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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
All types of organisations have recognised the growing demand for open and flexible learning programmes. With the increased emphasis on new ways of learning, and the rapid move towards open and online courses, this practical guide will help those involved overcome the challenges they face. This guide provides user friendly advice and support for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.95
Here, the authors explore practical ways of implementing APL for the benefit of individuals, employers and the community as a whole, showing how it can make a real contribution to equality of opportunity. Chapters look at the particular needs of various sectors of the community, and how APL can be used to meet those needs. For ethnic communities,... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2012; US$ 36.95
Action learning has quickly become a tool used by organizations for solving their critical and complex problems. In this revised edition of Optimizing the Power of Action Learning, award winning author Dr. Michael J. Marquardt explores innovative ways that action learning can be applied to the corporate landscape. New material includes: extensive... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
This book is concerned with the general issues of ageing, learning and education for the elderly and then with the more specific issues of why, how and what elders want to learn. This monograph consists of 10 chapters written by various internationally renowned researchers and scholar-practitioners in the field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
This is the third edition of Peter Jarvis' classic textbook, Adult and Continuing Education, which established itself as the most widely used and respected book about education for adults today. In this new edition, the author has made extensive revisions and included substantial additional material to take account of the many changes that have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the field of adult education. With new features for students... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95
This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By building on the notion of going beyond the limits of certain... more...
- 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...