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Passing the Life in the UK Test
Passing the Life in the UK Test
by Gibbins
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This is the authoritative, complete guide to passing the Life in the UK citizenship test. It is designed to support adult learners whose first language is not English, and is written and edited by leading ESOL and citizenship practitioners. Supported and... (read more)

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Review of Adult Learning & Literacy #07: Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice
Review of Adult Learning & Literacy #07: Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice
by John Comings
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Volume 6 in the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy's series of annual volumes reporting on current issues, research, and best practices in the field of adult basic education.... (read more)

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Adult Education and Learning in a Precarious Age: The Hamburg Declaration Revisited: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 138 (J-B Ace Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education)
Adult Education and Learning in a Precarious Age: The Hamburg Declaration Revisited: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 138 (J-B Ace Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education)
by Tom Nesbit
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UNESCO’s 1997 CONFINTEA V conference in Hamburg has been described as the high-water mark of international adult education policy-making. It produced one of the most utopian statements about adult education and learning of the past 25 years: the... (read more)

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Open & Distance Learning Case Studies FR
Open & Distance Learning Case Studies FR
by Stephen Brown
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This contributed volume reviews the lessons that may be learned from trying to integrate distance learning strategies with face-to-face teaching methods. It contains practical examples from education, commerce and industry.... (read more)

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The Lyceum and Public Culture in the Nineteenth-Century United States (Rhetoric & Public Affairs)
The Lyceum and Public Culture in the Nineteenth-Century United States (Rhetoric & Public Affairs)
by Angela G. Ray
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Angela Ray provides a refreshing new look at the lyceum lecture system as it developed in the United States from the 1820s to the 1880s. She argues that the lyceum contributed to the creation of an American "public" at a time when the country experienced... (read more)

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J-B Ace Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education #134: Learning Transfer in Adult Education: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 137
J-B Ace Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education #134: Learning Transfer in Adult Education: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 137
by Leann M. R. Kaiser
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Learning transfer is the use of skills and knowledge acquired in one situation or setting in a different environment. It is, fundamentally, the point of education. By consciously building it into our curricula, syllabi, and practice, we can greatly... (read more)

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Teaching in Further Education: New Perspectives for a Changing Context (Bedford Way Papers)
Teaching in Further Education: New Perspectives for a Changing Context (Bedford Way Papers)
by Norman Lucas
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Norman Lucas contends that further education (FE) is fundamentally divided and that the practices of FE teachers are best understood by appreciating the diversity of needs of FE students. He shows that the tensions between the divisions, diversity and... (read more)

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Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector: Second Edition
Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector: Second Edition
by Jonathan Tummons
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This guide to professional issues in the UK's Learning and Skills Sector tackles the challenges and anxieties faced by trainee teachers. It examines issues surrounding values and ethics from a variety of perspectives. Everyday examples and case studies... (read more)

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Gender and Lifelong Learning: Critical Feminist Engagements
Gender and Lifelong Learning: Critical Feminist Engagements
by Carole Leathwood
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This insightful book is ideal for students, researchers and policy makers wanting a sound overview of the critical issues of gender in lifelong learning. Asking pertinent questions relating to discourses on policy, the authors offer the reader a rare... (read more)

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Review of Adult Learning and Literacy; V.5: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice.
Review of Adult Learning and Literacy; V.5: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice.
by John Comings Et Al
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The Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 5 is the newest volume in a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues,... (read more)

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John Lonergan Painter
John Lonergan Painter
by Liza Elliott
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Discover the journey of a boy who lived to draw to his triumph as a master painter and revered teacher. These pages, including vintage family photos and beautiful color images from a lifetime of painting, reveal the man and his passion for beauty... (read more)

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Getting Real about Education
Getting Real about Education
by Thomas Norris
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People want to experience more, to understand more, to know more, all in order to be more. This is the task of education as the search for reality. This meditation, inspired in part by the author's own teachers and his experience as an educator, revisits... (read more)

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Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector
by Tummons
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Inclusive practice is a crucial component of professional practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This accessible text includes comprehensive coverage of key areas and explores what inclusive practice means for teachers and learners in the sector. The... (read more)

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Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Learning
by Mal Leicester
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'Lifelong Learning' is a hot issue for educators across the world, as societies everywhere are concerned with developing a literate, skilled and flexible workforce and to widen participation in education at all levels and for all age-groups. This one... (read more)

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Portfolio Development and the Assessment of Prior Learning: Perspectives, Models and Practices
Portfolio Development and the Assessment of Prior Learning: Perspectives, Models and Practices
by Elana Michelson
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For over thirty years, portfolios have been used to help adult learners gain recognition for their prior learning and take greater control of their educational experiences. The portfolio has become a distinctive means of assessing such learning, serving... (read more)

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Implementing National Qualifications Frameworks Across Five Continents
Implementing National Qualifications Frameworks Across Five Continents
by Michael Young
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This book assesses the impact and implementation of national qualifications frameworks in sixteen different countries. It presents two major lessons for policy makers thinking of introducing a National Qualifications Framework (NQF). First, that an NQF... (read more)

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Learning and Work and the Politics of Working Life: Global Transformations and Collective Identities in Teaching, Nursing and Social Work
Learning and Work and the Politics of Working Life: Global Transformations and Collective Identities in Teaching, Nursing and Social Work
by Terri Seddon
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Large scale changes in work and education are a key feature of contemporary global transformations, with a pervasive politics that affects people's experiences of workplaces and learning spaces. This thought-provoking book uses empirical research to... (read more)

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Practicing Destiny: Principles and Processes in Adult Learning
Practicing Destiny: Principles and Processes in Adult Learning
by Coenraad Van Houten
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As adults we face the choice of remaining as we are or developing ourselves. Increasingly, people are realizing how important it is to their sense of fulfillment that education continue in their lives. Through his extensive experiences of leading... (read more)

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Contexts of Adult Education: Canadian Perspectives
Contexts of Adult Education: Canadian Perspectives
by Tara J. Fenwick
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Within each theme, the editors have selected contributions that help to clarify the diversity and richness of Canadian adult education today. The contributors are all leading researchers and practitioners of adult education from coast to coast. The... (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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