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The Influence Of An Identified Advisor/Mentor On Urban Latino Students' College Experience, Vasti Torres, Ebelia Hernandez Jul 2015

The Influence Of An Identified Advisor/Mentor On Urban Latino Students' College Experience, Vasti Torres, Ebelia Hernandez

Vasti Torres

No abstract provided.


Divergent Perspectives On Learner Engagement In Adult Literacy Classrooms, Anastasiya A. Lipnevich Dec 2007

Divergent Perspectives On Learner Engagement In Adult Literacy Classrooms, Anastasiya A. Lipnevich

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable will focus on two types of quantitative data that measures the engagement of learners in adult literacy classrooms and the ways in which educational roles dramatically affect perceptions of classroom behaviors.


The Value And Role Of Contemplative Practices For Effective Teaching And Transformative Learning In Adult And Higher Education, Qi Sun Dec 2007

The Value And Role Of Contemplative Practices For Effective Teaching And Transformative Learning In Adult And Higher Education, Qi Sun

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper presents and discusses value and role of contemplative practices for effective teaching and transformative learning in adult and higher education.


Towards A Theory Of Collaborative Learning At Adult Learning Events: A Grounded Study, Julia Storberg-Walker, Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner Dec 2007

Towards A Theory Of Collaborative Learning At Adult Learning Events: A Grounded Study, Julia Storberg-Walker, Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable focuses on the work-in-progress of building grounded theory. Specifically, the researchers will describe the context, the research project, and the iterative, collaborative theory building developments that have been in process over the past 27 months. Critique is sought from a variety of perspectives, including feminist, critical race, and other theories.


Undergraduate Adult Learners’ Acquisition Of Credit Through Multiple Means, C. Dan Stoicescu, Charlene H. Harrison Dec 2007

Undergraduate Adult Learners’ Acquisition Of Credit Through Multiple Means, C. Dan Stoicescu, Charlene H. Harrison

Adult Education Research Conference

Using available institutional data, the authors determined the extent to which Penn State’s undergraduate adult learners acquired credit through means in addition to enrolling in other higher education institutions, the frequency with which several means are used, and offered suggestions for improvements to increase adults’ use of these options.


Adult Education And A Culture Of Peace, Bruce Spencer Dec 2007

Adult Education And A Culture Of Peace, Bruce Spencer

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable explores Bud Hall’s argument that: “… as adult educators, we have lots to offer in the current culture of fear, negativity and violence.”


Engaging Out Of School Males In Adult Education, Joni Schwartz Dec 2007

Engaging Out Of School Males In Adult Education, Joni Schwartz

Adult Education Research Conference

This ethnographic study examines a community of practice re-engaging one marginalized group of out of school minority males (16-25 years old) in learning.


Researching The Intersection Of Local And Academic Knowledge On Gender: Academics Working With Community-Based Women’S Organizations, Nancy Peters, Leona M. English, Catherine Irving Dec 2007

Researching The Intersection Of Local And Academic Knowledge On Gender: Academics Working With Community-Based Women’S Organizations, Nancy Peters, Leona M. English, Catherine Irving

Adult Education Research Conference

Recognizing the key role women’s organizations contribute to adult learning, this roundtable discussion will explore issues and opportunities that grow out of partnerships between academic researchers and community-based organizations. Participants are invited to share their experiences of researching in such a collaborative environment.


Community Peace Asset Mapping: Rereading Our World, Rereading Ourselves, Robin Neustaeter Dec 2007

Community Peace Asset Mapping: Rereading Our World, Rereading Ourselves, Robin Neustaeter

Adult Education Research Conference

Peace education critically confronts violence in our society and develops peace practices and theories, at the local, national, and global levels. This interactive session will critically explore the concepts and questions linking peace education and lifelong learning to deconstruct dominant social values that perpetuate violence.


Piecing Together A New Identity”: Uncovering 1st Year Women Doctoral Student Socialization Through Quilting And Stories, Debora K. Nelli Dec 2007

Piecing Together A New Identity”: Uncovering 1st Year Women Doctoral Student Socialization Through Quilting And Stories, Debora K. Nelli

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable session explores a narrative study of 1st year women doctoral student socialization. Stories unfold both visually and verbally through student created quilt imagery, interviews and journal entries. Using arts based inquiry and the traditional folk art of quilting, participants access and express the affective component of initial academic socialization.


Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Minutes, December 19, 2007, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee Dec 2007

Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Minutes, December 19, 2007, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Minutes, December 19, 2007


Are Accelerated Learning Formats The Answer To Meeting The Demand For Increased Adult Programs?, Kalpana Muetz, Kristi Frush Dec 2007

Are Accelerated Learning Formats The Answer To Meeting The Demand For Increased Adult Programs?, Kalpana Muetz, Kristi Frush

Adult Education Research Conference

Accelerated learning formats allow adult learners to balance their personal and professional responsibilities with their role as a learner. The roundtable discussion will provide an opportunity to discuss the positive and negative implications of these learning formats and the quality of education that is being delivered.


Successful Community Building In Alternative-Delivery Graduate Programs, Natasja Larson, Jim Parsons Dec 2007

Successful Community Building In Alternative-Delivery Graduate Programs, Natasja Larson, Jim Parsons

Adult Education Research Conference

This session discusses research that shows how community is created and enhanced in the University of Alberta Masters of Educational Studies (MES) graduate program. This hybrid program uses both on-line and face-to-face delivery. The discussion outlines findings from both open-ended survey results and collected notes from students.


Exploring Women’S Experiences Of Online Learning Using Photography And An Online Focus Group, Jennifer H. Kelland Dec 2007

Exploring Women’S Experiences Of Online Learning Using Photography And An Online Focus Group, Jennifer H. Kelland

Adult Education Research Conference

In this roundtable, I consider methodological questions about integrating photo-assisted interviews and an online focus group to examine women’s experiences of learning online.


Backbone Of Classroom Instruction, Bilqees Patel Dec 2007

Backbone Of Classroom Instruction, Bilqees Patel

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.


Everyday Learning In An Information Society: Towards A New Totalitarianism, Peter Jarvis Dec 2007

Everyday Learning In An Information Society: Towards A New Totalitarianism, Peter Jarvis

Adult Education Research Conference

It is argued here that capitalist society is a new form of totalitarianism without having the political power to enforce its will: through advertising and indoctrinational techniques we learn everyday to conform to its demands. How can critical adult education respond to this new condition?


Special Meeting, Wku Board Of Regents Dec 2007

Special Meeting, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Minutes of WKU Board of Regents special meeting to approve purchase of 513 Regents Avenue property.


Principal Leadership And Its Perceived Influence On Teacher Morale In Elementary Schools., Anne Runyan Littleford Dec 2007

Principal Leadership And Its Perceived Influence On Teacher Morale In Elementary Schools., Anne Runyan Littleford

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this qualitative study was to construct a theoretical framework explaining the connection between principal leadership practices and the phenomenon of teacher morale. The study also focused on principal leadership practices and the perceived effects that style has on how teachers feel about themselves and their jobs. First, a review of extant literature defined what constitutes effective leadership in school related environments. Second, the researcher defined teacher morale, both high and low, and how it relates to work performance. Third, the researcher attempted to explore how teacher morale and the leadership style of their principals relate.

This qualitative ...


A Comparison Of Learning Styles With Student Comfort And Satisfaction In Online And Traditional Learning Environments, Gerri Hura Dec 2007

A Comparison Of Learning Styles With Student Comfort And Satisfaction In Online And Traditional Learning Environments, Gerri Hura

Adult Education Research Conference

This study looked at students’ learning styles and their comfort and satisfaction with traditional and online learning environments. The purpose was to determine the impact learning styles and age have on student comfort and satisfaction for a graduate population.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session December 14, 2007, Wmu Board Of Trustees Dec 2007

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session December 14, 2007, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

  • Living Wage Policy
  • Gift Report
  • Personnel Report
  • M.U.S.I.C. (Michigan Universities Self-Insurance Corporation)


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Dec 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting regarding curriculum committee and faculty workload.


Building Partnerships In A Global Society: The Internationalization Of Education Programs, Mary Jane Harkins, Robin Neustaeter Dec 2007

Building Partnerships In A Global Society: The Internationalization Of Education Programs, Mary Jane Harkins, Robin Neustaeter

Adult Education Research Conference

This interactive session will explore the role of educators in a rapidly changing global society. The theoretical framework is based on a critical pedagogical approach. The focus is on discussing values, beliefs and assumptions, inherent power relationships and how these areas impact on the development of International educational partnerships.


The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, December 13, 2007, Marshall University Faculty Senate Dec 2007

The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, December 13, 2007, Marshall University Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Dodge College Announces Key Additions To Faculty, Chapman University Media Relations Dec 2007

Dodge College Announces Key Additions To Faculty, Chapman University Media Relations

Chapman Press Releases 2003-2011

No abstract provided.


Leading Or Following? Women Learning Leadership Roles In Higher Education, Catherine A. Hansman Dec 2007

Leading Or Following? Women Learning Leadership Roles In Higher Education, Catherine A. Hansman

Adult Education Research Conference

Women faculty members in higher education are reaching senior status at levels before unseen. Understanding both the challenges/obstacles and help these women received as they achieved advanced status will help future generations of women scholars who also aspire to a senior faculty position.


Student Connection: How Graduate Assistants Of Rowan University Connect To The Campus Community, Janelle R. M. Duncan Dec 2007

Student Connection: How Graduate Assistants Of Rowan University Connect To The Campus Community, Janelle R. M. Duncan

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to investigate how graduate assistants at Rowan University, Glassboro campus connect to the campus community using socialization theory. Data collection consisted of interviews of 10 randomly selected first and second year graduate students during the 2006-07 academic school year. The interviews were conducted at Rowan University during the spring 2007 semester. On average the interviews took about 25 minutes to conduct. Participants were interviewed to see how the graduate assistants felt about graduate school and their programs of study. Interviews were transcribed into a word document and then analyzed for common themes.

The study ...


Identity, Difference And Solidarity: The Challenges And Promises Of Articulating Multiple Subjectivities In A Muslim Coalition, Evelyn Hamdon Dec 2007

Identity, Difference And Solidarity: The Challenges And Promises Of Articulating Multiple Subjectivities In A Muslim Coalition, Evelyn Hamdon

Adult Education Research Conference

Current theorizing about coalitions suggests that the capacity of their members to negotiate multiple and contested identity differences will be important for their survival and efficacy. This qualitative study explored how a Muslim coalition is thinking about and performing identity in the aftermath of September 11th and under the shadow of Islamophobia.


How Do Museums Fit Into Our Notions Of Adult Education?, Robin S. Grenier Dec 2007

How Do Museums Fit Into Our Notions Of Adult Education?, Robin S. Grenier

Adult Education Research Conference

In order to offer successful learning opportunities for adults throughout their lives it is important to explore the role of museums in adult education and learning. The goal of this roundtable is to address the long held notion that museums are valid places of adult learning and call attention to its diminished presence in adult education research and discourse.


Lmx Theory Related To Administrator And Educator Perceptions, Theodore Mauro Dec 2007

Lmx Theory Related To Administrator And Educator Perceptions, Theodore Mauro

All Dissertations

Retaining qualified special educators has been a persistent challenge for school districts nationwide. Given that research findings have identified the presence of a supportive principal as a vital factor in the retention of special educators, it is imperative that this pressing issue be further examined. The purpose of this study was to examine differences in the perceptions of principals (ADM), general educators (GET), and special educators (SET) across nine schools in a South Carolina school district regarding what constitutes a supportive and collaborative school environment. Specifically, (a) do administrators, educators and special educators have different perceptions of the collaborative nature ...


Dialoguing Across Difference In Adult Second Language Learning, Tara Gibb Dec 2007

Dialoguing Across Difference In Adult Second Language Learning, Tara Gibb

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable discussion attempts “to trouble and worry” an example from teaching practice that raises questions about how difference and identity interrupt dominant discourses during ESL classroom dialogue.