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  1. Improving What is Learned at University

    An Exploration of the Social and Organisational Diversity of University Education

    By John Brennan, Robert Edmunds, Muir Houston, David Jary, Yann Lebeau, Michael Osborne, John T.E. Richardson

    Series: Improving Learning

    Received the ‘highly commended’ award by the Society for Educational Studies for books published in 2010. What is learned in universities today? Is it what students expect to learn? Is it what universities say they learn? How far do the answers to questions such as these differ according to what,...

    Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Concepts and Practices of Lifelong Learning

    By Brenda Morgan-Klein, Michael Osborne

    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. In addition, issues are discussed within an...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Pedagogy of Lifelong Learning

    Understanding Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Muir Houston, Nuala Toman

    Presenting a snapshot of contemporary international research into the pedagogy of lifelong learning and teaching, this book focuses on a wide range of issues related to lifelong learning, including higher education, community-based learning and literacy practices in continuing education. It...

    Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Social Capital, Lifelong Learning and the Management of Place

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Kate Sankey, Bruce Wilson

    With contributions from around the world, this book brings together inter-related research from three fields: social capital, place management and lifelong learning regions. Providing valuable insight into the management of place and the development of learning at a regional level, the book...

    Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Researching Widening Access to Lifelong Learning

    Issues and Approaches in International Research

    Edited by Michael Osborne, Jim Gallacher, Beth Crossan

    This authoritative volume is a truly international contribution to the worldwide debate on how best to widen access to lifelong learning. The first section of the book comprises research studies from around the world, reflecting the diversity of contexts in which widening access is researched and...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

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