This popular introductory textbook is ideal for anyone working or training to work in the lifelong learning sector. The new edition has been comprehensively revised to reflect recent developments in the sector and current research in learning and teaching. The book covers key topics such as reflective teaching, communication, learning theories, and assessment for learning. In addition there are new chapters on: Behaviour for learning; A curriculum for inclusive learning; The lifelong learning sector and Functional skills. This edition also includes more student journal extracts, case studies and developmental activities.
Common elements of good practice in teaching and learning spanning the lifelong learning, further education and skills sector and are fully explored so that you will: Gain a thorough understanding of learners and their needs Understand the importance of effective communication Appreciate the role of reflective practice and continuing professional development Achieve a good grasp of theory and practice including methods of active learning and assessment for learningTeaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector is essential reading for those teaching or training to teach in further and higher education, adult and community learning, and work-based learning. With contributions from Kelly Briddon and Lynn Senior.