Volume 1 Adult Learning and Education
The nature of adult education at individual, group and community levels is the concern of this book. Definitions and patterns of adult learning are critically assessed in both this country and abroad, and the processes involved considered in detail. Both case studies and thematic articles have been...
Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge
Volume 2 Opportunities for Adult Education
This book opens with a survey of the historical evolution of adult education in the UK and leads on to the study of the structure of adult learning. It discusses distance teaching opportunities such as the Open University and the National Extension College, and face-to-face teaching provision in...
Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Major Themes in Education
The recent, rapid, and massive expansion of higher education in the Western world has been such that in many developed countries it is now expected that close to—or more than—half of the population will have some significant engagement with a university at least once during their lives. More than...
Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge
This volume is a detailed and up-to-date reference work providing an authoritative overview of the main issues in higher education around the world today. Consisting of newly commissioned chapters and impressive journal articles, it surveys the state of the discipline and includes the examination...
Published April 13th 2009 by Routledge
The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Higher Education provides a balanced selection of the last few years' writing on the topic, offering anyone with an interest in higher education an essential reference work.The editor uses his experience to present a range of articles illustrating the variety of...
Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge
As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts....
Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge