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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...

  • Transdisciplinary Professional Learning and Practiceby Paul Gibbs

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents thinking about and through transdisciplinary and professional development as an educative process. Rather than focusing on the delineation of the approaches offered, an analysis of these contributions points to commonality in those problems that benefit from a transdisciplinary perspective.ááá The core elements of transdisciplinarity... 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?s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...

  • Pathologie oder Struktur?by Hauke Straehler-Pohl; Uwe Gellert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der vorliegende Band thematisiert Einsichten in die Formen und Wirkungen der, zunńchst abstrakten, Selektionsfunktion von Schule in ihrer Konkretisierung und Ausgestaltung im alltńglichen Schulunterricht. Im Zentrum der ▄berlegungen steht die Frage, wie sich das gro▀e Thema der Reproduktion sozialer Ungleichheit im Bildungswesen auf der Ebene von... more...

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

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 37.32

    L?ouvrage explore dans la continuitÚ des problŔmes dűs Ó la mouvance en milieu scolaire canadien. Il convient autant aux chercheurs et politiques qu?aux praticiens. On prÚsente les nouvelles mesures ministÚrielles ontariennes pour accommoder les nouveaux. Puis, on traite des dÚtails relatifs aux aspects culturels impliquÚs. 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...

  • Local Drivers for Improvement Capacityby Ulf Blossing; Torgeir Nyen; ┼sa S÷derstr÷m; Anna Hagen T°nder

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book presents systematically six types of schools, with different improvement capacities. Different schools have different capacities for school improvement, depending on the school infrastructure, norms and routines for the improvement process, improvement roles, and improvement history. The organisation of the improvement capacity is understood... 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...