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Learning In Transitions: Migrant Women Reflecting On Life Trajectories And Constructing Self-Identity, Heh Youn Shin Jan 2027

Learning In Transitions: Migrant Women Reflecting On Life Trajectories And Constructing Self-Identity, Heh Youn Shin

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The purpose of this paper is to examine how foreign wives in Korea present themselves in relation to the dominant discourse surrounding them through stories of migration and marriage experiences.


Human Flourishing And Adult Education, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jan 2022

Human Flourishing And Adult Education, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Carol Rogers-Shaw

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Human flourishing, a goal of adult education, is grounded in a capabilities approach and focuses on community and justice based endeavors that generate meaning and contribute to well-being.


Preliminary Analysis: Is There Enough Definitional Clarity Of Food Literacy For Food Security?, Sneha Roy, Jeffrey Zacharakis Jan 2022

Preliminary Analysis: Is There Enough Definitional Clarity Of Food Literacy For Food Security?, Sneha Roy, Jeffrey Zacharakis

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We conducted a systematic review of the literature (2001 - 2021) to investigate the definitional clarity of food literacy for food security among adults. Our findings suggest the need for a more precise definition of food literacy.


Towards Discovering New Identity: Transformative Learning Experience As An International Student In Thailand, Somanita Kheang Jan 2022

Towards Discovering New Identity: Transformative Learning Experience As An International Student In Thailand, Somanita Kheang

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This article explores the journey of my studying abroad in Thailand that contributes to my identity changes, including personal and professional development.


Conceptualizing An Abundance Mentality And Its Relationship To Lifelong Learning, Human Flourishing, And Profound Learning, Ali Threet, Michael Kroth, Davin J. Carr-Chellman Jan 2022

Conceptualizing An Abundance Mentality And Its Relationship To Lifelong Learning, Human Flourishing, And Profound Learning, Ali Threet, Michael Kroth, Davin J. Carr-Chellman

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The purpose of this exploratory literature review is to describe and continue to develop the concept of an abundance mentality and how it relates to lifelong learning, human flourishing, and profound learning.


Finding Common Ground: How Teaching Movement And Grounding Techniques To Sexual Assault Survivors Affects Their Learning In Higher Education, Jillian N. Paciello Jan 2022

Finding Common Ground: How Teaching Movement And Grounding Techniques To Sexual Assault Survivors Affects Their Learning In Higher Education, Jillian N. Paciello

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Survivors of sexual trauma are at risk of developing PTSD which can impair learning. This paper examines how female adult learners who are sexual assault survivors benefit from grounding techniques.


Re-Conceptualizing Ethical Practices In Adult Education In Contemporary Society Using An Ethics-Centered Practice, Mitsunori Misawa, Patricia J. Higgins Jan 2022

Re-Conceptualizing Ethical Practices In Adult Education In Contemporary Society Using An Ethics-Centered Practice, Mitsunori Misawa, Patricia J. Higgins

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This presentation will focus on re-conceptualizing and exploring ethical practices in adult education from the previous literature on ethics and developing an ethics-centered practice for modern adult education.


Counternarratives For Racial Justice: Confronting Institutionalized Racism In Higher Education, Dianne Ramdeholl, Jaye Jones Jan 2022

Counternarratives For Racial Justice: Confronting Institutionalized Racism In Higher Education, Dianne Ramdeholl, Jaye Jones

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This research highlights findings from a recently published book documenting the lived experiences and struggles of racialized faculty at predominantly white institutions (PWI) within North America.


A Decade Of Prior Learning Assessment: A Systematic Review Of Global Literature, Carrie J. Boden, Catherine A. Cherrstrom, Todd Sherron Jan 2022

A Decade Of Prior Learning Assessment: A Systematic Review Of Global Literature, Carrie J. Boden, Catherine A. Cherrstrom, Todd Sherron

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Prior learning assessment (PLA) offers a powerful tool to adult learners. The purpose of this review was to systematically examine the global academic literature related to PLA over a decade.


Reconsidering Culture In Research: Attracting And Retaining Culturally Diverse Research Participants, Cheri L. Hatcher Jan 2022

Reconsidering Culture In Research: Attracting And Retaining Culturally Diverse Research Participants, Cheri L. Hatcher

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The U.S. Census projects that by 2060, minorities will comprise 60 percent of the population, presenting challenges to researchers using human subjects with widening cultural, gender, identity, and disability characteristics.


Adults With Learning Disabilities, Sami El Ahmadie Jan 2022

Adults With Learning Disabilities, Sami El Ahmadie

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In this literature review, I seek to shed light on the struggles faced by adults with learning disabilities in two particular areas: Employment and Stigma.


Spiritual Leadership In Early Intervention Practice, Jo L. Mccray Jan 2022

Spiritual Leadership In Early Intervention Practice, Jo L. Mccray

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This study explored integrating the principles of spiritual leadership theory into early intervention therapeutic practice to enhance services provided to children and families. Semi structured interviews served as major sources of data.


Queer Representation And Public Pedagogy In American Musical Theatre, Craig M. Mcgill, Alan J. Chaffe, Kyle W. Ross Jan 2022

Queer Representation And Public Pedagogy In American Musical Theatre, Craig M. Mcgill, Alan J. Chaffe, Kyle W. Ross

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This paper explores the Broadway musical as a site of queerness and queer representation through the lens of queer public pedagogy.


Creating Future Agricultural Leaders Within Native Nations Of Oklahoma, Jann S. Hayman Jan 2022

Creating Future Agricultural Leaders Within Native Nations Of Oklahoma, Jann S. Hayman

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This research looks at the agricultural history and current agricultural systems of four Oklahoma-based Native nations and the College of the Muscogee Nation. The study also specifically looks at the development of future agricultural leaders.


The Determinants Of Adult Education And Training Participation In The Us: A Machine Learning Approach, Chang Sung Jang, Junghwa Choi, Romit Maulik, Doo Hun Lim Jan 2022

The Determinants Of Adult Education And Training Participation In The Us: A Machine Learning Approach, Chang Sung Jang, Junghwa Choi, Romit Maulik, Doo Hun Lim

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This study aims to explore the determinants of adult education and training (AET) participation of working adults. Through random forest analysis, we discovered important factors contributing to AET participation.


The Lies You Tell: Disrupting The Dominant Depiction Of Black Women In Film, Josie L. Andrews, Adam Mcclain Jan 2022

The Lies You Tell: Disrupting The Dominant Depiction Of Black Women In Film, Josie L. Andrews, Adam Mcclain

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Hollywood negatively depicts Black women, often minimizing or ignoring their character’s developmental milestones or self-actualization. Using Black Feminist Thought, an oppositional gaze was used to analyze their development in film.


Conceptualizing Mentorship In Contemporary Professional Settings, Nathan R. Vann, Mitsunori Misawa Jan 2022

Conceptualizing Mentorship In Contemporary Professional Settings, Nathan R. Vann, Mitsunori Misawa

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Although there are many mentorship-related scholarships, there is still a lack of understanding of how mentorship is implemented effectively in professional settings. This paper explores mentorship strategies in workplaces.


Modeling Keynesian Consumption Function For Community Financial Education, Michael Elonge Jan 2022

Modeling Keynesian Consumption Function For Community Financial Education, Michael Elonge

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Modeling Keynesian Consumption Function for Community Financial Education demonstrates a basic teaching to caseworkers to develop their financial education skills to become better financial mentors to the communities they serve.


Fundamentals Of Digital Health Literacy: A Review Of The Literature, Junghwan Kim, Bora Jin, Miranda A. Livingston, Miriam D. Henan, Jihee Hwang Jan 2022

Fundamentals Of Digital Health Literacy: A Review Of The Literature, Junghwan Kim, Bora Jin, Miranda A. Livingston, Miriam D. Henan, Jihee Hwang

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This study aims to identify the concept of digital health literacy by reviewing contemporary literature. For this purpose, we examine not only a way of understating the concept but also its core competencies by comparing them to those of digital literacy and health literacy.


Foucauldian Discourse Analysis Of Bullying Power Dynamics In Higher Education, Essie-Elizabeth Pippins, Esther Pippins Jan 2022

Foucauldian Discourse Analysis Of Bullying Power Dynamics In Higher Education, Essie-Elizabeth Pippins, Esther Pippins

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This study utilizes Foucauldian discourse analysis to examine how tenured faculty members and adjunct instructors experience bullying through language and micro-aggressive behaviors, a particular focus on gender bullying.


Emerging Inclusion And Diversity Policies In Military Learning Environments: Supporting Organizational Change And Breaking Down The Status Quo, Susan Yelich Biniecki, Paul Berg Jan 2022

Emerging Inclusion And Diversity Policies In Military Learning Environments: Supporting Organizational Change And Breaking Down The Status Quo, Susan Yelich Biniecki, Paul Berg

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Emerging inclusion and diversity policies within the US military require unique adult education approaches to break down the status quo, facilitate learning for social change, and strengthen force resiliency.


Workplace Injustice: Catalyzing Organizational Change For African American Women In Academia, Abbie Salcedo, Jeremy Bohonos Jan 2022

Workplace Injustice: Catalyzing Organizational Change For African American Women In Academia, Abbie Salcedo, Jeremy Bohonos

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Following George Floyd's death, few studies have examined the effectiveness of Diversity and Inclusion programs. This article will examine the impact of racial workplace injustice among African American women faculty.


Learning Of Older Adults In Makerspaces, Yong Ju Jung, Hyewon Park, Ellen L. Rubenstein Jan 2022

Learning Of Older Adults In Makerspaces, Yong Ju Jung, Hyewon Park, Ellen L. Rubenstein

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To address inclusion and equity issues related to older adults in makerspaces, we examine the void in current discussions of the maker movement and its intersection with adult learning theories.


Where In The World? Adult Educator Learning And Professional Development Leading Study Abroad Programs, Joellen E. Coryell, Cheri Hatcher Jan 2022

Where In The World? Adult Educator Learning And Professional Development Leading Study Abroad Programs, Joellen E. Coryell, Cheri Hatcher

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In this summary of on-going research, we discuss our investigation about adult educator motivations and professional development to lead study abroad programs for adults.


A Preliminary Investigation Of Complexity Theory’S Potential To Redefine And Reinvigorate The Field Of Adult Education, Jeff Zacharakis Jan 2022

A Preliminary Investigation Of Complexity Theory’S Potential To Redefine And Reinvigorate The Field Of Adult Education, Jeff Zacharakis

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Complex adaptive systems inherently fill niches, as one niche is filled another niche is created, hence these systems are never stable. This roundtable explores utilizing complexity theory to reimagine the future of adult education graduate programs.


Developing Profoundabilities: A New Model For Adult Educators, Carol Rogers Shaw, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman Jan 2022

Developing Profoundabilities: A New Model For Adult Educators, Carol Rogers Shaw, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman

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The Profoundabilities Model of human potentiality highlights the development of remarkable abilities in all learners. It emphasizes well-being and flourishing through a strength-based approach to adult education.


Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered, And Queer (Lgbtq) People And Adult Education: An Examination Of Literature In Adult Education 2010-2020, Lisa Baumgartner, Lauren Chaney, Humberto De Faria Santos, Steven Schmidt Jan 2022

Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered, And Queer (Lgbtq) People And Adult Education: An Examination Of Literature In Adult Education 2010-2020, Lisa Baumgartner, Lauren Chaney, Humberto De Faria Santos, Steven Schmidt

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We discuss our review of LGBTQ issues in adult education journals between 2010 and 2020. We pose several topics for discussion based on our findings.


Harnessing Fishers’ Knowledge For Sustainable Fishery On Lake Victoria: The Case Of Wakiso District Kigungu Fishing Ground Uganda, Zula Namubiru, George Openjujru Ladaah, Josje Van Der Linden, Kellen Aganyira Jan 2022

Harnessing Fishers’ Knowledge For Sustainable Fishery On Lake Victoria: The Case Of Wakiso District Kigungu Fishing Ground Uganda, Zula Namubiru, George Openjujru Ladaah, Josje Van Der Linden, Kellen Aganyira

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This study will explore fishers’ ways of learning through participatory action research; fostering lifelong learning and reflections informally/ non-formally enabling participation in the conservation of the fishery resource contrary to the top-down approach.


The Imprisonment Of Indigenous Student Identities Within Educational Organizations: A Personal Journey, Carrie Whitlow Jan 2022

The Imprisonment Of Indigenous Student Identities Within Educational Organizations: A Personal Journey, Carrie Whitlow

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In this article, I analyze my experience as an Indigenous student in an all-white public school system to a Tribal College and University (TCU), specifically exploring the transition period from a senior in high school to a freshman in college.


Adult Civic Educators’ Educational Needs Assessment In The Context Of South Korea, Joon Heo, Jihyun Kim, Yeji Lee Jan 2022

Adult Civic Educators’ Educational Needs Assessment In The Context Of South Korea, Joon Heo, Jihyun Kim, Yeji Lee

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This study measured current and required levels of educational capacities of adult civic educators in South Korea. The pairwise comparisons provided implications for more urgent and important professional development areas.