Category: Book Review

Book Review: Problematizing Public Pedagogy

The Work: Problematizing Public Pedagogy. Jake Burdick, Jennifer A. Sandlin and Michael P. O’Malley (Eds.) Routledge, New York, 2014, 212 pages Reviewer: Karen Charman, Victoria University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 In Brief:  The breadth of this edited collection

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Book review: Men Learning Through Life

The Work: Men Learning Through Life. Barry Golding, Rob Mark and Annette Foley (Eds.). NIACE: Leicester, England 2014 Reviewer: Heather Wallace, Deakin University Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 In Brief:  Men Learning Through Life explores the reasons that large sectors

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Book review: Teaching International Students in Vocational Education: New Pedagogical Approaches

The Work: Teaching International Students in Vocational Education: New Pedagogical Approaches byLy Thi Tran, ACER Press, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia, 2013 Reviewer: Jonathan Tyner Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 In Brief:  Dr. Ly Thi Tran is a Senior Lecturer at Deakin

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Book review – What did you learn at work today? The forbidden lessons of labor education

The Work: What did you learn at work today? The forbidden lessons of labor education. Helena Worthen, Hardball Press, 2014, 276 pages. Reviewer: Michael Brown, LaTrobe University, Melbourne Edition: Volume 54, Number 3, November 2014 In brief:  The book provides numerous

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Book Review – Adult Education in Changing Times: Policies, philosophies and professionalism

The Work: Adult Education in Changing Times: Policies, philosophies and professionalism. Marion Bowl, NIACE, Leicester, UK, 2014, 190 pages Reviewer: Gary R Chitty, Deakin University, Victoria Edition: Volume 54, Number 3, November 2014 In brief:  Marion Bowl’s book looks at aspects

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Book Review: Reflections on learning, life and work: Completing doctoral studies in mid and later life and career

The Work: Reflections on learning, life and work: Completing doctoral studies in mid and later life and career. Maureen Ryan (ed.) Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, 2012. 284 pages Reviewer: Cheryl Maree Ryan, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, In

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