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  • Highlanderby John M. Glen

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    and racial justice during a critical era in southern and Appalachian history. This volume is the first comprehensive examination of that extraordinary -- and often controversial -- institution. Founded in 1932 by Myles Horton and Don West near Monteagle, Tennessee, this adult education center was both a vital resource for southern radicals and a... more...

  • Creating Courses for Adultsby Ralf St. Clair

    Wiley 2015; US$ 38.00

    Become an effective adult educator by approaching teaching systematically As the author describes at the beginning of Creating Courses for Adults, "The big idea of this book is that education for adults has to be designed." Whether in basic skills training, English language classes, professional development workshops, personal interest courses,... more...

  • Online Teaching In Education, Health and Human Serviceby Magy Martin; Don Martin

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 29.95

    The critical success of online instructors is their ability to engage students in the learning process. With this expertise, the online experience is extremely effective. The goal of this book is to help faculty understand the processes of teaching online and learning to be student-centered, which are the first steps toward becoming a successful online... more...

  • The Adult Learnerby Malcolm S. Knowles; Elwood F. Holton III; Richard A. Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles? pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...

  • Les nouveaux dans les écoles ? Comment aborder des situations de plus en plus complexes ?by Marie J. Myers

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 37.35

    L?ouvrage explore dans la continuité des problčmes dűs ŕ la mouvance en milieu scolaire canadien. Il convient autant aux chercheurs et politiques qu?aux praticiens. On présente les nouvelles mesures ministérielles ontariennes pour accommoder les nouveaux. Puis, on traite des détails relatifs aux aspects culturels impliqués. La contextualisation des... more...

  • The Role of Technology in Distance Education (Routledge Revivals)by Tony Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1984, provides a comprehensive review of the range of technology that was being used in distance education. Technological developments in word processing, video-disc and viewdata as well as computer-based learning had revolutionised the potential for distance education. These developments required the role of more ?conventional?... more...

  • Pedagogies for Student-Centered Learningby Cari Crumly

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    This book will help you to identify the difference between teacher-centered and student-centered learning and the various pedagogies commonly associated with each. This book will draw upon the research and experience of three different educators and their pedagogical variations and uses within the classroom and online. Crumley?s synopsis of pedagogies... more...

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)by Eric Midwinter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a life-long process. The theories of U3As in Britain, their... more...

  • Migration und Erwachsenenbildungby Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung; Halit Öztürk; Sara Reiter; Daniela Schuldes

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 21.24

    What is the role of migration experiences within adult education and further professional development? Currently, these experiences are hardly considered within the research and practice of further professional development although diversity due to migration influences the learning behaviour and needs of participants. Against this backdrop the author... more...

  • Lernort Heimvolkshochschuleby Falko von Ameln

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 26.57

    Adult education centres are amongst the most important education providers, yet are still hardly known amongst the public. Their work and concepts are rarely part of specialist discussions around adult education pedagogy. This study investigates the specific pedagogic profile, education approach and the social use of adult education centres. Furthermore,... more...