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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 74 new and published books in the subject of Adult Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Teaching Psychology

    A Step-By-Step Guide, Second Edition

    By Sandra Goss Lucas, Douglas A. Bernstein

    This volume provides thoroughly updated guidelines for preparing and teaching an entire course in psychology. Based on best principles and effective psychological and pedagogical research, it offers practical suggestions for planning a course, choosing teaching methods, integrating technology...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Distance Learning and Online Education in Social Work

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This edited collection focuses on the early development, gradual evolution, and present status of distance learning and online education in the social work profession. Relevant for social work students and educators in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral programs, this book is an authoritative...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy

    Recognition, Resources, and Access

    Edited by Arlene Archer, Denise Newfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    By Vicky Duckworth

    Series: Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Re-engaging Young People in Education

    Learning from alternative schools

    By Martin Mills, Glenda McGregor

    Many young people failed by the school system are those who face a range of social and economic challenges due to multiple forms of injustice. This book provides an insight into the educational practices that work to re-engage young people who have become disenchanted with traditional schooling. It...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Functional Future for Bibliographic Control

    Transitioning into new communities of practice and awareness

    Edited by Shawne D. Miksa

    The quest to evolve bibliographic control to an equal or greater standing within the current information environment is on-going. As information organizers we are working in a time where information and communication technology (ICT) has pushed our status quo to its limits and where innovation...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Aesthetic Practices and Adult Education

    Edited by Darlene E. Clover, Kathy Sanford, Shauna Butterwick

    In the past, and over the last decade in particular, the arts and arts spaces have become integral to the research, theory and practice of adult education. This edited volume showcases the possibilities and challenges of work by adult educators in community settings, university classrooms and arts...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Alisa Belzer

    This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas – reading, writing, and...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge