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  • Lernort Heimvolkshochschuleby Falko von Ameln

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 27.25

    Heimvolkshochschulen gehören zu den wichtigsten Bildungsanbietern und sind trotzdem in der Öffentlichkeit kaum bekannt. Ihre Arbeit und ihr Konzept sind nur selten Teil der erwachsenenpädagogischen Fachdiskussion. Die Studie untersucht das besondere pädagogische Profil, das Bildungsverständnis und den gesellschaftlichen Nutzen der Heimvolkshochschulen.... more...

  • Globalization of Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Continuing Joel Spring?s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has... more...

  • Adult Learning in Modern Societiesby H. P. Blossfeld; E. Kilpi-Jakonen; D. Vono de Vilhena

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    As industrial societies increasingly evolve into knowledge-based economies, the importance of education as a lifelong process is greater than ever. This comprehensive book provides a state-of-the-art analysis of adult learning across the world and within varying institutional contexts. The expert contributors examine the structures of formal and non-formal... more...

  • The Future of Learning and Teaching in Next Generation Learning Spacesby Kym Fraser

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 134.95

    This book focuses on key elements of learning, teaching, professional development and design. The book addresses the compelling questions of the decade in an effort to help senior university managers think beyond the pedagogies of yesterday in order to maximize the use and design of physical learning spaces for the future. more...

  • “Advancing HRD Theoryby Thomas Garavan; Ronan Carbery

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    It was assumed until recently that the majority of research within the field of HRD was informed by a positivist paradigm however this is no longer the case. There is increasing evidence of the use of more diverse methodological approaches. The European Journal of Training and Development has for a considerable period of time encouraged diversity in... more...

  • Creating a Learning Societyby Joseph E. Stiglitz; Bruce C. Greenwald; Philippe Aghion; Kenneth J. Arrow; Robert M. Solow

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    It has long been recognized that most standard of living increases are associated with advances in technology, not the accumulation of capital. Yet it has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less developed countries is not just a gap in resources or output but a gap in knowledge. In fact, the pace at which developing countries... more...

  • Open and Distance Learningby Stephen Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This contributed volume reviews the lessons that may be learned from trying to integrate distance learning strategies with face-to-face teaching methods. It contains practical examples from education, commerce and industry. more...

  • Flexible Learning in Actionby Rachel Hudson; Oates Lyn; Sian Maslin-Prothero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Building Virtual Communities of Practice for Distance Educatorsby M. Aaron Bond; Barbara B. Lockee

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    As colleges, universities and other learning institutions explore teaching and learning through online environments, online communities of practice may provide solutions to organizational and professional development needs.?The purpose of this book is to develop a set of guidelines for creating a virtual community of practice for faculty teaching at... more...

  • G Is for Growingby Shalom M. Fisch; Rosemarie T. Truglio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This volume--a collection and synthesis of key research studies since the program's inception over three decades ago--serves as a marker of the significant role that Sesame Street plays in the education and socialization of young children. Editors Shalom M. Fisch and Rosemarie T. Truglio have included contributions from both academics and researchers... more...