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The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

by Sharan B. Merriam & Andre P. Grace

THE JOSSEY-BASS READER ON Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

With contributions from leading experts in the field, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education collects in one volume...

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...

Re-visioning Community Colleges

by Debbie Sydow & Richard L. Alfred

Re-visioning Community Colleges traces the development and generational evolution of community colleges, explores the past success and future capacity of community colleges as disruptive innovators, and analyzes...

My pedagogic creed

by John Dewey

My Pedagogic Creed is the "manifesto" of the new schools. By the time a shot was fired in the middle of a swamp pedagogical could not recognize the centrality of the subject in the educational process. Dewey...

Deschooling Society

by Ivan Illich

The book is a critical discourse on education as practised in "modern" economies. Full of detail on contemporary programs and concerns, the book remains as radical today. Giving examples of the ineffectual nature...

Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults

by Stephen D. Brookfield

Praise for Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults

"Stephen Brookfield has used his gifts for clear thinking and lucid writing to produce this theoretically informed, immensely practical book on how the dynamics...

Connected Learning

by L. Lynn Thigpen & Tom Steffen

How does the world's oral majority--adults with limited formal education (ALFE)--really prefer to learn? Few pause long enough to ask those who eschew print. The result of scholarly research and prolonged immersion...

Decision Point

by Nathan John

Decision Point is an exciting new approach to personal development and motivation. With a saturated generalist market for personal development, self-help and motivation decision point focuses the wide and general...

Never Too Late

by Rebecca Klein-Collins

A smart, snappy, and comprehensive guide for the millions of adults who are thinking about going?or going back?to college and want to know how to do it right

As anyone who has done it knows, going back to school...

Teaching Language Teachers

by Gabriel Diaz Maggioli

Teaching Language Teachers: Scaffolding Professional Learning provides an updated view of as well as a reader-friendly introduction to the field of Teaching Teachers, with special reference to language teaching....

Sociocultural and Power-Relational Dimensions of Multilingual Writing

by Amir Kalan

This book examines the writing practices of three adult multilingual writers through the prism of their writing in English as an additional language. It illustrates some of the social, cultural and political...

Understanding Feedback

by Caroline Elbra-Ramsay & Ian Menter

A critical text on feedback and assessment for all teacher educators.

Feedback can be key to learning, but its potential value is not always fulfilled in practice. Developing a more nuanced understanding of...

The Teacher Educator's Handbook

by Elizabeth White

Professional learning and development for all teacher educators through stories of practice and carefully structured coaching questions.

This book provides all teacher educators, wherever they are based, with...

A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

by Lynn Machin, Duncan Hindmarch, Sandra Murray & Tina Richardson

This is a new, third edition of the essential text for all those working towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Tailored to meet the demands of the qualification and the latest Standards, it...

Co-creating Learning and Teaching

by Catherine Bovill, Joy Jarvis & Karen Smith

Co-creation of learning and teaching, where students and staff collaborate to design curricula or elements of curricula, is an important pedagogical idea within higher education, key to meaningful learner engagement...

Sisyphus No More

by Roger C. Byrd & Harvey McCloud

Prisoners released from our bloated American correctional institutions return to a mostly unwelcoming society where they face onerous post-release challenges. No wonder recidivism is near fifty percent, adding...

Inclusive Education of Learners with Disability  The Theory versus Reality

by Zenon Gajdzica, Robin McWilliam, Milon Potmešil & Guo Ling

Many factors have impact on the development of inclusive education, including social, cultural, economic context and the advancement of educational sciences. Analysing and comparing these issues provides a basis...

Conversations to Change Teaching

by Joy Jarvis, Karen Clark & Karen Smith

This book highlights the importance of academic staff having focused conversations about teaching.  The emphasis is on using this approach to build individual and team capacity and to bring about institutional...

Engaging in Transnational Education

by Karen Smith & Joy Jarvis

This book offers a clear and concise introduction to transnational higher education. Drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy, it asks critical questions about the role and nature of transnational...

Classroom Talk

by Rupert Knight & Val Poultney

This book summarises the theoretical principles behind talk in school and briefly maps the research tradition in this field.  It examines the evidence relating to a variety of forms of classroom talk, including...