahre rechnet die Kultusministerkonferenz... more...

  • Evaluation in der Erwachsenenbildungby Ekkehard Nuissl

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 18.42

    Evaluations are widely used within the University and school sector and are also becoming more and more self-evident within adult education. For adult education students it is therefore the more important to systematically deal with evaluations and their results. The study text introduces the reader to the political and scientific debate within further... more...