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Benson, Phil, Ed.; Reinders, Hayo, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
This comprehensive exploration of theoretical and practical aspects of out-of-class teaching and learning, from a variety of perspectives and in various settings around the world, includes a theoretical overview of the field, 11 data-based case studies, and practical advice on materials development for independent learning. Contents of this book…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Independent Study, Multilingualism, Second Language Learning
Kamarainen, Pekka, Ed.; Attwell, Graham, Ed.; Brown, Alan, Ed. – 2002
This book contains 15 papers examining European approaches to the theme of key qualifications. The following papers are included: "Key Qualifications Revisited: An Introduction" (Pekka Kamarainen); "Exploring Key Qualifications: Context, Theory, and Practice in Europe" (Pekka Kamarainen); "Rethinking Key Qualifications:…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Basic Skills, Competence, Curriculum Development
Kirmayer, Paul, Ed.; And Others – 1994
This volume contains 13 articles that reflect the development of adult education in Israel during recent years. The material relates to the principal areas with which the Division of Adult Education deals: formal and nonformal education for adults, language and cultural absorption of new immigrants, and training of facilitators for parental…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Counselor Training, Educational Development
Barnhardt, Ray, Ed. – 1982
A collection of 15 articles on cross-cultural issues in Alaskan education addresses educational policy issues, educational development issues, community/school issues, and teaching/learning issues. The one theme that permeates all of the articles is the value of participation by community members in all levels of the education of their children.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Administrator Attitudes, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education
Swaminathan, Mina, Ed. – 1982
While specific subjects vary, the theme of this collection of seven articles is the nonformal education of adult migrants in India. The first article documents several aspects of adult education activities undertaken by Mobile Creches for Working Mothers' Children, an organization providing integrated day care for the children (from birth through…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Annual Reports, Community Action
Knox, David, Ed.; Weeks, Sheldon, Ed. – 1987
This collection, which is a product of a 23-day study tour of China, focuses on educational research and changing educational objectives and practices against the background of the changes that have occurred in the country since the Cultural Revolution of 1976. Sheldon Weeks' introduction to the collection explains how the study tour came about,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Development Communication Report, 1979
The first article in this report emphasizes the importance of user participation at the planning, decision-making, and production levels of small-scale instructional development in developing nations. Four subsequent articles also centered around user participation in Third World instructional development discuss folk theater as effective 2-way…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Childrens Games, Communication (Thought Transfer), Developing Nations