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  • 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...

  • Research-Based Teacher Evaluationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 149.00


  • Self-directed Learning Oriented Assessments in the Asia-Pacificby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book presents a detailed exposition of self-directed learning-oriented assessment. Using a range of case studies, it offers an integrated view aligned with the constructivist learning paradigm, which advocates formative rather than summative assessment. more...

  • 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...

  • Teaching from the Heart of Mindfulnessby Lauren Alderfer; Tenzin Gyatso Dalai Lama

    Green Writers Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    <p></p><p><i>Teaching from the Heart of Mindfulness</i> approaches life as a laboratory for practicing mindfulness as a way of being—from the heart, in presence and as a teacher. When this is magnified for teachers it becomes a mindfulness-based teaching approach. This approach is exemplified in ten real-life classroom... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 34.00

    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...