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Career Transition To Non-Tenure-Line Faculty: Midlife Women’S Challenges, Supports, And Strategies, Catherine A. Cherrstrom Jan 2017

Career Transition To Non-Tenure-Line Faculty: Midlife Women’S Challenges, Supports, And Strategies, Catherine A. Cherrstrom

Adult Education Research Conference

Numbers of new faculty with prior careers, women faculty, and non-tenure-line faculty are increasing. This study investigated the career transitions and strategies of women midlife career changers to non-tenure-line faculty.


The Effect Of Mentoring On U.S. Vs. Foreign-Born Faculty's Self-Esteem And Job Satisfaction, Tony Lee, Doo H. Lim, Johyun Kim Jan 2017

The Effect Of Mentoring On U.S. Vs. Foreign-Born Faculty's Self-Esteem And Job Satisfaction, Tony Lee, Doo H. Lim, Johyun Kim

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship among mentoring, self-esteem, and job satisfaction between U.S.-born and foreign-born faculty members in 21 research universities based on their country of origin, marital status, faculty ranking, tenure, and mentoring status.


Career Construction As A Way To Promote Self-Determined Vocational Choices Of People With Disabilities, Chang-Kyu Kwon Jan 2017

Career Construction As A Way To Promote Self-Determined Vocational Choices Of People With Disabilities, Chang-Kyu Kwon

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this round table is to discuss how transformative learning theory can be utilized to increase the quality of career development and vocational rehabilitation of people with disabilities.


“Creating What I Think I Should Be Doing”: Contradictions And Learning Of College Job Changers, Joann S. Olson, Junghwan Kim Jan 2017

“Creating What I Think I Should Be Doing”: Contradictions And Learning Of College Job Changers, Joann S. Olson, Junghwan Kim

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable, and the study it is based on, outlines how non-faculty staff at a small college described their own workplace learning after a “significant” job change (as defined by the participant).


Using Spiral Dynamic Theory For Adult Civic Engagement Research And Social Justice Education, Lisa R. Brown Jan 2016

Using Spiral Dynamic Theory For Adult Civic Engagement Research And Social Justice Education, Lisa R. Brown

Adult Education Research Conference

Empirical civic engagement research based in a South American context. Participants included adult learner populations engaged in revolutionary protests that opposed private for-profit education in Chile. Findings were higher order Spiral Dynamic Theory thinking at the for-profits and lower civic engagement.


A Case Study Of Choices Of The Host University And Decisions To Stay Or Leave The U.S. Upon Graduation Of Chinese Adult And Traditional Students, Xi Lin, Hong Shi, Mingyu Huang Jan 2016

A Case Study Of Choices Of The Host University And Decisions To Stay Or Leave The U.S. Upon Graduation Of Chinese Adult And Traditional Students, Xi Lin, Hong Shi, Mingyu Huang

Adult Education Research Conference

Chinese students are the largest group among all the international students. Many factors motivate them to study in the U.S. and their decision to stay or leave the U.S. after graduation. However, limited research investigates these aspects by differentiating students into non-traditional students and traditional student groups. As a result, this study conducted individual interviews to examine: 1) factors that influence Chinese students’ (non-traditional students vs. traditional students) choices of the host college or university in the U.S.; and 2) their decisions to stay or leave the U.S. after graduation. Eleven Chinese students participated in this ...


Theorizing From The Literature: Rural Nc African American Males Who Fail To Complete Early College, Joyce B. Valentine Jan 2016

Theorizing From The Literature: Rural Nc African American Males Who Fail To Complete Early College, Joyce B. Valentine

Adult Education Research Conference

The African American male dropout rate remains horrific. Educational institutions need to revise their curriculum design and retention strategies. This study examines rural African American males who fail to complete high school using intersectionality and ecological systems theory.