Reflective Teaching in Further and Adult Education

Reflective Teaching in Further and Adult Education

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By (author) Yvonne Hillier

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  • Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
  • Format: Paperback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 20mm | 599g
  • Publication date: 9 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1441175504
  • ISBN 13: 9781441175502
  • Edition: 3
  • Edition statement: 3rd
  • Sales rank: 358,993

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This is a well-respected resource for trainee and practicing lectures in adult learning supported by developed pedagogical features and full coverage recent developments and hot topics. This third edition of Yvonne Hillier's best-selling textbook "Reflective Teaching in Further and Adult Education" has been extensively revised and updated throughout and includes: an updated chapter on government policy in lifelong learning, including case studies to exemplify development in the sector and the incorporation of new domains of learning and institutional practices; a discussion of the changing qualifications framework for practitioners in the sector; and, new information on the theories of learning including discussion on learning styles, elearning and the use of social networks and web2.0 technology. This accessible guide includes checklists and case studies to aid learning, chapter summaries for easy navigation and pointers towards useful sources of further information. A glossary of unfamiliar terms is also included, decoding sector specific jargon. This comprehensive, accessibly written textbook is a practical resource which will be invaluable to teachers in further and adult education, whether in-training or in-service.

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Yvonne Hillier is Professor of Education at Brighton University, UK.

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'Without teaching there is no learning. Reflective Teaching in Further & Adult Education reminds us of this fundamental fact. The book provides a comprehensive, easy-to-follow and academically sound road map to the journey of becoming and remaining a professional educator in Further and Adult Education. Amidst incessant policy changes in the sector, Yvonne Hillier's book continues to be an indispensable manual for both new and experienced teachers and tutors as they assert their continuing professionalism.' Rania Hafez, Director of Post Compulsory Education and Training, University of East London, UK

Table of contents

List of Figures, Tables and Checklists; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I: Reflective Practice and Policy in Adult Learning; 1. Reflective Practice; 2. Policy in Lifelong Learning; Part II: The Practice of Reflective Teaching; 3. Who Are Your Learners?; 4. Planning a Learning Programme; 5. Developing Learning Resources; 6. Teaching and Learning Methods; 7. Working in Groups; 8. Assessing Learning; Part III: Evaluating and Developing Professional Practice; 9. Evaluation; 10. Improving Professional Practice; Glossary; References and Further Reading; Index.