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Last Updated: 16-Jun-2016

This is a guide to help those starting research on adult education.

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Background information

2010 ed. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5251 .H28 2010
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .R47 H36 2009
"The time is right for this comprehensive, state-of-the-art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and research findings on adult development and learning - a rapidly growing field reflecting demographic shifts toward an aging population in Western societies."
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .L42 R68 2009
1st ed. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1100 .H363 2012
"The Handbook of Transformative Learning provides a comprehensive and critical review of more than three decades of theory development, research, and practice in Transformative Learning (TL). It will help adult educators understand what transformative learning is, distinguish it from other forms of learning, and foster it in their practice. The book covers five broad areas: historical, theoretical, practical, research, and future perspective."
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5215 .O94 2011
"The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of the theory and practice of lifelong learning, encompassing perspectives from human resources development, adult learning, psychology, career and vocational learning, management and executive development, cultural anthropology, the humanities, and gerontology."

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2371 .R45 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5257 .J3 O345 2015
Rotterdam, Netherlands ; Boston : Sense Publishers, 2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5215 .W585 2015
Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Pub., c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5215 .E59 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5257 .K6 K36 2015
Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5215 .L815 2015
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5215 .B658 2015
Practice-oriented.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5219 .L386 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5056 .G7 K87 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .D38 I562 2015
Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Publishers, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .S64 P75 2015
Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Publishers, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC214.2 .S354 2015
Leicester, [England] : National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, c2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC237 .F67 2012
Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Publishers, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .S64 G74 2015
Leicester, [England] : National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, c2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5219 .H35 2014
Rotterdam ; Boston : Sense Publishers, c2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5256 .A2 A39 2014

Journals

Syracuse, NY : Commission on Adult Basic Education, ProLiteracy America, c2007-[2011]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5251 .A644 V.5 2011
Washington: American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 1983-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks
[San Francisco, CA] : John Wiley & Sons [San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass] : John Wiley & Sons
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Mahwah, N.J. ; London : Lawrence Erlbaum, c2004-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .R4 A55

Databases

Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

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