Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: Theory and Practice [NOOK Book]

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Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the field of adult education. With new features for students and researchers, updates...

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Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: Theory and Practice

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Overview

Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the field of adult education. With new features for students and researchers, updates incorporate:





  • material on the ethical and political implications of lifelong learning

  • detailed information on changes relating to globalisation

  • increased emphasis on societal changes

  • information on the way technologies are affecting the way people learn

  • changing approaches to knowledge, knowledge acquisition and knowledge assessment.



Students of education and education studies will find this an invaluable course companion, whilst practitioners and researchers in adult and lifelong learning will find this new fully-up-to-date edition even broader in scope than the last.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135695439
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/6/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 504,837
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

1 Towards a rationale for the provision of learning opportunities for adults 1
2 From adult education to lifelong learning : a conceptual framework 39
3 The adult learner and adult learning 67
4 Adults learning - some theorists' perspectives 118
5 Teaching adults 139
6 Some theoretical perspectives on teaching adults 189
7 Distance education 218
8 Assessing and evaluating 230
9 Curriculum theory and programme planning 244
10 Practice, theory and research 280
11 The professional preparation of teachers of adults 292
12 The provision of adult education and lifelong learning in the United Kingdom 313
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