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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

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Sandra Daffron

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The Challenges Of Educating The Adults Of The Middle East And North Africa, Sandra Ratcliff Daffron Jan 2017

The Challenges Of Educating The Adults Of The Middle East And North Africa, Sandra Ratcliff Daffron

Sandra Daffron

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a diverse region with 7.7% of the world's population and 4.3% of the world's GDP (Abed & Davoodi, 2003). The region has approximately 75% of the world's oil supply. In spite of the oil exports, the 21 Arab countries, Afghanistan, Iran, and 2 territories of the region have some of the highest rates of unemployment and poverty in the world. The region also has a significantly large and growing population of children under 14. Couple this with serious environmental issues and there are critical consequences for the future ...


Facilitating A Collaborative Approach To E-Learning For Program Planners, Instructor Training And Technology Leadership, Sandra Ratcliff Daffron, Sarah Diruscio, Ed Webster Jan 2017

Facilitating A Collaborative Approach To E-Learning For Program Planners, Instructor Training And Technology Leadership, Sandra Ratcliff Daffron, Sarah Diruscio, Ed Webster

Sandra Daffron

Significant differences in expertise and attitudes towards e-learning technology are not uncommon between those who design the program and maintain the technology (program planners and technicians) and those who use the resources and technology (instructors and trainers). This wide disconnect between the two groups will often result in frustration and a poor quality product. Models of e-learning training and collaboration will be illustrated in three settings: higher education, secondary education, and the corporate level.