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  1. Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7

    Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Christine Smith

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 7, 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, the latest research, and the best practices in...

    Published March 9th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Assessment in Higher Education

    Learning for the Longer Term

    Edited by David Boud, Nancy Falchikov

    Assessment is a value-laden activity surrounded by debates about academic standards, preparing students for employment, measuring quality and providing incentives. There is substantial evidence that assessment, rather than teaching, has the major influence on students’ learning. It directs...

    Published February 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Globalization, Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

    Sociological Perspectives

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

    This book critically assesses the learning that is required and provided within a learning society and gives a detailed sociological analysis of the emerging role of lifelong learning with examples from around the globe. Divided into three clear parts the book: looks at the development of the...

    Published February 1st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Learning in Groups

    A Handbook for Face-to-Face and Online Environments, 4th Edition

    By David Jaques, Gilly Salmon

    Learning in groups, rather than in formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope to negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective releationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Lifelong Learning

    Critical Feminist Engagements

    Edited by Carole Leathwood, Becky Francis

    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 view of lifelong learning from a gender-focused...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Learning Cities, Learning Regions, Learning Communities

    Lifelong Learning and Local Government

    By Norman Longworth

    This book explores the mental and social landscape of the city of today and tomorrow; the way in which people think, interact, work together, learn and live with and among each other. Written to address the urgent need for a guide to the principles and practices of lifelong learning, the...

    Published February 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

    As interest grows in theories of lifelong learning not only across society but also as an area of serious academic study, the need has arisen for a thorough and critical study of the phenomenon. This distillation of the work of renowned writer Peter Jarvis addresses this need, looking at the...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 6

    Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice: A Project of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy

    Edited by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Cristine Smith

    Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 6, includes chapters on:*Demographic change and low-literacy Americans;*The role of vocabulary in Adult Basic Education;*Implications of research on spelling for Adult Basic Education;*Issues in teaching...

    Published September 29th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Psychology and Adult Learning

    3rd Edition

    By Mark Tennant, Mark Tennant

    The third edition of this popular book examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and has been fully updated to reflect the effect of changes in the structure of society, globalisation, technology and the impact of postmodernism. It explores the traditions of...

    Published September 29th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Adult Learning in the Digital Age

    Information Technology and the Learning Society

    By Neil Selwyn, Stephen Gorard, John Furlong

    This engaging book sheds light on the ways in which adults in the twenty-first century interact with technology in different learning environments. Based on one of the first large-scale academic research projects in this area, the authors present their findings and offer practical...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge