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Adult Learning In The Digital Age

Author : Neil Selwyn
ISBN : 9781134248957
Genre : Education
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This engaging book sheds light on the ways in which adults in the twenty-first century interact with technology in different learning environments. Based on one of the first large-scale academic research projects in this area, the authors present their findings and offer practical recommendations for the use of new technology in a learning society. They invite debate on: why ICTs are believed to be capable of affecting positive change in adult learning the drawbacks and limits of ICT in adult education what makes a lifelong learner the wider social, economic, cultural and political realities of the information age and the learning society. Adult Learning addresses key questions and provides a sound empirical foundation to the existing debate, highlighting the complex realities of the learning society and e-learning rhetoric. It tells the story of those who are excluded from the learning society, and offers a set of strong recommendations for practitioners, policy-makers, and politicians, as well as researchers and students.

Encyclopedia Of Information Communication Technologies And Adult Education Integration

Author : Wang, Victor C. X.
ISBN : 9781616929077
Genre : Education
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"The book provides comprehensive coverage and definitions of the most important issues, concepts, trends and theories in adult education, adult ESL (English as a Second Language) and information communication technologies, offering an in-depth description of key terms and theories/concepts related to different areas, issues and trends in adult education worldwide"--Provided by publisher.

Integrating Adult Learning And Technologies For Effective Education Strategic Approaches

Author : Wang, Victor C. X.
ISBN : 9781615206957
Genre : Education
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Integrating Adult Learning and Technologies for Effective Education: Strategic Approaches provides instructional approaches, relevant theoretical frameworks, and the latest empirical research findings in the area of adult learning and technology.

Organizational Learning And Knowledge Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author : Management Association, Information Resources
ISBN : 9781609607845
Genre : Business & Economics
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Organizational Learning and Knowledge: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications demonstrates exhaustively the many applications, issues, and techniques applied to the science of recording, categorizing, using and learning from the experiences and expertise acquired by the modern organization. A much needed collection, this multi-volume reference presents the theoretical foundations, research results, practical case studies, and future trends to both inform the decisions facing today's organizations and the establish fruitful organizational practices for the future. Practitioners, researchers, and academics involved in leading organizations of all types will find useful, grounded resources for navigating the ever-changing organizational landscape.

Adult Learning In The Digital Age Perspectives On Online Technologies And Outcomes

Author : Kidd, Terry T.
ISBN : 9781605668291
Genre : Education
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"This book provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning"--Provided by publisher.

Adult Learning

Author : Sharan B. Merriam
ISBN : 9781118416310
Genre : Education
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Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise andpractice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory andPractice is perfect for master’s-level students andpractitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infusedeach chapter with practical applications for instruction which willhelp readers personally relate to the material. The contents covers: Adult Learning in Today’s World Traditional Learning Theories Andragogy Self-Directed Learning Transformative Learning Experience and Learning Body and Spirit in Learning Motivation and Learning The Brain and Cognitive Functioning Adult Learning in the Digital Age Critical Thinking and Critical Perspectives Culture and Context Discussion questions and activities for reflection are included atthe end of each chapter.

European Journal Of Vocational Training

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131563103
Genre : Vocational education
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Social Information Technology

Author : Terry Kidd
ISBN : 1599047748
Genre : Computers
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"This book provides a source for definitions, antecedents, and consequences of social informatics and the cultural aspect of technology. It addresses cultural/societal issues in social informatics technology and society, the Digital Divide, government and technology law, information security and privacy, cyber ethics, technology ethics, and the future of social informatics and technology"--Provided by publisher.

Adult Education And Learning In A Precarious Age The Hamburg Declaration Revisited

Author : Tom Nesbit
ISBN : 9781118709047
Genre : Education
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UNESCO’s 1997 CONFINTEA V conference in Hamburg has beendescribed as the high-water mark of international adult educationpolicy-making. It produced one of the most utopian statements aboutadult education and learning of the past 25 years: the HamburgDeclaration on Adult Learning and Agenda for the Future. Adult education was declared key to the twenty-first century inorder to build “a world in which violent conflict is replacedby dialogue, a culture of peace based on justice . . . and thecreation of a learning society committed to social justice andgeneral well-being.” However, the Declaration also recognizedthat there were many practical challenges to its implementation asprofound changes were occurring in social, economic, environmental,and political spheres. In this volume, North American and international scholarscritically assess how far the visionary statements of the HamburgDeclaration have been advanced and implemented. They: Review the recent development of the 10 themes of the Agendafor the Future Explore their local and global achievements through consideringthe results of the 2009 CONFINTEA VI conference and other relatedpolicy developments Outline what is still necessary to realize theDeclaration’s goals. This is 138th volume of this quarterly report series. Noted forits depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest toinstructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in abroad range of adult and continuing education settings, such ascolleges and universities, extension programs, businesses,libraries, and museums.

Handbook Of Research On Education And Technology In A Changing Society

Author : Wang, Victor C. X.
ISBN : 9781466660472
Genre : Education
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Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. This trend in ubiquitous technology has also found its way into the learning process at every level of education. The Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society offers an in-depth description of concepts related to different areas, issues, and trends within education and technological integration in modern society. This handbook includes definitions and terms, as well as explanations of concepts and processes regarding the integration of technology into education. Addressing all pertinent issues and concerns in education and technology in our changing society with a wide breadth of discussion, this handbook is an essential collection for educators, academicians, students, researchers, and librarians.

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