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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.


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.


End-Of-Life Caregivers And Profound Learning: A Grounded Theory Study, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Donna Daniels, Corinne Brion, Lori Manzanares Jan 2022

End-Of-Life Caregivers And Profound Learning: A Grounded Theory Study, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Donna Daniels, Corinne Brion, Lori Manzanares

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This study developed a deeper understanding of profound learning as experienced by volunteer end-of-life caregivers. This paper shares preliminary results of the study, including the following findings: Kinds of Knowledges; Tools; Engages the Human Condition; Relational.


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.


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.


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.


Recommendations For A Successful Implementation Of Guided Pathways Model In North Carolina Community Colleges, Somanita Kheang, Sarah Deal, Keith Street Robinson Jan 2022

Recommendations For A Successful Implementation Of Guided Pathways Model In North Carolina Community Colleges, Somanita Kheang, Sarah Deal, Keith Street Robinson

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This research aims to study challenges of implementing Guided Pathways model in 17 North Carolina community colleges. The findings indicated that most colleges struggled with implementing programs for student success.


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.


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.


Counter-Narratives: The Importance Of Our Stories In Adult Educational Research, Cindy Peña, Esther S. Pippins, Sonia Rey Lopez, Humberto De Faria Santos Jan 2022

Counter-Narratives: The Importance Of Our Stories In Adult Educational Research, Cindy Peña, Esther S. Pippins, Sonia Rey Lopez, Humberto De Faria Santos

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We propose the development of counter-narratives as a research methodology in adult education to increase the visibility of Ph.D. professionals and merit the educational equity this field aspires to reach.


Deming’S System Of Profound Knowledge And Continuous Improvement, Donna Daniels, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman Jan 2022

Deming’S System Of Profound Knowledge And Continuous Improvement, Donna Daniels, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman

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The aim of this review was to conceptualize continuous and lifelong learning within Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge framework to explore individual learning processes occurring over time.


Ethical Challenges Of Artificial Intelligence Text Generators, Robin Yap, Edward Perry Jan 2022

Ethical Challenges Of Artificial Intelligence Text Generators, Robin Yap, Edward Perry

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AI-text generators thrust academia into an evaluation of the standards of student performance. New technology created new barriers but also potential opportunities to re-evaluate academic excellence. Greater alignment is needed to address our new classroom reality.


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.


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.


Moving From Warrior To Guardian: Informal Learning In Police And Community Relations, Kyle Znamenak, Catherine A. Hansman Jan 2022

Moving From Warrior To Guardian: Informal Learning In Police And Community Relations, Kyle Znamenak, Catherine A. Hansman

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This qualitative research explores the informal learning experiences of police officers that contributes to patrol officers' learning, knowledge, and skills in developing and sustaining community relations within urban contexts.


Pandemic Teaching: Exploration Of Instructional Method Shifts, Leann M. R. Kaiser, Kelly Mckenna, Diana Saade Jan 2022

Pandemic Teaching: Exploration Of Instructional Method Shifts, Leann M. R. Kaiser, Kelly Mckenna, Diana Saade

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COVID-19 forced educators to unexpectedly move to distance teaching, requiring a shift in instructional methods. This study examined practices instructors integrated into their online and face-to-face facilitation over the long term.


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.


A Model For Becoming An Inclusive Adult Educator: Designing For Disability, Tulare W. Park, Kayla D. Mohney, Erica R. Moore, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jan 2022

A Model For Becoming An Inclusive Adult Educator: Designing For Disability, Tulare W. Park, Kayla D. Mohney, Erica R. Moore, Carol Rogers-Shaw

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This evidence-based model of inclusive teaching offers knowledge and practical applications for adult educators. It provides strategies for equitably addressing all student needs, particularly those with disabilities.


Beyond A Safe Space: Developing A Climate To Affirm Lgbtq+ Students, Ashley R. Stroud Jan 2022

Beyond A Safe Space: Developing A Climate To Affirm Lgbtq+ Students, Ashley R. Stroud

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The purpose of this inquiry is to theorize how teachers can move beyond a safe space into brave spaces that affirm LGBTQ+ youth.


The Story Of A Broken Sofa: Adult Education Meets Activist Art To Envision The Future Of Adult Education, Cynthia Stevens, Gabriele Strohschen Jan 2022

The Story Of A Broken Sofa: Adult Education Meets Activist Art To Envision The Future Of Adult Education, Cynthia Stevens, Gabriele Strohschen

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This AERC Symposium addressed envisioning an Adult Education structure that meets societal needs. Within an activist art project paradigm, old and new adult education theories and practices informed the discussion.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Critical Piece In The Development Of An African American Woman’S Financial Self-Efficacy/Competency, Relatedness, And Autonomy, Tracie L. Miller-Nobles, Elizabeth A. Roumell, Lisa M. Baumgartner Jan 2022

Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Critical Piece In The Development Of An African American Woman’S Financial Self-Efficacy/Competency, Relatedness, And Autonomy, Tracie L. Miller-Nobles, Elizabeth A. Roumell, Lisa M. Baumgartner

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This paper presents African American women’s experiences in financial literacy courses. Using culturally responsive teaching, self-efficacy, and self-determination, findings suggest pedagogy that can develop financial self-efficacy/competency, relatedness, and autonomy.


Decoloniality As Methodological Praxis, Eric J. Hunting Jan 2022

Decoloniality As Methodological Praxis, Eric J. Hunting

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This paper examines decoloniality and ethnographic research using Maria Lugones' theoretical conceptualization of motion and stasis. In doing so, this supports developing a decolonial praxis-oriented toward culturally responsive research.