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Continuing Education in Colleges and Universities: Challenges and Opportunities: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 140

by Ronald White & Frank DiSilvestro

These are times of great opportunity and challenge for continuing education (CE) programs in colleges and universities. While lifelong learning remains central to CE's mission, means of promoting and delivering...

Knowledge of the higher worlds and its attainment

by Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner’s thought is central in world culture of the past century and has contributed to the growth of humanity through a very particular path. His studies have embraced theosophy, anthroposophy and...

Outstanding Teaching In Lifelong Learning

by Harriet Harper

This book provides a wide range of practitioners with unique access to examples of real lessons judged by Her Majesty's Inspectors (HMI) to be outstanding.

Rock Drum Lessons for Beginners: Teach Yourself How to Play Drums (Free Video Available)

by & Peter Gelling

Teach yourself how to play drums with our easy rock drum lessons for beginners. Covers the fundamental drum techniques, drum rudiments and practical drum theory required to learn to play drums. Suitable for...

Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment Amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

by Vicky Duckworth

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...

Decentering the Ivory Tower of Academia: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 139

by Ramdeholl

For many, the academy has historically represented privilege and intellectual exclusion; for others it has represented an increasingly contested site, as marginalized populations have challenged the myth of...

Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice

by Sharan B. Merriam & Laura L. Bierema

Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for master’s-level students and practitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura...

Writing For Academic Journals

by Rowena Murray

This book unravels the process of writing academic papers. It tells readers what good papers look like and how they can be written.

Teaching Adult Numeracy: Principles & Practice

by Graham Griffiths & Rachel Stone

The first book in the UK to specifically target adult numeracy teacher training, it is useful to both trainee teachers & trainers.

Class and the College Classroom: Essays on Teaching

by Robert C. Rosen

We have long been encouraged to look to education, especially higher education, for the solution to social problems, particularly as a way out of poverty for the talented and the hard working. But in its appointed...

Re-visioning Community Colleges: Positioning for Innovation

by Debbie Sydow & Richard Alfred

Re-visioning Community Colleges has the foresight into the shape that community colleges will likely take in the future. Their predictions are based on an analysis of the growth and innovation trajectory in...

Education Small States - Mayo: Global Imperatives, Regional Initiatives and Local Dilemmas

by Peter Mayo

This book focuses on education in small states. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of different aspects of educational provision in political jurisdictions having a very small population - populations...

Theories Policy Practice Learning E

by Weiyuan Zhang

As the centre of the world economy is moving to Asia, lifelong learning in Asia is attracting a great deal of attention in the educational field worldwide. Asia not only provides the largest education market,...

Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education: Issues and Challenges

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...

Adult Education and Learning in a Precarious Age: The Hamburg Declaration Revisited: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 138

by Tom Nesbit & Michael Welton

UNESCO’s 1997 CONFINTEA V conference in Hamburg has been described as the high-water mark of international adult education policy-making. It produced one of the most utopian statements about adult education...

Prosper in your life in America

by Stéphan L'Hébreux

Prosper in your life in America, a guide for Self-improvement. This colourful guide is an effective everyday personal motivation tool for my family, my children, my friends, my colleagues, as well as for me....

Transformative Learning through Creative Life Writing: Exploring the self in the learning process

by Celia Hunt

Creative Life Writing as a Tool for Transformative Learning examines the effect of creative writing on learners, in terms of their personal development and individual sense of self.

Lifelong Learning: An introductory guide for Education Studies

by Anne O'Grady

Written specifically for Education Studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to lifelong learning and the impact it has on all areas of society. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject,...

Reconceptualising Feedback in Higher Education: Developing Dialogue with Students

by Stephen Merry, Margaret Price & David Carless

Feedback is a crucial element of teaching, learning and assessment. There is, however, substantial evidence that staff and students are dissatisfied with it, and there is growing impetus for change.


Learning Transfer in Adult Education: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 137

by Leann M. R. Kaiser, Karen Kaminski & Jeffrey M. Foley

Learning transfer is the use of skills and knowledge acquired in one situation or setting in a different environment. It is, fundamentally, the point of education. By consciously building it into our curricula,...