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Adult education and lifelong learning : theory and practice / Peter Jarvis.

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Author/Creator:
Jarvis, Peter, 1937-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
4th ed. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-333) and index.
Contents:
  • List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Person as Learner 2. The Learning Society 3. Education and Learning 4. Learning 5. Perspectives of Learning Theory 6. Developments in Learning Theory 7. Teaching Adults 8. Process of Teaching 9. Theoretical Perspectives on Teaching 10. Distance Education and Open Learning 11. Assessing and Evaluating 12. Curriculum Theory and Programme Planning 13. Practice, Theory, Research and Policy 14. The Professional Preparation of Teachers of Adults Conclusion Selected Further Reading Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9780415494816
0415494818
9780415494786
0415494788

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