International Encyclopedia Of Adult Education by L. EnglishInternational Encyclopedia Of Adult Education by L. English

International Encyclopedia Of Adult Education

byL. English

Paperback | July 14, 2008

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The Encyclopedia of Adult Education is the first comprehensive reference work in this important and fast-growing field, and is an invaluable resource for adult educators who research and teach in the fields of higher education, work in community-based settings, or practise in public or private organizations. Its 170+ articles, written by an international team of contributors from over 17 countries, detail the research and practice of the field from its emergence as a separate discipline to the present day, covering key concepts, issues and individuals and providing a cutting-edge summary of ongoing debates across a wide range of perspectives, from self-directed learning to human resource development. Entries are arranged A-Z and extensive cross-referenced, with detailed bibliographies for each topic to facilitate further research.
Editorial Board DAVID BOUD University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, co-editor of Work-Based Learning: A New Higher Education (Open University Press, 2003). Co-editor of the journal Studies in Continuing Education TARA FENWICK University of Alberta, Canada, editor of Sociocultural Perspectives on Learning Through Work (Jossey-Bass, ...
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Title:International Encyclopedia Of Adult EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:750 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.52 inPublished:July 14, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230201717

ISBN - 13:9780230201712

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Table of Contents

Editorial Board and Contributors' Details Foreword by Dr. Paul Belanger Introduction The Encyclopedia of Adult Education: Entries Arranged A-Z General Bibliography Index

Editorial Reviews

'an excellent reference tool and certainly should be part of any college library or educational reference collection.' - Elisabeth R. Hayes, University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Adult Education Quarterly, May 2007'this is a really useful and user-friendly book. All entries are well structured and well written, and provide a clear introduction to a wide range of issues pertaining to the broad field of adult education.' - Gert Biesta, University of Exeter, in Studies in the Education of Adults Volume 38, Number 1, Spring 2006