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Emerging Scholars In Self-Directed Learning: A Further Examination Of The Ijsdl Citation Analysis Data, Lila Holt, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett, Connie Shih, Julia Kirk Feb 2013

Emerging Scholars In Self-Directed Learning: A Further Examination Of The Ijsdl Citation Analysis Data, Lila Holt, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett, Connie Shih, Julia Kirk

Becky C. Smeltzer

In a previous study, we presented a citation analysis of the International Journal of Self-Directed Learning. In this follow-up study, we focus specifically on citations that have been published since 2003. Our purpose is to identify major trends relative to emerging scholars and publications.


Chipping Away At The Iceberg: Updating Allen Tough's Interview Schedule To Explore Wrokplace Learning, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett Nov 2012

Chipping Away At The Iceberg: Updating Allen Tough's Interview Schedule To Explore Wrokplace Learning, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett

Becky C. Smeltzer

This session's objective is to discuss an effort to revise and update Allen Tough's interview schedule to limit its focus to the learning projects that adults complete in the workplace.


Changing Lives: How Do Community Organizations Facilitate Transformative Learning?, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Andi Damewood, Emily Gray, Mary Ziegler Nov 2012

Changing Lives: How Do Community Organizations Facilitate Transformative Learning?, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Andi Damewood, Emily Gray, Mary Ziegler

Becky C. Smeltzer

The objective of this research is to understand what leaders of local organizations mean by the phrase changing people's lives as it occurs in their mission statements or in their materials for public distribution.


Citation Patterns In The International Journal Of Self-Directed Learning, 2004-2011, Julia Kirk, Connie Shih, Becky Smeltzer, Lila Holt, Ralph Brockett Feb 2012

Citation Patterns In The International Journal Of Self-Directed Learning, 2004-2011, Julia Kirk, Connie Shih, Becky Smeltzer, Lila Holt, Ralph Brockett

Becky C. Smeltzer

This citation analysis examined the IJSDL to determine which publications and authors have influenced the thinking of contributors to this relatively new periodical. Data analysis and queries were based on previous studies but were expanded on identified trends found in the study. Findings include most frequently cited authors, publications, and other trends like major works and their date and magnitude of citations. Implications of the findings are addressed and charts and tables to further illustrate the findings are also included. It is evident from the study that a few major works and authors dominate the field of self-directed learning and ...


Self-Regulation Or Self-Direction? An Investigation Of Learner Personality, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Jeffrey Beard, Andi Damewood Feb 2012

Self-Regulation Or Self-Direction? An Investigation Of Learner Personality, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Jeffrey Beard, Andi Damewood

Becky C. Smeltzer

This paper examines self-regulated learning (SRL) as a personality trait; that is, as a relatively enduring, trans-situational, dispositional attribute of individual learners. We first review our rationale for doing so, then present of empirical findings that illuminate the nomological network and construct validity of SRL.


Tenets Of Community Leadership, Becky Smeltzer, Mary Ziegler, Jeral Kirwan Dec 2011

Tenets Of Community Leadership, Becky Smeltzer, Mary Ziegler, Jeral Kirwan

Becky C. Smeltzer

Local community leaders know what is needed in their communities. Interest in multilateral leadership is growing as communities aspire to more local control. This type of leadership employs structures and tools that benefit the collective good. This chapter presents five tenets of leadership that exemplify that focus on local control: transformation, communication, collaboration, planning, and integrity. A case study illustrates how these tenets have been applied in a real-world setting. These tenets are the foundation for a vision of leadership centered in the local community.


Collaboration And Publication: Faculty And Graduate Students Working Together, Becky Smeltzer, Jeral Kirwan, Ralph Brockett, Mary Ziegler, Jason Black Nov 2011

Collaboration And Publication: Faculty And Graduate Students Working Together, Becky Smeltzer, Jeral Kirwan, Ralph Brockett, Mary Ziegler, Jason Black

Becky C. Smeltzer

Experiences and perspectives of collaboration between faculty and graduate students on current and completed projects, presentations, and publications. Discussion to include strategies and helpful hints.


Editing Photos And Uploading Video To Youtube For The Wiki, Becky Smeltzer Feb 2011

Editing Photos And Uploading Video To Youtube For The Wiki, Becky Smeltzer

Becky C. Smeltzer

Technology session on editing digital photos and uploading videos to YouTube.


Ethical Considerations Of Mitigating Learning Resistance, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett, Jonathan Taylor Oct 2010

Ethical Considerations Of Mitigating Learning Resistance, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett, Jonathan Taylor

Becky C. Smeltzer

The Ethical Decision Making Model (EDM) will be used to address implications of attempting to mitigate learning resistance in a variety of learning contexts.