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Application Of Virtual And Augmented Reality To The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han, Doo Hun Lim, Chang Sung Jang, In Tak Kwon Jun 2018

Application Of Virtual And Augmented Reality To The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han, Doo Hun Lim, Chang Sung Jang, In Tak Kwon

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This research reviews the extant literature and web resources on Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) to provide new insights and future direction of adult learning. Based on the review, we discuss implications for research and practice on the use of VR and AR in the field of Adult Education.


Using Critical Reflection To Effect Dispositional Change Toward Critical Thinking And Gain Insight Into Student Learning, Steven D. Koether Jan 2018

Using Critical Reflection To Effect Dispositional Change Toward Critical Thinking And Gain Insight Into Student Learning, Steven D. Koether

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The purpose of this research roundtable is to discuss the use of Brookfield’s Critical Incident Questionnaire to effect dispositional change in students toward critical thinking, gain greater instructor insight, and improve instruction. My preliminary, and future, work in this area derives from experience with undergraduate students taking a general education science course.


Narrowing Interests: North American Adult Educators’ Discussions On Internationalization In The 1960’S, Catherine A. Hansman, Amy D. Rose Jan 2018

Narrowing Interests: North American Adult Educators’ Discussions On Internationalization In The 1960’S, Catherine A. Hansman, Amy D. Rose

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In examining the history of the field of Adult Education, interesting questions about the development of the knowledge base emerges. This research examines the countervailing strands and how the resulting focus narrowed the field to North America interests in the 1960’s.


Making The Case For Doctoral Student Success Through Group Advising And Dissertations, Diane D. Chapman, Michelle Bartlett Jan 2018

Making The Case For Doctoral Student Success Through Group Advising And Dissertations, Diane D. Chapman, Michelle Bartlett

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Many adult doctoral students at dissertation stage are isolated and unable to focus. Group advising and group dissertation work may combat barriers to completion and lead to greater student success.


Navigating Scholarly Development Through A Cop: #Generational-Lenses, Carol A. Olszewski Ma, Toni M. Paoletta Med, Keli B. Pontikos Ma, Matthew L. Selker Mpa, Kyle A. Znamenak Ma, Catherine A. Hansman Phd Jan 2018

Navigating Scholarly Development Through A Cop: #Generational-Lenses, Carol A. Olszewski Ma, Toni M. Paoletta Med, Keli B. Pontikos Ma, Matthew L. Selker Mpa, Kyle A. Znamenak Ma, Catherine A. Hansman Phd

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CoPs provide opportunity for professional identity exploration. Extant research neglects how multiple identities, including generational memberships, influence development. This study explores professional identity development of scholars within a multigenerational CoP.


Faculty Teaching Improvement: Opportunities Within A Graduate Student & Faculty Community Of Practice, Jeremy Elliott-Engel, Donna Westfall-Rudd Jan 2018

Faculty Teaching Improvement: Opportunities Within A Graduate Student & Faculty Community Of Practice, Jeremy Elliott-Engel, Donna Westfall-Rudd

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Improving higher-education teaching is a growing focus on American colleges. A program was developed to train current PhD students in effective pedagogy practices. The Community of Practice resulted in current teaching faculty pedagogical improvement.


Growth Mindset In Adult Learning: Systematic Literature Review, Soo Jeoung Han, Vicki Stieha, Emily Poitevin, Tina L. Starnes Jan 2018

Growth Mindset In Adult Learning: Systematic Literature Review, Soo Jeoung Han, Vicki Stieha, Emily Poitevin, Tina L. Starnes

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We conducted a systematic literature review on mindsets to understand how a growth mindset is conceptualized and investigated in adult learning scholarly work.


Bullied, Hawked, And Scrutinized: Adult Literacy Practitioners’ Affective Reactions To State And Institutional Power, Amy Pickard Jan 2018

Bullied, Hawked, And Scrutinized: Adult Literacy Practitioners’ Affective Reactions To State And Institutional Power, Amy Pickard

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This study explores adult literacy practitioners’ affective responses to contemporary policy regimes, in order to inform efforts to improve working conditions for practitioners and, by extension, the educational experiences of learners.


Body, Social And Material Connections As Ways Of Knowing: A Reflection Of The Adult Smoker’S Experiences When Learning About And Using An Electronic Cigarette, Shari Hrabovsky Jan 2018

Body, Social And Material Connections As Ways Of Knowing: A Reflection Of The Adult Smoker’S Experiences When Learning About And Using An Electronic Cigarette, Shari Hrabovsky

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This study explores the body, as a site of learning and the impact of social, and material networks by investigating the lived experiences of adult smokers who use an electronic cigarette device to reduce or quit cigarette smoking.


Masculinity In Older Black Men: Implications For Adult Education, Manuel Solomon, Lorenzo Bowman Jan 2018

Masculinity In Older Black Men: Implications For Adult Education, Manuel Solomon, Lorenzo Bowman

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This paper examines the manifestation of masculinity among older Black men in the United States. The findings from a content analysis conducted on the covers of three popular magazines reveal that Black men embrace an alternative or complicit form of masculinity. This alternative or complicit form of masculinity can be an impediment to teaching and learning for Black men.


"Similar Souls On The Journey": Meaning-Making In A Contemplative Community Of Faculty Of Color, Jennifer L. Pemberton Jan 2018

"Similar Souls On The Journey": Meaning-Making In A Contemplative Community Of Faculty Of Color, Jennifer L. Pemberton

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This paper highlights the meaning, both personal and professional, made by participants in a community of faculty of color, with a focus on contemplative practices and pedagogy.


Move Over, Descartes! Neuroscience Says You’Re Wrong., Kathleen Taylor, Catherine Marienau Jan 2018

Move Over, Descartes! Neuroscience Says You’Re Wrong., Kathleen Taylor, Catherine Marienau

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Recent discoveries in neuroscience—“we feel, therefore we learn”—contradict Descartes’ rejection of the body’s role in thinking. This presentation examines implications for adult learning.


Road Warriors: Fostering Object-Learner Assemblages Through A Social Context Of Embodied Learning, Jonathan A. Crothers Ms Jan 2018

Road Warriors: Fostering Object-Learner Assemblages Through A Social Context Of Embodied Learning, Jonathan A. Crothers Ms

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This study investigates how adults informally learn through engaging with the object of their bicycles in the social context of the sport of amateur road racing, and explores how this learning has shaped their individual and social identities.


Adult Learners Meaning Making Of An Adult Education Master’S Degree Program, Royce Ann Collins, Susan Yelich Biniecki, Constance Carpenter, Keondria Mcclish Jan 2018

Adult Learners Meaning Making Of An Adult Education Master’S Degree Program, Royce Ann Collins, Susan Yelich Biniecki, Constance Carpenter, Keondria Mcclish

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This paper discusses the results of a qualitative research study, which explored how adult learners make meaning of their lived experiences in an adult education master’s degree program. Eportfolio data and reflection requirements grounded within concepts of megacognition informed the assessment


The Pedagogy Of Play: The Joy Of Living, Learning, And Riding Motorcycles, Jeffrey Zacharakis Jan 2018

The Pedagogy Of Play: The Joy Of Living, Learning, And Riding Motorcycles, Jeffrey Zacharakis

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This research explores how the theoretical construct of lifelong learning is enriched through play, and proposes that the pedagogy of play might be an important new adult learning theory.


Profound Learning And Living: An Exploratory Delphi Study, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth Jan 2018

Profound Learning And Living: An Exploratory Delphi Study, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth

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This study, using Delphi methodology conceptualizes the qualities of profound learning, the profound learner, and profound living.


Conceptualizing Entrepreneurial Education As A Social Justice Endeavor, Sarah M. Ray, Jill Zarestky, Lisa Baumgartner Jan 2018

Conceptualizing Entrepreneurial Education As A Social Justice Endeavor, Sarah M. Ray, Jill Zarestky, Lisa Baumgartner

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Entrepreneurial education is typically capitalist and overlooks social change efforts. Grounded in the literature, we argue progressive adult education has potential to transform entrepreneurial education into a social justice endeavor.


Career Pathways Programming For Adult Learners In Three U.S. Cities, Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Sheri Suarez Foreman, Mark Needle, Becky Raymond, Blaire Willson Toso Jan 2018

Career Pathways Programming For Adult Learners In Three U.S. Cities, Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Sheri Suarez Foreman, Mark Needle, Becky Raymond, Blaire Willson Toso

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This paper presents key findings from a researcher-practitioner partnership that examined career pathways programming among adult education providers in Chicago, Houston, and Miami.


Older Adults’ Informal Learning Using Mobile Devices: A Review Of The Literature, Bora Jin Jan 2018

Older Adults’ Informal Learning Using Mobile Devices: A Review Of The Literature, Bora Jin

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This literature review will examine and critique literature concerning older adults’ use of mobile devices for informal learning. Findings have implications for adult educators and the barriers to the mobile device adoption among older adults for informal learning.


Elizabeth (Betty) Loosley: Adult Education And Research Excellence, Leona M. English Jan 2018

Elizabeth (Betty) Loosley: Adult Education And Research Excellence, Leona M. English

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Elizabeth (Betty) Wyeth Magee Loosley (1911-1994) was an artist and researcher, and one of the best educated women working with the Canadian Association for Adult Education (CAAE, founded 1935) in the 1950s and 1960s. This paper uses archival and interview data to examine her achievements and contributions to the CAAE. This study helps us understand our field’s gendered history and development.


In Support Of Teacher Transformation: Emotions As Pedagogy, Jude Walker Jan 2018

In Support Of Teacher Transformation: Emotions As Pedagogy, Jude Walker

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This paper explores the role of emotions in the classroom as a form of pedagogy for potential transformative learning of the adult educator.


Midlife Career Change To Tenured/Tenure-Track And Non-Tenure-Line Faculty: Shared And Unique Challenges, Supports, And Strategies, Catherine A. Cherrstrom Jan 2018

Midlife Career Change To Tenured/Tenure-Track And Non-Tenure-Line Faculty: Shared And Unique Challenges, Supports, And Strategies, Catherine A. Cherrstrom

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These studies investigated the career transition and strategies of women midlife career changers to tenured/tenure-track and non-tenure-line faculty. Major findings included a career transition process and related challenges, supports, and strategies and feature participant voices.


Informal Learning Within The Mother Daughter Dyad: Effect On Behavior And Attitude, Deanne G. Yates 2077423 Jan 2018

Informal Learning Within The Mother Daughter Dyad: Effect On Behavior And Attitude, Deanne G. Yates 2077423

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This roundtable will explore informal learning within the mother-daughter dyad and the role of informal learning on their perceptions of aging. The focus will be on how mothers and daughters understand the importance making meaning from an experience, memory, or conversation for learning to occur.


Complex Pathways – What Motivates Adults To Upgrade Their Literacy And Numeracy Skills?, Alison J. Bowe Msc (Eng), Jill Auchinachie M.Ed., Laura Kinderman Phd, Faith Shields Phd Jan 2018

Complex Pathways – What Motivates Adults To Upgrade Their Literacy And Numeracy Skills?, Alison J. Bowe Msc (Eng), Jill Auchinachie M.Ed., Laura Kinderman Phd, Faith Shields Phd

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Focusing on data from a longitudinal study of 46 adult literacy learners, this roundtable will discuss motivations for upgrading grounded in the words of participants.


Dream Psychology Of North Korean Defectors In South Korea: Implicit Learning And Social Adjustment, Jinhee Choi Jan 2018

Dream Psychology Of North Korean Defectors In South Korea: Implicit Learning And Social Adjustment, Jinhee Choi

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This paper applies the theoretical framework of Fromm’s humanistic psychology to examine the reported content of North Korean defectors’ dreams during sleep and considers what the psychological data suggests about the defectors' past social experience in authoritarian North Korea and their present social situation as adults learning to adjust to a new life in neo-liberal South Korea.


Mandatory Continuing Education: Considerations Of Dewey And Ohliger’S Work, Craig M. Mcgill, Tonette S. Rocco Jan 2018

Mandatory Continuing Education: Considerations Of Dewey And Ohliger’S Work, Craig M. Mcgill, Tonette S. Rocco

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This paper explores discrepancies between Mandatory Continuing Education and Dewey’s ideas on authentic learning. Dewey believed education must serve the goals of the person and the society in which s/he lives.


Learning Through On-Farm Apprenticeships: Labor Identities And Sociocultural Reproduction Within Alternative Agrifood Movements, Lorien E. Macauley, Kim L. Niewolny Jan 2018

Learning Through On-Farm Apprenticeships: Labor Identities And Sociocultural Reproduction Within Alternative Agrifood Movements, Lorien E. Macauley, Kim L. Niewolny

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On-farm apprenticeship is a site of sociocultural learning for beginning farmers, and also for identity politics, mediated by social movement learning processes. This critical ethnographic case study examines this activity.


Mothers As “Others”: Identity Of Mothers Of Children With Disabilities And Adult Education Discourse, Tulare W. Park, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jan 2018

Mothers As “Others”: Identity Of Mothers Of Children With Disabilities And Adult Education Discourse, Tulare W. Park, Carol Rogers-Shaw

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This literature review will explore experiences and identity development of mothers of children with disabilities. Intersections between adult education and critical disability theory, as well as practice implications, are identified.


Searching For Own Space: Korean Female Graduate Students’ (Re)Construction Of Their Professional Selves In The U.S. Academia, Heh Youn Shin, Hyewon Park Jan 2018

Searching For Own Space: Korean Female Graduate Students’ (Re)Construction Of Their Professional Selves In The U.S. Academia, Heh Youn Shin, Hyewon Park

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Taking the transnational feminist approach, the purpose of this study is to investigate the perceptions and experiences of Korean female graduate students in the U.S. higher education institution and the host society.


Investigating The Perceptions And Characteristics Of The Undergraduate And Graduate Students On Cyber-Mobbullyism In Higher Education, Mitsunori Misawa Jan 2018

Investigating The Perceptions And Characteristics Of The Undergraduate And Graduate Students On Cyber-Mobbullyism In Higher Education, Mitsunori Misawa

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This presentation will focus on the examination of undergraduate and graduate students’ perceptions and characteristics of cyber-mobbullying in higher education. Practical implications for adult educators will also be provided.