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Training in Motion: How to Use Movement to Create Engaging and Effective Learning

by Mike Kuczala

When people are kept from moving-whether they're sitting through a presentation or stuck behind a desk-they become restless and their attention waivers. Yet most training ignores the innate human desire for...


Unleash Learning: 40 successful strategies to ignite, inspire and unleash learning for everyone

by William DeJean

If you are a teacher, university educator, staff developer, trainer, presenter or speaker, this book is for you. This book is for you because you are passionate about what you know, you are inspired by what...


John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

by Clifford P. Harbour

Today, community colleges enroll 40% of all undergraduates in the United States. In the years ahead, these institutions are expected to serve an even larger share of this student population. However, faced with...


Creating Courses for Adults: Design for Learning

by Ralf St. Clair

Become an effective adult educator by approaching teaching systematically

As the author describes at the beginning of Creating Courses for Adults, "The big idea of this book is that education for adults has...


Graduate School for Working Adults: Things You Should Know Before You Commit

by Donna Ledbetter

Are you ready to go back to school? Do you have what it takes to study while working on the job? Is your family prepared for the time and sacrifice that THEY will have to make for YOU? Have you gotten support...


Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers

by Ralph G. Brockett

A highly practical guide for new instructors teaching in anysetting

Regardless of the context, teaching is a tall task—and forthose teaching adults, unique challenges await. Teaching Adults:A Practical Guide...


Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Education: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 144

by Dionne Rosser-Mims, Joni Schwartz & Brendaly Drayton

Here is an introduction to salient topics and issues affecting Black males as they engage in adult basic education programs, pursue employment, and obtain higher education. The chapters include academic research...


Interculturalization and Teacher Education: Theory to Practice

by Cheryl Hunter & Donna Pearson

Institutions of higher education are keen to improve teachers' intercultural experiences, communication, and understanding, but offer few resources for bringing the research literature to direct application...


Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media

by Jon Dron & Terry Anderson

n Teaching Crowds, Dron and Anderson introduce a new model for understanding and exploiting the pedagogical potential of Web-based technologies, one that rests on connections - on networks and collectives -...


Meeting the Transitional Needs of Young Adult Learners: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 143

by C. Amelia Davis & Joann S. Olson

This is the first New Directions volume related to young adult learners since 1984. Then, as now, young adults are an important segment of the adult population but have received scant attention in the adult...


Challenges and Inequalities in Lifelong Learning and Social Justice

by Susan Jackson

The connections and interactions of lifelong learning and social justice are complex and contested. Both are seen as a means to unconditional good, with little account taken of the inequalities and equalities...


Becoming a Professional Massage Therapist: Getting to Your Destination

by Stephen A. McEvoy

You can become a professional massage therapist! That can be said with certainty because that is exactly what this author did at age 50. If you desire to be a qualified massage practitioner, this book will motivate...


Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

by Mary Ann Maslak

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...


Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

by Eric Midwinter

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...


How to Use Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence and Spiritual Intelligence to Mentor Doctoral Learners

by Walter Ray McCollum

The focus of this book is to show how Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) are critical factors used to help both mentors and doctoral learners successfully...


Health and Wellness Concerns for Racial, Ethnic, and Sexual Minorities: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 142

by Joshua C. Collins, Tonette S. Rocco & Lawrence O. Bryant

Minority status in the United States often accompanies diminished access to education, employment, and subsequently health care. This volume explores factors that have contributed to health disparities among...


Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology

by Bernie Potvin, Nicki Rehn & David Peat

Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology provides proven strategies developed over the authors’ combined experience of more than 30 years designing and teaching online classes. The ten strategies...


Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda

by Olaf Zawacki-Richter & Terry Anderson

Online Distance Education provides a systematic overview of the major issues, trends, and areas of priority in research on online distance education. Intended as a primary reference and guide for educators,...


Learning in Landscapes of Practice: Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning

by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy & Steven Hutchinson

If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice...


Learn to Spell 500 Words a Day: The Vowel U

by Camilia Sadik

Learn to Spell 500 Words a Day is a book for children and adults who can read but cannot spell the words that they read. It can be used by parents or in schools from the 4th grade and up, or by older children...