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Adult education

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

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 » LC5256 .B4 O33 2019
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC238.4 .A35 P74 2017
Revised edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5215 .B635 2017


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
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Mahwah, N.J. ; London : Lawrence Erlbaum, c2004-2007.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LC5225 .R4 A55 V.7


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
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Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
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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.
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Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
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"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "