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  1. The Concepts and Practices of Lifelong Learning

    By Brenda Morgan-Klein, Michael Osborne

    This textbook gives a wide-ranging, research-informed introduction to issues in lifelong learning across a variety of educational settings and practices. Its very accessible approach is multi-disciplinary drawing on sociology and psychology in particular. In addition, issues are discussed within an...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    Learning to Teach Adults is an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Knowledge Production

    Research Work in Interesting Times

    Edited by Bridget Somekh, Thomas A. Schwandt

    This collection from a highly impressive international group of educational researchers explores epistemological, methodological, and ethical-political issues in the production of knowledge about educational phenomena in contemporary society. The book is organized in two sections. The first focuses...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education

    The Role of Teaching and Learning

    By Glenda Crosling, Liz Thomas, Margaret Heagney

    Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback

    By Alastair Irons

    Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

    This book is based on the argument that detailed and developmental formative feedback is the single most useful thing teachers can do for students. It helps to clarify the expectations of higher education and assist all students to achieve their potential. This book promotes student learning...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  6. How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond

    By Knud Illeris

    How We Learn deals with the fundamental issues of the processes of learning, critically assessing different types of learning and obstacles to learning. It also considers a broad range of other important questions in relation to learning such as: modern research into learning and brain functions...

    Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Europa World of Learning 2008

    58th Edition

    Series: The Europa World of Learning

    A comprehensive directory and guide to the organizations and institutions throughout the sphere of higher education and learning. Profiling some 30,000 academic institutions and over 200,000 staff and officials, this highly esteemed work covers the whole of the higher education and learning...

    Published September 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Improving Learning Cultures in Further Education

    By David James, Gert Biesta

    Series: Improving Learning

    Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Critical Thinking

    An Exploration of Theory and Practice

    By Jennifer Moon

    In this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process. Key themes covered include: different views of and approaches to critical thinking with an emphasis on a practical basis that...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education

    Signals and Shortcomings

    By Mantz Yorke

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge