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New and Published Books

  1. Gender, Experience, and Knowledge in Adult Learning

    Alisoun’s Daughters

    By Elana Michelson

    In this wide-ranging book, Elana Michelson invites us to revisit basic understandings of the `experiential learner’. How does experience come to be seen as the basis of knowledge? How do gender, class, and race enter into the ways in which knowledge is valued? What political and cultural belief...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy

    By Pat Guy

    Series: David Fulton / Nasen

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Life and Learning of Korean Artists and Craftsmen

    Rhizoactivity

    By Dae Joong Kang

    Series: Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

    This book brings out the need for lifelong learning theory and explores how it is possible from a postmodern perspective. The book uses life history that has gained its popularity in social science research to overcome the dichotomy between individual and society or between agency and structure....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Globalizing Education for Work

    Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy

    Edited by Richard D. Lakes, Patricia A. Carter

    This book explores how changes in the new world economy are affecting the education of male and female workers. Authors from Australia, Africa, Brazil, Europe, North America, and South Korea use methodologies--such as literature reviews, case studies, legislative analysis, evaluations of model...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Information Technology and Career Education

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Information Technology and Career Education (ICITCE 2014), Hong Kong, 9-10 October 2014

    Edited by Fun Shao, Wise Shu, Tracy Tian

    Information Technology and Career Education contains the contributions presented at the 2014 International Conference on Information Technology and Career Education (ICITCE 2014, Hong Kong, China, 9–10 October 2014). The book is divided into two main topics: information technology and vocational...

    Published May 6th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Victoria Marsick

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The nature of the workplace and the workforce has changed rapidly in post-industrial society. Most workers are now facing the need for high levels of preparatory education, retraining for new jobs and the ability to continue learning at work in order to keep up with new developments. The book,...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Victoria J. Marsick, Karen Watkins

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Today, rapid change is a constant challenge in the workplace, and thousands of individuals need to be involved in continuous learning. Traditional training approaches, however, do not emphasise informal and incidental learning. Furthermore, since informal learning us seldom designed, learning...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics of Cultural Competence in Higher Education

    Edited by Beverly A. Burnell, Heidi Schnackenberg

    This new book presents both research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-design) and conceptual chapters about the ethical factors to be considered in teaching, administration, and professional practice in higher education settings. The book includes recent research-based ideas in the field of...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Apple Academic Press