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Faculty In Adult Degree Programs As Teachers Of Adults And As Adult Learners, Jovita M. Ross-Gordon, Kayon Murray-Johnson May 2015

Faculty In Adult Degree Programs As Teachers Of Adults And As Adult Learners, Jovita M. Ross-Gordon, Kayon Murray-Johnson

Adult Education Research Conference

In this study we sought to discover how faculty working in the context of adult degree programs make sense of teaching adult learners. Research questions focused on how they perceived adult learners as well as how teaching in an adult-oriented degree program has influenced their teaching beliefs and practices.


Community College Faculty Self-Efficacy In Student Centered Teaching, Sarah Jane Fishback, Barry B. Leslie, Laura C. Peck, Pamela M. Dietz May 2015

Community College Faculty Self-Efficacy In Student Centered Teaching, Sarah Jane Fishback, Barry B. Leslie, Laura C. Peck, Pamela M. Dietz

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to investigate if faculty self-efficacy beliefs impacted their choice of teaching methods in the classroom. Self-efficacy beliefs help to explain teacher instructional activities and their orientation toward the education process. Findings have implications for higher education as the strategies faculty use in the classroom are linked to student success.


Career Transition To The Professoriate: Midlife Women’S Process, Challenges, Supports, And Strategies, Catherine A. Cherrstrom May 2015

Career Transition To The Professoriate: Midlife Women’S Process, Challenges, Supports, And Strategies, Catherine A. Cherrstrom

Adult Education Research Conference

: The numbers of new faculty with prior careers and women faculty are increasing. However, traditional theories may not explain this intersection in examining faculty careers. The purpose of this study was to investigate the career transitions and strategies of women midlife career changers to the professoriate.


The Disparity Of Racial Diversity In Counselor Education And Supervision, Sharon Hammett Webb Jan 2015

The Disparity Of Racial Diversity In Counselor Education And Supervision, Sharon Hammett Webb

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

In general, doctoral programs in counselor education and supervision (CES) have low minority enrollments. Faculty members in clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) master's degree in science (MS) programs primarily come from CES doctoral programs; therefore, faculty members do not generally reflect the diversity of the MS student population. Using the theory of planned behavior and the bioecological model, the purpose of this research was to determine the extent to which age, gender, faculty support, income, level of parents' or primary caregivers' education, and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accreditation status predict White and ...