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Disrupting Adult and Community Education
Disrupting Adult and Community Education (June 2016)
Teaching, Learning, and Working in the Periphery
Robert C. Mizzi - Editor
Tonette S. Rocco - Editor
Sue Shore - Editor
John Field - Foreword by

HONORABLE MENTION - 2017 Phillip E. Frandson Award for Literature in the Field of Professional, Continuing, and/or Online Education, presented by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association

Reconceptualizes local, national, and transnational adult education practices in light of neoliberalism and globalization.


This groundbreaking book critiq...(Read More)
 
 
The Modern Practice of Adult Education
The Modern Practice of Adult Education (July 1996)
A Postmodern Critique
Derek Briton - Author

Critiques the modernist tenets and moral integrity of contemporary adult education practice. Challenges educators to reconceptualize adult education as a postmodern pedagogy of engagement.

"This book addresses very important issues in adult education. Not unlike the work of Apple, Giroux, and McLaren, Derek Briton poses in this text a normatively driven notion of what adult educators should do. Its major advantage-...(Read More)
 
 
Professionalization, Partnership, and Power
Professionalization, Partnership, and Power (August 1995)
Building Professional Development Schools
Hugh G. Petrie - Editor

Provides insights into and results of a wide variety of experiments with professional development schools in the field of education.

"This book considers the possibilities of collaborative relationships between colleges and universities and public schools, particularly urban schools, through professional development schools. Starting with the impetus of the Holmes group, the book places the onus for reform of teacher ed...(Read More)
 
 
In Defense of the Lifeworld
In Defense of the Lifeworld (August 1995)
Critical Perspectives on Adult Learning
Michael R. Welton - Editor

Offers a radical rethinking of the meaning of work and learning in all domains of adult life: a "best of adult education" reader.
In Defense of the Lifeworld brings together five important critical commentaries on the state of the discipline and practice of adult education in North America. Jack Mezirow, Michael Collins, Mechthild Hart, Michael Welton and Donovan Plumb draw on critical theory, feminism and postmodernism. They exami...(Read More)
 
 
Women Leading In Education
Women Leading In Education (November 1994)
Diane M. Dunlap - Editor
Patricia A. Schmuck - Editor

"This book is a remarkable and much needed volume that documents and celebrates women's experiences in educational leadership. The volume is much more than a collection of women's voices: it is a wonderful chorus. The voices are consistently clear, caring, illuminating, and feminist. Men and women who read this will have a better understanding of women's experiences of leading in education and an increased appreciation for those experiences. Further...(Read More)
 
 
Ecotone
Ecotone (July 1994)
Wayfaring on the Margins
Florence R. Shepard - Author

Ecotone: Wayfaring on the Margins, a personal history of place, is written from the perspective of a teacher, naturalist, and feminist and uses the metaphor of the biological ecotone as the boundary where inner and outer landscapes of the woman/nature continuum meet.

In this book, Krall proposes a counter-narrative to the usual reading of marginality. In autobiographical narrative that rings with experience, she describes margins as r...(Read More)
 
 
Ethical and Social Issues in Professional Education
Ethical and Social Issues in Professional Education (July 1994)
Celeste M. Brody - Editor
James Wallace - Editor

“This book shares personal insight into the development of a professional education program based on the liberal arts. It doesn’t attempt to gloss over the difficulties which are faced in the process or the future challenges which are foreseen. The authors have succeeded in whetting the appetites of those of us who long to see graduate level professional education focus less on the mechanics of practice and more on the ethics of living a...(Read More)
 
 
Reading Paulo Freire
Reading Paulo Freire (July 1994)
His Life and Work
Moacir Gadotti - Author

"This book deals with one of the most important educators of this century. It presents the work and life of Paulo Freire in a simple, straightforward fashion. By placing the life and work of Freire in the context of the history of ideas, the book introduces the reader to the complexities of Freire's pedagogical and epistemological position. The book is accessible, and will be welcome particularly by those who may have difficulties reading Paulo Frei...(Read More)
 
 
The Struggle is One
The Struggle is One (July 1994)
Voices and Visions of Liberation
Mev Puleo - Author

"If I were to choose a single book by means of which to introduce North Americans to the real meaning of liberation theology, it would be this book." -- From the Foreword, Robert McAfee Brown

"More than any other book I know, Mev Puleo's The Struggle is One, brings alive the world of liberation theology in contemporary Brazil for the North American reader. We meet the men and women from both the educated elites and the desperately poor...(Read More)
 
 
The Art of Learning
The Art of Learning (July 1992)
A Self-Help Manual for Students
Katherine M. Ramsland - Author

Students who know how to tap their own resources have a better chance at success. The skills necessary to do this can be learned and it is the primary purpose of The Art of Learning to take them through the steps. Beginning with the importance of self-motivation, students are introduced to concrete methods for becoming responsible for their education and for moving beyond passive "information processing" to active involvement with classroo...(Read More)
 
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