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Assessing Open and Distance Learners
Assessing Open and Distance Learners
by Chris Morgan
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Recent research has indicated that assessment is the key factor in student learning. In the open and distance learning field, changes to budgets, the location and environment of students and developing use of technology have prompted innovations in... (read more)

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Adults with Learning Difficulties: Curriculum, Choice & Empowerment: A Handbook of Good Practice
Adults with Learning Difficulties: Curriculum, Choice & Empowerment: A Handbook of Good Practice
by Jeannie Sutcliffe
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A practical handbook for those who want to offer high quality learning opportunities to adults with learning difficulties. It stresses the importance of quality of provision and range of opportunities throughout and is illustrated with examples from all... (read more)

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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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Developing Adult Literacy (07 Edition)
Developing Adult Literacy (07 Edition)
by Juliet Mccaffrey
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There are many different ways to manage adult literacy programmes. This book will help those who plan and develop literacy initiatives make their decisions based on an understanding of ideas, values and principles. It explains how to take into account... (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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Recently enacted welfare reform and workforce development legislation has had a dramatic impact on the funding, implementation, and evaluation of adult basic education and literacy programs. This issue of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education... (read more)

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Adult Education in Great Britain, Norway and Spain
Adult Education in Great Britain, Norway and Spain
by Skaalvik
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The rapid development and the increased competition in the labor market make continuing education a necessity for an increasing number of people. Equal opportunities for adults to engage in education are therefore important in order to combat exclusion... (read more)

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Lifelong Learning at Its Best: Innovative Practices in Adult Credit Programs (Publication in the Higher and Adult Education Series)
Lifelong Learning at Its Best: Innovative Practices in Adult Credit Programs (Publication in the Higher and Adult Education Series)
by William H. Maehl
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The Education Strategies That Really Work with Adult LearnersBased on a national study funded by the Kellogg Foundation, Lifelong Learning at Its Best examines over thirty of the most successful adult learning programs in the country-and details the... (read more)

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Jump Start the Adult Learner (07 Edition)
Jump Start the Adult Learner (07 Edition)
by Laurie Ellen Materna
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<p>Many teachers have been using brain-compatible learning strategies with their students for years. But can these same strategies be used with adult learners? Laurie Materna provides the answer to this question in <em>Jump Start the Adult... (read more)

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Transformative Learning Through Creative Life Writing: Exploring the Self in the Learning Process
Transformative Learning Through Creative Life Writing: Exploring the Self in the Learning Process
by Celia Hunt
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Arising from a research project conducted over four years, Creative Life Writing as a Tool for Transformative Learning, examines the effect of creative writing on learners, in terms of their personal development and individual sense of self. The... (read more)

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A Lecturer's Guide to Further Education
A Lecturer's Guide to Further Education
by Dennis Hayes
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Dennis Hayes is Head of the Centre for Professional Learning, Canterbury Christ Church University. During 2006-7, he was joint president of the University and College... (read more)

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Actor-Network Theory in Education
Actor-Network Theory in Education
by Tara Fenwick
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Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences in the past three decades, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. ANT studies bring to the fore... (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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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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Contributions in Legal Studies #29: The People's Universities of the USSR
Contributions in Legal Studies #29: The People's Universities of the USSR
by David Currie Lee
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Although it has been a major priority of the Soviet government since 1917, when the Bolsheviks initiated a mass literacy campaign, adult education in the USSR has received comparatively little attention from Western scholars. This book is the first... (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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From the earliest contributions of Native Americans in the colonial period to the workforce preparation crisis in the 1980s, this book explores the patterns, themes, and changing ideologies of learning and education in adulthood.... (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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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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