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Leading the Campaign: Advancing Colleges and Universities (American Council on Education Series on Higher Education)
Leading the Campaign: Advancing Colleges and Universities (American Council on Education Series on Higher Education)
by Michael J. Worth
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This book discusses fundamental campaign principles, but is not a how-to guide. Rather, its emphasis lies on the strategic decisions that a campaign requires and on campaign leadership.... (read more)

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Adult Education & the State
Adult Education & the State
by Peter Jarvis
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Discussing such themes as democracy and citizenship, this book is the first systematic attempt to analyse adult education from a political perspective.... (read more)

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Why Literacy Matters: Understanding the Effects of Literacy Education for Adults (10 Edition)
Why Literacy Matters: Understanding the Effects of Literacy Education for Adults (10 Edition)
by Ralf Saint Clair
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Why does reading and writing matter in modern societies? How do we know adult literacy education does any good? Why Literacy Matters pulls together a wide range of evidence to build a powerful and convincing argument about why literacy matters to all of... (read more)

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Understanding and Negotiating the Political Landscape of Adult Education (01 Edition)
Understanding and Negotiating the Political Landscape of Adult Education (01 Edition)
by Catherine A. Hansman
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Provides key insights into the politics and policy issues in adult education today. Offering effective strategies for reflection and action, chapters explore issues in examination and negotiation of the political aspects of higher education, adult... (read more)

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The Concepts and Practice of Lifelong Learning
The Concepts and Practice of Lifelong Learning
by Morgan-klein Br
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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.... (read more)

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Feedback in Higher and Professional Education: Understanding It and Doing It Well
Feedback in Higher and Professional Education: Understanding It and Doing It Well
by David Boud
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Feedback in Higher Education takes the view that there is currently poor understanding of what feedback is, and even where such an understanding exists, the consequences are inadequately put into practice. There has been considerable development in... (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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Elderlearning: New Frontier in an Aging Society (American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education)
Elderlearning: New Frontier in an Aging Society (American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education)
by Lois Lamdin and Mary Fugate
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This work examines the important role of learning in maintaining the health, quality of life, and longevity of older adults, and in providing opportunities for them to take on new roles in society. Based on extensive interviews with elderlearners and... (read more)

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Citizenship as Politics
Citizenship as Politics
by Emilio Lucio-villegas
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This book holds two main concepts: citizenship and adult education, and presents a diverse scope of ideas and experiences from different countries and perspectives in a rich indication to edify liberating practices and researches. Citizenship is closely... (read more)

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The Dynamics and Social Outcomes of Education Systems (Education, Economy and Society)
The Dynamics and Social Outcomes of Education Systems (Education, Economy and Society)
by Jan Germen (edt) Janmaat
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Some scholars argue that education systems across the western world are becoming increasingly similar due to the influence of transnational discourses and organizations. Others believe that education is the panacea for all problems of social cohesion... (read more)

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Assessing Open and Distance Learners (99 Edition)
Assessing Open and Distance Learners (99 Edition)
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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The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction
The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction
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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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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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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Lifelong Learning Book #19: Challenging the 'European Area of Lifelong Learning': A Critical Response
Lifelong Learning Book #19: Challenging the 'European Area of Lifelong Learning': A Critical Response
by George K. Zarifis
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This book critically reflects on the context in which lifelong learning policies and practices are organized in Europe with contributions of researchers and policy makers in the field. Through a critical lens the book reinterprets the core content of the... (read more)

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The Learning Potential of the Workplace
The Learning Potential of the Workplace
by Wim J. Nijhof
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In this volume The Learning Potential of the Workplace we set the task to analyse, describe and explain the conditions of the workplace as a tool for learning. Learning potential is for some experts an individual asset, others see the learning potential... (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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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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