Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance education and third age education.
In Teaching, Learning and Education in Late Modernity, he brings together 19 key writings in one place. Beginning with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of Peter's career and contextualises his selection within the progression of the field
Peter Jarvis has written and edited well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance education, third age education. He has also been involved in writing a number of research reports ranging from curriculum evaluation in nursing to older people mentoring in the workplace. He has been grant holder for a number of research projects. He serves on editorial boards of a number of journals in different parts of the world including Adult Education Quarterly in the USA, Comparative Education, the Editorial Board of which he chaired for five years and he is an assessor for Nurse Education Today. He is the founding editor of The International Journal of Lifelong Education, which he has edited for nearly thirty years. He is Professor of Continuing Education at the University of Surrey, UK, honorary Visiting Professor at City University and Professor of the University of Pecs, Hungary (honoris causa).
Introduction Learning: 1. Towards a Theory of Learning in Illeris (Contemporary Theories) 2. It is the Person who learns -- forthcoming in Springer book 3. Learning from Experience Learning to be a Person 4. Meaning -- in Learning to be a Person 5. Being and Having -- Paradoxes Learning and Religion/Spirituality: 1. Learning as a Religious Phenomenon -- in Krieger book Adult Education and Theological Interpretations 2. Learning Spirituality SCUTREA paper Learning and Doing: 1. Learning to be an Expert and Competence Development -- in Illeris' book International Perspectives pp99-109 (Acknowledgements on p109 are wrong and should not have appeared here --do not reprint) 2. Practitioner Researcher and the Learning Society -- in Practitioner Researcher Teaching: 1. The Ethics of Teaching -- in Theory and Practice of Teaching 2. Teaching: Art or Science? -- in Theory and Practice of Teaching The End of Modernity: 1. The Changing Educational Scene -- in The Age of Learning 2. Infinite Dreams -- Appendix to Globalisation 3. Beyond the Learning Society 4. The End of the Sensate Age -- what next? - Sorokin Lecture 2009 5. Globalisation, knowledge and the need for a Revolution in Learning Learning in Later Life: 1. Learning Meaning and Wisdom 2. Learning to Retire a