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  1. Reading Work

    Literacies in the New Workplace

    By Mary Ellen Belfiore, Tracy A. Defoe, Sue Folinsbee, Judy Hunter, Nancy S. Jackson

    Reading Work: Literacies in the New Workplace explores changing understandings of literacy and its place in contemporary workplace settings. It points to new questions and dilemmas to consider in planning and teaching workplace education. By taking a social perspective on literacies in the...

    Published January 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. The University of Learning

    Beyond Quality and Competence

    By John Bowden, Ference Marton

    Universities are rarely structured to facilitate learning and when they are, it is often done so in a limited way. This book looks at the theory and practice of learning and how universities can improve their quality and competence. It tackles the past failure of the quality and competence...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Learning, Curriculum and Employability in Higher Education

    By Peter Knight, Mantz Yorke

    How can universities ensure that they are preparing their students for today's competitive job market?This book tackles the highly topical subject of graduate underemployment with insight and clarity. The authors argue the case for more sophisticated research into employability with passion and...

    Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Key Issues in Sustainable Development and Learning: a critical review

    Edited by Stephen Gough, William Scott

    This book presents seminal readings from existing literature alongside specially commissioned, critical vignettes from leading thinkers with interests in sustainable development and learning. The book sets out to inform readers about the many perspectives that exist, and to challenge assumptions...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  5. From Teaching to Mentoring

    Principles and Practice, Dialogue and Life in Adult Education

    By Lee Herman, Alan Mandell

    What is mentoring? What makes a teacher a mentor?From Teaching to Mentoring is an argument for the power, practicality and the basic good of a simple educational idea. The authors advocate a sound, comprehensive and lifelong education, shifting the emphasis of the learning process to the needs of...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Reconstructing the Lifelong Learner

    Pedagogy and Identity in Individual, Organisational and Social Change

    By Clive Chappell, Carl Rhodes, Nicky Solomon, Mark Tennant, Lyn Yates

    How is adult learning used to produce personal, organisational and social change?This interesting examination of adult learning for change illustrates through diverse case studies and theoretical perspectives that personal change is inextricably linked to broader organisational and social change....

    Published October 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Development and Learning: framing the issues

    By Stephen Gough, William Scott

    This book examines the difficult and wide-ranging issues relating to how we understand our environment, our place in it, and how we choose to act. This comprehensive text provides an overview of these developing key issues, illustrating how - through schooling, higher education, professional...

    Published August 14th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Changing Face of Further Education

    Lifelong Learning, Inclusion and Community Values in Further Education

    By Terry Hyland, Barbara Merrill

    What are the values and policies which are driving the development of Further Education institutions?The rapid expansion and development of the post-compulsory sector of education means that further education institutions have to cope with ever-evolving government policies.This book comprehensively...

    Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Making Sense of Lifelong Learning

    By Norman Evans

    Making Sense of Lifelong Learning looks beyond the rhetoric about lifelong learning (LLL), and asks long overdue questions such as, Who is actually in need of LLL? What are the motives of institutions, employers and the Government in promoting LLL? And, who says what is and what is not LLL?In the...

    Published June 5th 2003 by Routledge