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  • Political Sociology of Adult Educationby Carlos Alberto Torres

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 41.34

    Critical Theorist Carlos Alberto Torres offers a political sociology of adult learning and education, based on Critical Social Theory and the always inspiring work of Paulo Freire. Empirically grounded and theoretically sophisticated, this new book follows the footsteps of his classic book published in the early nineties The Politics of Nonformal Education... more...

  • Activity Theory in Formal and InformalScience Educationby Katerina Plakitsi

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 41.34

    The purpose of this book is to establish a broader context for rethinking science learning and teaching by using cultural historical activity theoretic approach. Activity theory already steps in its third generation and only a few works have been done on its applications to science education, especially in Europe. The context takes into account more... more...

  • Learning with Adultsby Peter Mayo

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 41.34

    This anthology brings together some of the finest writers on different aspects of adult education and related areas to provide a complementary reader to the introductory text by Leona English and Peter Mayo Learning with Adults: A Critical Introduction. Areas tackled include Disability, Prisons, Third Age Universities, Lifelong Learning Policy, Learning... 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...

  • How Black and Working Class Children Are Deprived of Basic Education in Canadaby Bairu Sium

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 41.34

    This book is the culmination of twenty-four years of research. It explores the thematic intersections of race, class, immigration, and the potential of building student-centered classrooms. Of course, the building of a truly student-centered is itself a slow and contested process. Over the years, progressive changes towards more inclusive education... more...

  • Education and National Developmentby Ingemar Fägerlind; Lawrence J. Saha

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Education and National Development: A Comparative Perspective discusses the correlation between education and national development. The book is comprised of nine chapters that cover several concerns regarding the subject matter, such as the theoretical underpinning, dimensions, policies, and practice. The first chapter discusses the origins of modern... more...

  • Unfit to Be a Slaveby David Greene

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 41.34

    Out of over 40 years of experience in adult or worker education, David Greene brings us tools to develop consciousness and leadership for social change. Based on the power of our huge working class to understand this economic system and to organize, this book aims to empower educators, students and other workers with science applied to solving the... more...

  • Controversies in Educationby Helen Proctor; Patrick Brownlee; Peter Freebody

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 102.75

    This book is the outcome of a colloquium series organized by The University of Sydney in which leading and emerging researchers were invited to name what they took to be the deep flaws at the heart of contemporary educational and policy and practice in Australia and globally — to voice their potentially ‘heretical’ views on what most urgently needs... more...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.77

    Der vorliegende Band thematisiert Einsichten in die Formen und Wirkungen der, zunächst abstrakten, Selektionsfunktion von Schule in ihrer Konkretisierung und Ausgestaltung im alltäglichen Schulunterricht. Im Zentrum der Überlegungen steht die Frage, wie sich das große Thema der Reproduktion sozialer Ungleichheit im Bildungswesen auf der Ebene von... more...

  • Toetsen in het hoger onderwijsby Henk van Berkel; Anneke Bax; Desirée Joosten-ten Brinke

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2013; US$ 49.04

    Toetsing in het hoger onderwijs staat meer dan ooit volop in de belangstelling. Sinds de verschijning van de eerste druk van Toetsen in het hoger onderwijs in 2002 is er veel veranderd op toetsgebied. Door nieuwe inzichten in hoe toetsen het leergedrag van studenten sturen en door veel strengere accreditatie-eisen zijn opleidingen en docenten er van... more...