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Math Basics Made Easy: Teach Yourself How to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide

by Ginny Crisonino & Steve Slavin

There’s an unspoken weak spot in our society …  most adults can’t do basic math.

 

A recent U.S. Department of Education study found that American adults are largely unable to calculate tips, understand...


Blues Piano Lessons for Beginners: Teach Yourself How to Play Piano (Free Audio Available)

by LearnToPlayMusic.com & Peter Gelling

Teach yourself how to play piano with our easy blues piano lessons for beginners. Covers the fundamental techniques and practical piano music theory required to learn to play blues piano including soloing, improvisation...


Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Social Change

by Keri Facer

In the twenty-first century educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely,...


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...


The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

by Sharan B. Merriam & Andre P. Grace

This essential resource is compiled by experts in the field and contains the best, most recent previously published literature on the contemporary issues and includes trends affecting adult education. Compelling...


Leading the Campaign: Advancing Colleges and Universities

by Michael J. Worth

This book discusses fundamental campaign principles, but is not a how-to guide. Rather, its emphasis lies on the strategic decisions that a campaign requires and on campaign leadership.


The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction

by Sharan B. Merriam & Ralph G. Brockett

The Profession and Practice of Adult Education is a timely book and an excellent introduction to the field. Drawing from an extensive volume of literature, it provides comprehensive coverage and a clear guide....


Transformative Learning in Practice: Insights from Community, Workplace, and Higher Education

by Jack Mezirow & Edward W. Taylor

The leading authorities in the field produced this comprehensive resource, which provides strategies and methods for fostering Transformative Learning (TL) practice in a wide variety of higher and adult education...


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 mature and possibly illiterate women's successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings....


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...


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...


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...


Achieving Your Award in Education and Training

by Liz Keeley-Browne

A helpful handbook addressing the five core practical teaching skill units for the new level IV certificate in education and training.


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...


Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education: A Guide for Academic Leaders

by Laura Koppes Bryan & Cheryl A. Wilson

Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education provides strategies to implement beneficial work-life policies in colleges and universities. As compared to the corporate sector, higher education institutions have...


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...


Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds: The Role of Teachers and Teacher Educators, Part II

by Cheryl J Craig

Presents a plethora of approaches to developing human potential in areas not conventionally addressed. Organized in two parts, this international collection of essays provides viable educational alternatives...


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,...


Homeland Security

by Mark Sauter & James Carafano

Homeland Security: A Complete Guide to Understanding, Preventing and Surviving Terrorism is the authoritative textbook on one of the most important topics facing our nation. From complex policy issues to common...