Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Lifelong Learning Reference

  1. Women's Career Development Throughout the Lifespan

    An international exploration

    Edited by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon, Mark Watson

    Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women’s patterns of career...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Adult Functional Literacy

    Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills

    By Sheida White

    "This is a genuinely scholarly work ... It is based on [analysis of] the most up-to-date quantitative surveys that we have on adult literacy. These surveys are the gold standard in terms of documenting adult literacy in the United States ...The author analyzes these extensive surveys and puts...

    Published September 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre...

    Published October 28th 2010 by Routledge

  4. English for International Journalists

    By Mike Gandon

    Edited by Heather Purdey

    English for International Journalists is a clear and engaging step-by-step guide for non-native speakers using English in journalism across all forms of media. In-depth language analysis is provided in the specialised context of journalism, as well as a comprehensive approach to the rules and...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. English for Journalists

    Twentieth Anniversary Edition

    By Wynford Hicks

    Series: Media Skills

    English for Journalists has established itself in newsrooms the world over as an invaluable guide to the basics of English and to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in a highly accessible and engaging...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge