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Taking Learning to Task: Creative Strategies for Teaching Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
Taking Learning to Task: Creative Strategies for Teaching Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
by Jane Vella
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Known for her work in popular education and her worldwide teaching experience, Jane Vella has significantly changed the way we view adult learning. In Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, she introduced twelve principles of learning-centered education;... (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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Grassroots Literacies
Grassroots Literacies
by Jan Blommaert
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What effect has globalization had on our understanding of literacy? Grassroots Literacy seeks to address the relationship between globalization and the widening gap between ?grassroots? literacies, or writings from ordinary people and local communities... (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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Confessions in the Courtroom
Confessions in the Courtroom
by Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Jr.
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The causes of confessions, the acceptability of confessions extracted under duress and the interrogation procedures used by police are among the topics explored in this volume. The authors examine how the North American legal system has evolved in its... (read more)

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Making Sense of Lifelong Learning; Respecting the Needs of All
Making Sense of Lifelong Learning; Respecting the Needs of All
by Norman Evans
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"Making Sense of Lifelong Learning" asks long overdue questions such as, Who is actually in need of lifelong learning (LLL)? What are the motives of institutions, employers and the Government in promoting LLL? and, Who says what is and what is not LLL... (read more)

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McGraw-Hill's TABE Level a Mathematics Workbook: (Tests of Adult Basic Education)
McGraw-Hill's TABE Level a Mathematics Workbook: (Tests of Adult Basic Education)
by Richard Ku
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We want to help you succeed on the TABE's math section Whether you're looking to qualify for a government job, a career with a private company, or demonstrate your literacy and math abilities for school placement, a high score on the TABE will help you... (read more)

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The Power of Critical Theory: Liberating Adult Learning and Teaching
The Power of Critical Theory: Liberating Adult Learning and Teaching
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." —Cornel... (read more)

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Telling Lives: Exploring Dimensions of Narratives
Telling Lives: Exploring Dimensions of Narratives
by Marianne Horsdal
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Both interest in and understanding of narrative analysis had developed rapidly in recent years and is now a mainstream element of research across many disciplines. In the groundbreaking Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives, the author... (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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Mentoring and Coaching in Schools: Professional Learning Through Collaborative Inquiry
Mentoring and Coaching in Schools: Professional Learning Through Collaborative Inquiry
by Suzanne Burley
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Can mentoring and coaching really improve professional practice? How can research and inquiry improve mentoring and coaching practice? Mentoring and Coaching in Schools explores the ways in which mentoring and coaching can be used as a dynamic... (read more)

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Conventional Education: Patterns of Flexibility for the Individual Learner (Routledge Studies in Distance Education)
Conventional Education: Patterns of Flexibility for the Individual Learner (Routledge Studies in Distance Education)
by Alan Tait
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This volume of essays from leading British, North American and Australasian contributors looks at the issues of the convergence of distance and conventional education. The term 'convergence' refers to the breaking down of barriers between open and... (read more)

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Reconnection
Reconnection
by Karen (edt) Evans
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This book is based on the work of a European partnership, whose members came together from Belgium, England, Finland, Germany, Portugal and Greece to generate new ways of thinking about the situation of young people aged between 14 and 25 who are at risk... (read more)

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Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice
Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice
by James Avis
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"This is an excellent book for teachers entering the lifelong learning sector...it is a very helpful mirror and guide for those entering, or established in, this diverse and rewarding sector." Journal of Education for Teaching "This book achieves a... (read more)

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How to Teach in Fe with a Hangover: A Practical Survival Guide (Essential Fe Toolkit)
How to Teach in Fe with a Hangover: A Practical Survival Guide (Essential Fe Toolkit)
by Angela Steward
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This is a ‘teach-yourself' book which has an argument running through it that as an FE teacher you spend time teaching others - whereas perhaps you need to spend more time teaching yourself! As an FE teacher you can use teaching theories, models... (read more)

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The Personal Intelligences: Promoting Social and Emotional Learning
The Personal Intelligences: Promoting Social and Emotional Learning
by Launa Ellison
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This book is about teaching the Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Intelligences of Multiple Intelligences theory as a foundation for all learning in classrooms. The book contains a wealth of activities for the classroom teacher, and skillfully weaves the... (read more)

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Your Educational Success Foundation Workbook
Your Educational Success Foundation Workbook
by Leticia Colon De Mejias
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Educational success and professional growth go hand in hand. Success and growth require focus and the abilities to create goals, organize thoughts, and manage time. Success and growth also require strong verbal and written communication skills... (read more)

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Convergence of Distance & Conventional Education: Patterns of Flexibility for the Individual Learner
Convergence of Distance & Conventional Education: Patterns of Flexibility for the Individual Learner
by Alan Tait
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This volume of essays from leading British, North American and Australasian contributors looks at the issues of the convergence of distance and conventional education. The term 'convergence' refers to the breaking down of barriers between open and... (read more)

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Second Language Acquisition #63: The Social Construction of Age: Adult Foreign Language Learners
Second Language Acquisition #63: The Social Construction of Age: Adult Foreign Language Learners
by Patricia Andrew
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Andrew (applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and English as a foreign language; National U. of Mexico) explores what it is like to be an adult language learner in Mexico. She recruited seven students at the university spread out between the ages of... (read more)

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J-B Ace Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education #120: Expanding the Boundaries of Adult Religious Education: Strategies, Techniques, and Partnerships for the New Millenium: New Directions for Adult
J-B Ace Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education #120: Expanding the Boundaries of Adult Religious Education: Strategies, Techniques, and Partnerships for the New Millenium: New Directions for Adult
by E. Paulette Isaac
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The field of adult religious education is rich with opportunities for study and service. This sourcebook showcases adult religious education as an important site for program creation, teaching, learning, and adult development. It offers insight into the... (read more)

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