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International handbook of lifelong learning

Author: David N Aspin
Publisher: Dordrecht [Netherlands] ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2001.
Series: Kluwer international handbooks of education, v. 6.
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Analyse, criticise, and rework the ideas, principles, and theories underpinning policies and programs of lifelong learning, re-interpreting them in the light of examples of 'best practice' found in a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David N Aspin
ISBN: 0792368150 9780792368151
OCLC Number: 45575429
Description: 2 volumes (lviii, 820 pages) : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Section 1. Lifelong learning : conceptual, philosophical and values issues --
1.1. Towards a philosophy of livelong learning --
1.2. Locating lifelong learning and education in contemporary currents of thoughts and culture --
1.3. Lifelong learning and personal fullment --
1.4. Political inclusion, democratic empowerment and lifelong learning --
1.5. Lifelong learning and the contribution of informal learning --
1.6. Lifelong learning, changing economies and the world of work --
1.7. From adult education to lifelong learning --
1.8. Caring for the adult self --
1.9 Lifelong learning for a learning democracy --
1.10. Lifelong learning : some Deweyan themes --
1.11. Lifelong learning in the postmodern --
1.12. Lifelong learning : small adjustment or paradigm shift? --
Section 2. The policy challenge / --
2.1. Lifelong learning policies in low development contexts : an African perspective --
2.2. Lifelong learning and developing society --
2.3. Lifelong learning policies in transition countries --
2.4. Trends in and objectives of adult higher education in China --
2.5. Lifelong learning and the leisure-oriented society : the development and challenges in the Far East --
2.6. The Swedish Adult Education Initiative : from recurrent education to lifelong learning --
2.7. Towards new lifelong learning contracts in Sweden --
2.8. How to make lifelong learning a reality : implications for the planning of educational provision in Australia --
2.9. Lifelong learning : a monitoring framework and trends in participation --
Section 3. Structures and programs in lifelong learning --
3.1. Schools and the learning community : laying the basis for learning across the lifespan --
3.2. Integrity, completeness and comprehensiveness of the learning environment : meeting the basic learning needs all throughtout life --
3.3. Innovative teachers : promoting lifelong learning for all --
3.4 Lifelong learning and tertiary education : the learning university revisited --
3.5. Universities as centres for lifelong learning : opportunities and threats at the institutional level --
3.6. Islands and bridges : lifelong learning and complex systems of higher education in Canada --
3.7. The impact of the Dearing Report on UK higher education --
3.8. Lifelong learning and technical and further education --
3.9. Learning communities for a learning century --
3.10. Lifelong learning and the learning organization --
Section 4. The practice : Formal, informal and non-formal initatives in learning across the lifespan --
4.1. Community colleges and lifelong learning : Canadian experiences --
4.2. From literacy to lifelong learning in Tanzania --
4.3. Lifelong learning and the private sector --
4.4. Recent trends in the practice of lifelong learning and adult education in Russia --
4.5. Community enpowerment through lifelong community learning in developing countries --
4.6. Lifelong learning, the individual and community self-help --
4.7. New lives for old : lifelong learning among the indigenous peoples of Taiwan and Canada --
4.8. Promoting lifelong learning in developing countries : the institutional environment --
4.9. Learning in the Third Age
Series Title: Kluwer international handbooks of education, v. 6.
Other Titles: International handbook of lifelong learning /
Responsibility: edited by David Aspin [and others].
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