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Teaching In Lifelong Learning : a Guide To Theory And Practice.

Author: James Avis; Roy Fisher; Ron Thompson
Publisher: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive book for trainee teachers and trainers in the lifelong learning sector.
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Avis, James.
Teaching In Lifelong Learning : A Guide To Theory And Practice.
Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Avis; Roy Fisher; Ron Thompson
ISBN: 9780335263332 033526333X 1322605963 9781322605968
OCLC Number: 899158581
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Description: 1 online resource (338 pages)
Contents: Cover page; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright page; Praise for this book; Contents; Boxes; Figures; Tables; Notes on the contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and acronyms; Mapping the chapters to the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training --
England; Professional standards; PART 1 Introduction to lifelong learning; 1 Introduction to the lifelong learning sector; Education, the market and globalization; Reform and the LLS; Development of the LLS; Autonomous learning; Further education; Local authorities. Lifelong learning in the public servicesPrivate training providers; Higher education; Some key institutions; The need for perspective; 2 Teacher education for lifelong learning; The growth of teacher education for lifelong learning; Professional standards for teaching in lifelong learning; A framework of teaching qualifications; Reviewing the framework: Lingfield and after; Mentoring and the work- based learning of teachers; The former Institute for Learning and the Higher Education Academy; 3 Theory and practice; Policy science and policy scholarship. Theorizing education: socio- economic and political contextTheorizing education: contingency and complexity; Expansive practice; Conclusion: what about practice?; 4 Professionalism; The professional teacher; Professional values and codes of conduct; Inter- professionality in the LLS; Research and scholarship; Conclusion; 5 Theorizing the work-based learning of teachers; Theories of work- based learning; Socially situated practice; Bourdieu's field and habitus; Communities of practice and WBL; Communities of practice in FE; Conclusion; 6 Equality and diversity. Equality and diversity in lifelong learningFaith and religion; Anti- racism; Anti- sexism; Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues; Mental health; Equal opportunity in practice; Social class; Conclusion; PART 2 Teaching in the lifelong learning sector; 7 Learning and learners; What is learning?; Classifying types of learning; Deep, surface and strategic learning; Factors influencing learning; Theories of the learning process; The learning styles debate; Widening participation; Adult learners and 'adult learning'; Learners from other countries. Students with learning difficulties or disabilitiesAcademically more able learners'; Learners aged 14-16; Young people not in education, employment or training; 8 The curriculum in the lifelong learning sector; What is the curriculum?; Curriculum theory and models; Curriculum design and development; Creativity and the curriculum; Vocationalism and parity of esteem; 14-19 education and training; Apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships; College higher education; Literacy, numeracy and ESOL: some background; Skills for Life (and after); 9 Practical teaching; Planning learning sessions.

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