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Sexualities in Education: A Reader
Sexualities in Education: A Reader
by Erica R. Meiners
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Ella Flagg Young, a lesbian educator/suffragist who put sexualities on the public school map, was the inspiration for this anthology. In introducing this collection of 36 chapters, Meiners (education and women's studies, Northeastern Illinois U.) and... (read more)

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Quality Assurance and Evaluation in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Quality Assurance and Evaluation in the Lifelong Learning Sector
by Jane Wood
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All trainee teachers working towards ATLS or QTLS are accountable for the quality of their work, the delivery of their lessons and the success of their students This book provides comprehensive coverage of the sector's challenging quality agenda and... (read more)

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Invisible Students, Impossible Dreams: Experiencing Vocational Education 14-19
Invisible Students, Impossible Dreams: Experiencing Vocational Education 14-19
by Liz Atkins
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This book explores the aspirations and experiences of the young people who are the real focus of the 14-19 agenda-the disaffected, disengaged and low-achieving. Perceived not to have succeeded in traditional academic subjects, they move into low-level... (read more)

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A Guide to Research for Educators and Trainers of Adults, Second Edition (Updated)
A Guide to Research for Educators and Trainers of Adults, Second Edition (Updated)
by Sharan B. Merriam and Edwin L. Simpson
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The first edition appeared in 1984, and here Merriam (U. of Georgia) and Simpson (Northern Illinois U.) add material to the 1985 second edition. They provide guidance for research or other systematic inquiry into adult education and training teachers,... (read more)

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Review of Adult Learning & Literacy #06: Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, & Practice
Review of Adult Learning & Literacy #06: Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, & Practice
by John Comings
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Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 6,  includes chapters on: *Demographic change and low-literacy Americans; *The role of vocabulary in Adult Basic Education; *Implications of research on... (read more)

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The Gates Unbarred: A History of University Extension at Harvard, 1910-2009 (Harvard University Extension School)
The Gates Unbarred: A History of University Extension at Harvard, 1910-2009 (Harvard University Extension School)
by Michael Shinagel
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2009 Philip E. Frandson Award, University Professional and Continuing Education... (read more)

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But What If I Don't Want to Go to College?: A Guide to Success Through Alternative Education (But What If I Don't Want to Go to College: A Guide to Success Through Alternative Educa-)
But What If I Don't Want to Go to College?: A Guide to Success Through Alternative Education (But What If I Don't Want to Go to College: A Guide to Success Through Alternative Educa-)
by Harlow Giles Unger
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A four-year college isn't right for everyone after high school, but do alternatives exist that will still lead to profitable career opportunities? Author Harlow G. Unger, one of the country's foremost education experts, assures readers in his practical... (read more)

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Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning
Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning
by Myron H. Dembo
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This popular text combines theory, research, and applications to teach college students how to become more self-regulated learners. Study skills are treated as a serious academic course of study. Students learn about human motivation and learning as they... (read more)

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Delivering Employability Skill
Delivering Employability Skill
by Ann Gravells
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In the UK, all teachers working in further or adult education settings must achieve the new Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills teaching standards. 'Delivering Employability Skills' is an optional unit on the UK's Certificate in Teaching in the... (read more)

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Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies
Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies
by Laurie 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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How to Integrate Core Skills in GNVQs: A Staff Development Program
How to Integrate Core Skills in GNVQs: A Staff Development Program
by Cheryl Thomas
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This staff development pack contains activities, worksheets and handouts to provide advice, guidance and direction for teachers responsible for integrating core skills in their subject teaching and assessment. Topics covered include promoting team... (read more)

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Workforce Education for Latinos: Politics, Programs, and Practices
Workforce Education for Latinos: Politics, Programs, and Practices
by Ana Huerta-macias
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The author provides a comprehensive discussion of the political, economic, curricular, and instructional issues relevant to workforce education for Latinos with low levels of literacy and formal education. Of particular significance is an examination of... (read more)

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Adult Literacy: A Handbook for Development Workers
Adult Literacy: A Handbook for Development Workers
by Paul Fordham
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This is a book for development workers who have no formal training in adult education who have to respond - as planners, trainers or teachers - to requests for literacy skills. It sets out to deepen their understanding of literacy and its importance in... (read more)

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Recent Trends in Life Long Education
Recent Trends in Life Long Education
by Patricia F. Geinare
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The ten papers in this collection survey psychotherapist attitudes toward continuing education, suggest embedding formal education within the context of non-formal education, advocate for the development of forensic nursing programs in Turkey, and... (read more)

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Post-Compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning Across the United Kingdom: Policy, Organisation and Governance (Bedford Way Papers)
Post-Compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning Across the United Kingdom: Policy, Organisation and Governance (Bedford Way Papers)
by Ann Hodgson
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Over the last two years, particularly in England, the pace of institutional and organizational reform in post-compulsory education and lifelong learning has not slackened. At the same time, the reform of ministries, the role of non-departmental public... (read more)

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Managing Further Education: Learning Enterprise (Educational Management, Research and Practice)
Managing Further Education: Learning Enterprise (Educational Management, Research and Practice)
by Jacky Lumby
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Explores the experiences of leaders and managers in further education, providing a valuable resource of practical ideas.... (read more)

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Teaching Defiance: Stories and Strategies for Activist Educators
Teaching Defiance: Stories and Strategies for Activist Educators
by Michael Newman
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Michael Newman—a two-time winner of the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education—examines the use of rational discourse, nonrational discourse, and storytelling to bring about personal and collective change. Using a... (read more)

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The Ecology of Learning: Sustainability, Lifelong Learning and Everyday Life
The Ecology of Learning: Sustainability, Lifelong Learning and Everyday Life
by John Blewitt
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Your house is flooded by 'unseasonal' heavy rain. What do you learn from this experience? Do you shrug your shoulders and call your insurer? Or do you choose to learn about climate change, switch to renewable energy and lobby politicians? In this... (read more)

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Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education: The Role of Social Networks
Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education: The Role of Social Networks
by Alison Fuller
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Extending the chance for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in Higher Education (HE) is a priority in the UK and many countries internationally. Previous work on widening participation in HE however has focussed on why people choose to go to... (read more)

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Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice
Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice
by Sharan B. Merriam
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Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Bridging Theory and Practice is perfect for graduate students and practitioners alike. The expert authors have infused each chapterwith teaching and instructional... (read more)

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