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Profession and Practice of Adult Education -new Preface (07 Edition)
Profession and Practice of Adult Education -new Preface (07 Edition)
by Sharan B. Merriam
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This book fills the gap for a comprehensive, authoritative introduction to the field of adult and continuing education. Two of the most respected authors in the field, Sharan B. Merriam and Ralph G. Brockett, provide an insightful analysis of this... (read more)

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Our Stories, Ourselves: The Embodyment of Women's Learning in Literacy (Hc)
Our Stories, Ourselves: The Embodyment of Women's Learning in Literacy (Hc)
by Mev Miller
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A volume in the series: Adult Education Special Topics, Research & Practice in Lifelong Learning, Series Editor: Kathleen P. King Women's lives are often written on our bodies. Yet very little is made of the impacts of embodiment for women in literacy... (read more)

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Living Adult Education: Freire in Scotland
Living Adult Education: Freire in Scotland
by Gerri And Colin Kirkwood. Kirkwood
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The Adult Learning Project in Edinburgh, affectionately known as ALP, is a sustained experiment in applying the principles of the Brazilian educator, Paulo Freire, in a European post-industrial urban environment.Because this book explains so sensitively... (read more)

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New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, the Welfare-To-Work Challenge for Adult Literacy
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, the Welfare-To-Work Challenge for Adult Literacy
by Ace
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JAMES C. FISHER is associate professor of adult and continuing education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. LARRY G. MARTIN is associate professor of adult and continuing education and department chair at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.... (read more)

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Changing Vocational Education and Training: International Comparative Approaches
Changing Vocational Education and Training: International Comparative Approaches
by Ian (edt) Finlay
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Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been the focus of change for some years. Many nations have developed VET systems with long-term strategies that benefit their economies, including co-ordinating economic, industrial and VET policies and... (read more)

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The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning (Oxford Library of Psychology)
The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning (Oxford Library of Psychology)
by Manuel London
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One of the "Best Books of 2011" from the Center for Optimal Adult Development Amid fluctuations in today's job markets and economies, the importance of learning across the lifespan has become a point of emphasis for governments and employers throughout... (read more)

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Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning: A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices
Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning: A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices
by Stephen Brookfield
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"An important contribution to the field of adult education. Brookfield says what many have felt but been reluctant to voice and he does it with eloquence and grace." —Lifelong Learning "For practitioners, this is a useful guide to both... (read more)

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Perspectives of Quality in Adult Learning
Perspectives of Quality in Adult Learning
by Peter Boshier
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Adult education is an under-researched field. Judgments about learning programmes are mostly summative and learning that does not lead to an accredited outcome is given low priority under current policy. This fascinating study considers the many factors... (read more)

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Adult Learners on Campus
Adult Learners on Campus
by H. B. Slotnick
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The opportunity for a second chance is a growing phenomenon. Some members of the Adult Learners Consulting Group, a dozen or so faculty and graduate students at the University of Dakota, who have a general interest in the related processes of learning... (read more)

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Adult Education in American Experience (94 Edition)
Adult Education in American Experience (94 Edition)
by Harold W. Stubblefield
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"Stubblefield and Keane have brought a high degree of organization and coherence to the very complex history of adult education in the United States. No one who is serious about the study of adult learning can afford to be without this thoroughly... (read more)

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Characterisation of a Personal Learning Environment as a Lifelong Learning Tool (Springerbriefs in Education)
Characterisation of a Personal Learning Environment as a Lifelong Learning Tool (Springerbriefs in Education)
by Sabrina Leone
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​This work focuses on the characterization of adult lifelong learners' Personal Learning Environments by implicit and explicit tools of personalization. The synergy of formal and informal learning in the dynamic construction of a lifelong learner's... (read more)

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Global Education Digest: Comparing Education Statistics Across the World: UNESCO Reference Works: 2011
Global Education Digest: Comparing Education Statistics Across the World: UNESCO Reference Works: 2011
by Unesco
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The 2011 Global Education Digest examines trends in secondary education, which is the next great challenge for many countries approaching universal primary education. Globally, the number of children enrolled at the secondary level has tripled since 1970.... (read more)

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On Teaching and Learning: Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education Into Action
On Teaching and Learning: Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education Into Action
by Jane Vella
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On Teaching and Learning takes the ideas explored in renowned educator Jane Vella’s best-selling book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach to the next level and explores how dialogue education has been applied in educational settings around the... (read more)

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Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series)
Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series)
by Jane Kathryn Vella
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In this updated version of her landmark book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum... (read more)

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Con #15: Work and Education in America: The Art of Integration
Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Con #15: Work and Education in America: The Art of Integration
by Antje Barabasch
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This, the first comprehensive academic volume on vocational education and training (VET) or career and technical education in the United States, features insights into a variety of issues in this field of research. The international reader will find an... (read more)

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Women as Learners: The Significance of Gender in Adult Learning (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
Women as Learners: The Significance of Gender in Adult Learning (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
by Elisabeth Hayes
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Explores and analyzes learning as a distinctive experience for women, examining such factors as sense of identity, self-esteem, social world, and power in what and how women learn. Offers insight on how education and training professionals can better... (read more)

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Being an Academic
Being an Academic
by Jo'elle Fanghanel
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The role of academics in universities worldwide has undergone unprecedented change over the past decade. In this book Fanghanel discusses the effect on academics of modes of governance that have fostered the application of market principles to higher... (read more)

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Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: Theory and Practice
Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: Theory and Practice
by Peter Jarvis
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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... (read more)

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Power of Critical Theory : Liberating Adult Learning and Teaching (05 Edition)
Power of Critical Theory : Liberating Adult Learning and Teaching (05 Edition)
by Stephen D. Brookfield
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“This is a sophisticated and comprehensive treatment of the power of Socratic questioning of dogmas and a prophetic witness against the conservative status quo. As an educational praxis it is a must-read for all seriously engaged teachers.” --... (read more)

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Beyond Reflective Practice: New Approaches to Professional Lifelong Learning
Beyond Reflective Practice: New Approaches to Professional Lifelong Learning
by Frost Nick
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Reflective practice has moved from the margins to the mainstream of professional education. However, in this process, its radical potential has been subsumed by individualistic, rather than situated, understandings of practice. Presenting critical... (read more)

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