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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2007

Educational Administration and Supervision

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Inside Story Of A Global Research Project: Lifelong Learning And Higher Education, John A. Henschke Edd Oct 2007

Inside Story Of A Global Research Project: Lifelong Learning And Higher Education, John A. Henschke Edd

IACE Hall of Fame Repository

This paper focuses on a process for helping a traditional higher education institution make a shift toward an orientation of lifelong learning. The sections provided are: Background of the relationship between University of Missouri and University of Western Cape; the international bridge building conferences; characteristic elements and measurable performance indicators; culture - development of new directions and related questions; impetus for the project; difficulties of bringing together the thinking from many countries; confusion that emerged, understanding communications, tensions and how they originated; differences throughout; fulfilling and contradicting expectations; comparing national and international networks; values and disappointments in international work; mosaic-stone adding ...


Organizational Health And Student Achievement Gains In Elementary Schools, Christopher Lee Henderson Aug 2007

Organizational Health And Student Achievement Gains In Elementary Schools, Christopher Lee Henderson

Doctoral Dissertations

With increasing pressures to improve student performance, schools are in need of ways to positively affect student achievement that they can control. The concept of organizational health, which includes academic emphasis, teacher affiliation, collegial leadership, resource influence, and institutional integrity, offers educators an opportunity to gauge the climate of their building and in turn positively affect academic outcomes. Using Hoy and Tarter’s (1997) concept of organizational health in elementary schools as a conceptual framework, this study undertook a mixed method approach to examining the relationship between organizational health and student achievement gains in elementary schools. The Organizational Health Inventory-Elementary ...


A Study Of Collaborative School-University Partnerships Involving Teams Of Educators From Bulgaria And The United States, Edward L. Diden Aug 2007

A Study Of Collaborative School-University Partnerships Involving Teams Of Educators From Bulgaria And The United States, Edward L. Diden

Doctoral Dissertations

The purpose of this qualitative case study was to analyze collaborations involving three teams of educators participating in a school-university partnership, the "My Place, Your Place, Our Place: Integrating Education for the Neighborhood and the World" project. The three groups of educators included the Tennessee team (a school-university partnership), the Bulgaria team (a school-university partnership), and the setting created by the combination of both (a cross-cultural integration).

The conceptual framework for this research was based upon Sarason’s (1972) work, The Creation of Settings and the Future Societies. Due to the intercultural nature of this project, Hofstede and Hofstede’s ...


Trends In Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd Apr 2007

Trends In Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd

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During the forty-three (43) years since 1964, when the Commission of Professors of Adult Education (CPAE) was established, adult education scholars around the globe have achievements in the Field of Adult Education. Some of these findings have developed into trends which had special significance for a historic occasion of the Commission on international Adult Education (CIAE) Pre-Conference of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) Conference which included adult educators from various countries around the world in late 2006. These trends emerged during the opening years of the twenty-first (21st) century. A few of these trends are presented ...


Reflections On Experiences Of Learning With Malcolm Shepherd Knowles, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2007

Reflections On Experiences Of Learning With Malcolm Shepherd Knowles, John A. Henschke Edd

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Reflections on my experiences of learning with Malcolm S. Knowles spans 40 years - 1967 - 2007. Through a series of fascinating, miraculous events I came into relationship with him and I knew he cared about me. Andragogy with him became a heightening, deepening and broadening experiences in a new learning process.


Additions Toward A Thorough Understanding Of The International Foundations Of Andragogy In Hrd & Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2007

Additions Toward A Thorough Understanding Of The International Foundations Of Andragogy In Hrd & Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd

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More than 225 major works published in English from national and international sources on andragogy are presented here, in order to provide a clear and understandable, international foundation for the linkage between the research, theory and practice of andragogy and its application to Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Six themes have emerged that provide a foundation for the linkage. The evolution of the term: historical antecedents shaping the concept; comparison of American and European understanding; popularizing and sustaining the American and world-wide concept; practical applications; and theory, research, and definition.