A-Z of Lifelong Learning

A-Z of Lifelong Learning

By: Jonathan Tummons (author), Ewan Ingleby (author)Paperback

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The book is aimed at students who are taking a wide variety of lifelong learning qualifications. The content covers a list of key topics that are central or even 'troublesome' in lifelong learning. Each entry offers a critically informed and up-to-date introduction to the topic at hand, drawing on existing literature and scholarship/research, to provide a meaningful and relevant overview for practitioners, who will value relatively brief treatment of each topic.

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Dr Jonathan Tummons is Lecturer in Education and pathway leader for the MSc in Educational Assessment at Durham University, UK. He is the author or co-author of eight books in the fields of teacher training, lifelong learning and higher education. Dr Ewan Ingleby is Senior Lecturer in Education and Co-convenor of the Education and Work-Based Learning Research group at Teesside University, UK.


Introduction: The lifelong learning sector A: Accreditation of prior learning; Action research; Adult learners; Agency; Andragogy; Assessment; Audit B: Benefits of learning; Body language; Brain-based learning theory C: Coaching; Communication; Communities of practice; Constructivism; Continuing professional development; Curriculum D: Development; Differentiation; Disabilities; Distance learning; Diversity; Dual professionalism E: E-learning; Edutainment; Employability; Empowerment; Experiential learning F: Family learning; Flexible learning; Formal learning; Functional skills; Further education G: Gender H: Higher education; Human capital I: Inclusion; Informal learning; Institute for learning; IQER J: Jargon K: Key skills; Knowledge L: Learners; Learning; Learning styles; Lesson planning; Liberal tradition; Lifelong learning M: Mentees; Mentors; Mixed Economy Group, and HE in FE; Motivation N: NEETS O: Observations; Offender learning; Ofsted; Outreach P: Part-time tutors; Pastoral care; Pedagogy; Personalised learning; Professional learning; Professionalism Q: Qualifications; Quality assurance R: Recreational learning; Reflective practice; Research; Resources S: Safeguarding; Schemes of work; Self-directed learning; Skills; Social learning theory; Social policy; Syllabus T: Teaching; Technology-enhanced learning; Theory; Training; Transformative learning U: Underachievement V: Values; Vocational education; Vocationalism and new vocationalism; Voice W: Widening participation; Wolf report; Work-based learning; Workers' Educational Association Y: Youth work Z: Zone of proximal development Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780335263240
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780335263240
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0335263240

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