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  • The Pedagogy of Lifelong Learningby Michael Osborne; Muir Houston; Nuala Toman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Presenting a snapshot of contemporary international research into the pedagogy of lifelong learning and teaching, this book focuses on a wide range of issues related to lifelong learning, including higher education, community-based learning and literacy practices in continuing education. It highlights the fact that the wide-ranging conclusions they... more...

  • Reconsidering Open and Distance Learning in the Developing Worldby David Kember

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Distance learning is now more prevalent in the developing world than ever before. This book reconsiders the suitability and success of established modes of distance learning for current contexts in the developing world. It examines what adaptations are necessary to suit shifting needs including: the move from elite to mass higher education increased... more...

  • Adults with Learning Difficultiesby Jeannie Sutcliffe

    McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 47.00

    Advocates a learner-centred approach based on choice and decision-making by people with learning difficulties. This book stresses the quality of provision, and is illustrated by many examples of good practice from the areas of curriculum and delivery. It also emphasizes on the importance of the wide possible range of learning opportunities. more...

  • Improving Learning Cultures in Further Educationby David James; Gert Biesta

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic research of seventeen learning sites in further education... more...

  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Students with Learning and Behavioral Challengesby Richard J. Morris; Nancy Mather

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 107.95

    This book assembles into one volume summaries of school-based intervention research that relates to those who deal on a regular basis with the growing body of students having high-incidence learning disabilities and/or behavior disorders: special educators, school psychologists, and clinical child psychologists. Chapter authors begin with an overview... more...

  • The Concepts and Practices of Lifelong Learningby Brenda Morgan-Klein; Michael Osborne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    This textbook gives a wide-ranging, research-informed introduction to issues in lifelong learning across a variety of educational settings and practices. Its very accessible approach is multi-disciplinary drawing on sociology and psychology in particular. In addition, issues are discussed within an international context. While there has been a proliferation... more...

  • Foucault and Lifelong Learningby Andreas Fejes; Katherine Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95

    Over the last twenty years there has been increasing interest in the work of Michel Foucault in the social sciences and in particular with relation to education. This, the first book to draw on his work to consider lifelong learning, explores the significance of policies and practices of lifelong learning to the wider societies of which they are a... more...

  • Lifelong Learningby Jim Crowther; Peter Sutherland

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    Lifelong learning has developed enormously as a distinct area of study within education in recent years not least because numerous governments and educational strategists have become very vocal supporters of new ways of learning throughout all stages of life. This guide to the topic brings together new writing from some of the leading thinkers in the... more...

  • Flexible Higher Educationby Elizabeth J Burge

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 60.00

    Analyzes the work of over forty pioneers who helped drive key late twentieth century changes in access to, and learning in, higher education, via distance education. This book provides key reading for post-secondary educators who are interested in learning and teaching design, technology use, quality assurance, and respect for reflective wisdom. more...

  • Adults Learningby Jenny Rogers

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    A guide on how to teach adults. It attempts to unravel the myths of teaching adults, while explaining why it is both a rewarding and a complex task. It explains how to deal with a group of mixed ability; how to manage the conflicts that may arise in a group; and, different teaching methods. more...