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  • The Knowledge Economy and Lifelong Learningby

    SensePublishers 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

    SensePublishers 2012; 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...

  • Activity Theory in Formal and Informal Science Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    The purpose of this book is to establish a broader context for rethinking science learning and teaching by using cultural historical activity theoretic approach. Activity theory already steps in its third generation and only a few works have been done on its applications to science education, especially in Europe. The context takes into account more... more...

  • Lehrerbildung: Zentren für Lehrerbildungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 59.95

    Die Lehrerbildung ist in der bildungspolitischen Diskussion noch immer ein zentrales Thema. Dabei wird mit der Umorientierung auf Bachelor/Master-Strukturen, die in vielen Bundesländern vollzogen wurde bzw. noch ansteht, die Organisationsfrage neu gestellt. In diesem Prozess können Zentren für Lehrerbildung unterschiedliche Aufgaben wahrnehmen. In... more...

  • Active Ageing, Active Learningby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Active Ageing, Active Learning explores the general issues of ageing, learning and education for the elderly, focusing especially on why, how, and what elders want to learn. This edited collection comprises of contributions from internationally renowned researchers and scholar-practitioners in the field. more...

  • Questioning Excellence in Higher Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Excellence in higher education is as old as university, but nowadays the concept is widely emphasized and its meaning has been redefined on the basis of different values and goals, especially those related to market. Excellence has become the meter on which institutions are assessed and public funding allocated, the tool by which worldwide comparisons... more...

  • Intelligent and Adaptive Educational-Learning Systemsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 229.00

    A host of cutting-edge educational applications for computers and software are covered here by leading experts, from data mining of learning models to dynamic storyboarding and the effects on education and business of AI applications in the classroom. more...

  • Digital Differenceby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    A sense of disquietude seems ever present when discussing new digital practices. The transformations incurred through these can be profound, troublesome in nature and far-reaching. Moral panics remain readily available. Discussing the manner in which digital culture within education might differ from its ?analogue? predecessors incurs the risk of... more...

  • Erwachsenenpädagogische Kooperations- und Netzwerkforschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Weiterbildung ist schon immer durch Kooperationen und (soziale) Vernetzungen geprägt. In den letzten Jahren haben insbesondere die organisationsübergreifende Kooperation und Vernetzung von Weiterbildungseinrichtungen untereinander bzw. von Weiterbildungseinrichtungen mit anderen Organisationen an Bedeutung gewonnen. Der Sammelband behandelt diese Form... more...

  • Challenging the 'European Area of Lifelong Learning'by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book critically reflects on the context in which lifelong learning policies and practices are organized in Europe with contributions of researchers and policy makers in the field. Through a critical lens the book reinterprets the core content of the messages that are conveyed by the European Commission in the ?Memorandum for Lifelong Learning?,... more...