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New Directions in Mentoring; Creating a Culture of Synergy

Paperback, 01/07/1999, £48.99
Creates a new model of mentoring where guided, flexible structures unleash the creative capacity of the group. Approaches include the use of lifelong mentoring, professional peer networking and the creative use of collaborative teams.

Teaching & supervision

Paperback, 30/01/2007, £34.99
Looks at issues that readers might face in both teaching undergraduates and in the supervision of graduate research students. This book focuses on presenting explanations and possible strategies designed to make teaching and supervision work less burdensome, more rewarding and manageable.

How to Design a Training Course

Paperback, 25/09/2003, £18.99
Training courses do not always produce the outcomes desired. Peter Taylor shows how to improve the quality of the entire training process by showing trainers, trainees and other stakeholders how to adapt training courses to their local conditions to create sustainable improvement.

Assessment in FE: A Practical Guide for Lecturers

Paperback, 08/05/2008, £32.99
Suitable reading for further education (FE) lecturers, this guide offers a general introduction to unravelling the maze of assessment in FE. It provides readers with hints and strategies for answering the key questions, including why, what, how and where to assess.

Successful Teaching Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Paperback, 04/01/2010, £25.99
An essential guide to successful teaching practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Teaching Skills in Further and Adult Education

Paperback, 21/01/2005, £43.99
This edition has been fully revised and updated, and now meets the criteria for the new City & Guilds 7302 award and stages 1 and 2 of the 7407 award.

Personal tutoring in higher education

Paperback, 01/04/2006, £19.99
Examines the pressures on traditional models of personal tutoring and sets this against the benefits of greater interaction and engagement to support students as they make the transition into higher education and progress through it successfully. This book is a useful reading for managers and tutors in higher education.

Civic Learning, Democratic Citizenship and the Public Sphere

Hardback, 08/10/2013, £109.99
Civic Learning, Democratic Citizenship and the Public Sphere

Award in Education and Training

Paperback, 21/08/2014, £18.99
This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers. Essential course support for the new Level 3 Award by best-selling author of Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

Principles and Practices of Quality Assurance: A Guide for Internal and External Quality Assurers in the FE and Skills Sector

Paperback, 08/09/2016, £21.99
A guide for internal and external quality assurers in the FE and skills sector by best-selling author Ann Gravells.

Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Paperback, 19/04/2011, £19.50
Based on years of observation at a large state university, this title tracks the dispiriting consequences of trading in traditional educational values for loyalty to the market. It provides an account of how higher education's misguided pursuit of success fails us all.

Learning Development in Higher Education: Universities into the 21st Century

Paperback, 17/11/2010, £35.99
This book shows how Learning Development enhances the student experience and promotes active engagement. Written by staff from the UK's largest collaborative Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), the book includes important insights for everyone interested in supporting student retention, progression and success.

Learning for Life

Paperback, 01/05/1994, £19.99
Providing guidance on how to grow and lead more stimulated lives, this work describes six models of adult learning and gives 25 methods by which adults learn. The book provides advice on planning religious educational events, and sets out the pros and cons of assessment and accreditation.

Teaching for Understanding at University

Paperback, 23/07/2009, £35.99
This book brings together a range of research findings and professional experience about the effects of teaching on the quality of learning at university, encouraging university teachers to think broadly and imaginatively about approaches to teaching in their own area to help students develop deep, personal understandings of the subject.

Reflective Practice for Teaching in Lifelong Learning

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £25.99
This book makes the case for reflective practice in post-compulsory teaching, showing how reflective practice might support teachers, as well as being compulsory.

Practical Teaching: Guide to DTTLs

Paperback, 15/05/2009, £27.99
Suitable for those studying or teaching the PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) and DTLLS (Diploma of Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector) qualifications, this title takes readers through various aspects of teaching and learning.

Pedagogy and the University : Critical Theory and Practice

Paperback, 28/02/2008, £38.99
Provides an investigation of how the contemporary university should develop, the form of pedagogy to be used, with unique insights into the relationship between macro and micro issues in Higher Education.

Degrees of Choice: Social Class,Race and Gender in Higher Education

Paperback, 13/04/2005, £20.99
Degrees of Choice provides a sophisticated account of the overlapping effects of social class, ethnicity and gender in the process of choosing which university to attend. This book draws on qualitative and quantitative data to show how the welcome expansion of HE has also deepened social stratification, generating new and different inequalities.

Higher Education After Neoliberalism

Paperback, 06/05/2014, £12.99
Addresses what educators, young people, and concerned citizens can do to reclaim higher education from market-driven neoliberal ideologies.

Mentoring Teachers in Post-compulsory Education:A Guide to Effective Practice

7, 20/01/2006, £24.99
This handbook is for all college staff who find themselves involved in mentoring trainee teachers in post-compulsory education. It describes all of the expectations, responsibilities and rewards involved in mentoring college teachers in training.

Understanding Supervision and the PhD

Paperback, 01/11/2010, £34.99
Providing a complex and challenging education in research, the PhD is unlike other degrees and at its heart is the key educational role of supervisor. This book explores the experience of supervision and the PhD, drawing on a range of key viewpoints to further understanding of this complex educational experience.

Learning to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Paperback, 11/11/2010, £34.99
A comprehensive guide to the requirements for achieving Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. It explores key themes of teaching and learning in the context of the lifelong learning sector, showing how these two processes are inextricably linked and how to apply these theories to practice.

Managing Behaviour in Further and Adult Education 3ed

Paperback, 26/11/2013, £22.99
A practical guide to managing behaviour and motivating students in Further and Adult Education, fully revised and updated for this third edition.

Learning, Teaching and Development: Strategies for Action

Paperback, 18/11/2014, £23.99
A best-practice guide to teaching in the further education and skills sector, and in professional organizational learning contexts, this volume examines the key concepts underpinning effective teaching and learning.

Certificate in Education and Training

Paperback, 23/06/2014, £19.99
A complete guide to the mandatory units of the new Certificate in Education and Training.

Career Counseling : A Narrative Approach

Paperback, 01/04/1997, £77.00
`This book should be viewed as essential reading for anyone interested in developing their understanding of the field of career counselling and developing their own approach. Practitioners will find much they might want to consider incorporating into their own work' - British Journal of Guidance and Counselling `As a career counsellor working with clients of all ages and situations, I found Larry Cochran's new work both pragmatic and intellectually stimulating... [he] provides fresh insight into the essence of career counselling, examining the past to be able to understand the present in order to plan for the future. Written in an accessible style... this book is certainly something which encourages further re

Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning

Paperback, 15/12/2005, £46.99
This book provides a comprehensive and existential theory of individual learning throughout the lifespan.

Dearing Report: Ten Years On

Paperback, 21/07/2007, £18.99
This wide-ranging, research-based study examines the impact of the Dearing Report over ten years and offers an evaluation of the issues facing the higher education system in the future.

Pedagogy in Higher Education: A Cultural Historical Approach

Hardback, 18/11/2013, £84.99
This edited volume addresses the potential of Cultural Historical Activity Theory as an analytic tool in debates over higher education reform.

Pedagogy in Higher Education: A Cultural Historical Approach

Paperback, 08/10/2015, £21.99
This edited volume addresses the potential of Cultural Historical Activity Theory as an analytic tool in debates over higher education reform.

Learning Transitions in Higher Education

Hardback, 25/10/2013, £89.99
This book draws on a study of student transitions in higher education institutions to both unpack the concept of a learning transition and develop pedagogic strategies to enable learners to develop their learning careers. This book provides an original perspective on teaching and learning in higher education.

Academic Life and Labour in the New University: Hope and Other Choices

Hardback, 18/12/2013, £125.00
What does it mean to be an academic today? What kinds of experiences do students have, and how are they affected by what they learn? Why do so many students and their teachers feel like frauds? Can we learn to teach and research in ways that foster hope and deflate pretension? Academic Life and Labour in the New University.

Teaching at University

7, 09/09/2005, £28.99
Offers you with the basic skills required to enter those first lectures, tutorials, lab-sessions and assessments with confidence. This book offers: advice; portfolio sections at the end of chapter; an emphasis on helping you to get started and build up your confidence; and, integration of theory (in small doses) with practice.

Power Of Critical Theory For Adult Learning and Teaching

Paperback, 01/04/2005, £30.99
Using quotes from the theorists' works, this book shows how critical theory illuminates the everyday practices of adult educators and helps them make sense of the dilemmas, contradictions and frustrations they experience in their work. It also reviews adult educational practices and looks at what it means to teach critically.

Engaging the curriculum in higher education

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £33.91
The curriculum is noticeable for its absence in public debate and in the literature on higher education. This book begins to redress the balance. Based upon a study of curricula in UK universities, it offers a thesis about the development of higher education, and is intended for those who care about its future.

Versions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism to Revolution

Hardback, 11/11/2014, £18.00
Analyzes various arguments for the value of academic freedom: Is academic freedom a contribution to society's common good? Does it authorize professors to critique the status quo, both inside and outside the university? Does it license and even require the overturning of all received ideas and policies? Is it an engine of revolution?

Teaching in lifelong learning

Paperback, 01/10/2009, £25.99
Written in a straightforward style, this book is both readable and scholarly in its discussion of issues, challenges and opportunities. It is important reading for teachers, trainee teachers and others working in the lifelong learning sector, including WBL.

Outstanding Teaching in Lifelong Learning

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £25.99
What makes a lesson outstanding? This book describes what expert teachers do in classrooms, workshops, laboratories and workplaces and examines why they are so successful.The evidence emerges from twenty real lessons judged by Her Majesty's Inspectors to be outstanding.

How to be an Effective Teacher in Higher Education

Paperback, 01/09/2010, £28.99
This is a highly practical resource for lecturers with a particular focus on working with large groups, especially in a lecture environment. It is designed to complement and support the National Professional Standards Framework and maps directly on to the six areas of activity outlined within it.

Managing Successful Universities

Paperback, 01/08/2010, £33.99
Managing Successful Universities, second edition considers how good management of universities can lead to successful universities.

Convergence of distance and conventional education

Paperback, 25/02/1999, £42.99
This book focuses on the convergence of open and distance learning approaches with conventional education, driven to a considerable extent by a range of technologies which support learning and which are being adopted in all sectors.

Higher education through open and distance learning

Paperback, 25/02/1999, £62.99
This book summarises the current status of both open and dual mode institutions and reviews developments that have taken place over the last twenty years.

Improving learning cultures in further education

Paperback, 17/09/2007, £42.99
Aims to develop a way of understanding educational improvement which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. This book generates insight into various practices of teaching and learning. It is useful for researchers, policymakers and practitioners for implementing change for the better.

Being a University

Paperback, 01/10/2010, £38.99
Ever since its medieval origin, the concept of the university has continued to change. The metaphysical university gave way successively to the scientific university, and then to the corporate and the entrepreneurial university. This title charts this conceptual development and examines the possibilities for the idea of the university.


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