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  • Global Perspectives on Adult Educationby Ali A. Abdi; Dip Kapoor

    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...

  • Towards Inclusive Learning in Higher Educationby Mike Adams; Sally Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    It is widely recognised that the provision of an inclusive education is critical to maintaining high standards of learning and teaching for all students in higher education - a fact that is backed up by recent introduction of legislation and best practice guidelines around the world. This book is written for all practitioners in higher education... more...

  • Markets for Schoolingby Nick Adnett; Peter Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of the key policy components examining both theory... more...

  • Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worldsby Clark Aldrich

    Wiley 2009; US$ 34.00 US$ 29.47

    Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds Strategies for Online Instruction Clark Aldrich Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds The infusion of games, simulations, and virtual worlds into online learning can be a transforming experience for both the... more...

  • Tough Times for Adult Learnersby Fiona Aldridge; Alan Tuckett

    NIACE 2011; US$ 14.15

    The key message of the annual NIACE Survey on Adult Participation for 2011 is that recession is bad for lifelong learning for anyone over the age of 25. The survey highlights the central importance of workplaces as sites of adult learning ? and of the challenges posed to a learning society when opportunities to learn reduce. more...

  • A Change for the Betterby Fiona Aldridge; Alan Tuckett

    NIACE 2010; US$ 14.15

    This survey continues the series documenting adult participation in learning in the UK. Using responses of around 5,000 adults, it offers key findings, breaking down trends in participation and future intentions to learn by gender, socio-economic class, age, employment and the regions. It provides up-to-date data as well as a valuable means for comparison... more...

  • Lebenslanges Lernen und erziehungswissenschaftliche Biographieforschungby Peter Alheit; Heide von Felden

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.99

    Lebenslanges Lernen hat sich als bildungspolitisches Konzept in den letzten Jahren in den wichtigsten europäischen Staaten durchgesetzt. Dass die Grundlagenforschung in Hinsicht auf lebenslange Lernprozesse damit durchaus nicht Schritt gehalten hat, sondern noch vielfältiger Forschungsanstrengungen und Diskussionen bedarf, ist durch die unterschiedlichen... more...

  • Studies in Lifelong Learning in Africaby Maurice N. Amutabi; Moses O. Oketch

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 169.95

    This work examines and decodes African ways of thinking and learning, beliefs and value systems, while faulting the ambivalence that has attended the study of the subject in the past. It uses pedagogical, historical, sociological and critical thinking, and postmodern, postcolonial, and feminist theoretical approaches to interrogate ways in which lifelong... more...

  • V-Learningby Leonard A. Annetta; Elizabeth Folta; Marta Klesath

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00

    Virtual learning environments could be the future of higher education, and V-learning shows how, with practical examples from over six years of research. From multiplayer video games to online learning, this overview illustrates the power of virtual learning. more...

  • Transformative Coachingby Susan Askew; Eileen Carnell

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 37.95

    While there are numerous books covering coaching tools and techniques, most share a common focus on goal-setting and goal achievement. This book offers a rare alternative perspective that focuses on reflective learning as the starting point for professional growth, and illustrates how coaches can apply this approach in coaching meetings. more...