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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 78 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. The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

    By Jan Arminio, Tomoko Kudo Grabosky, Josh Lang

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    Series: Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge