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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.


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.


Abandoned Places Of Adult Education In Canada And Germany, Maren Elfert, Bernd Käpplinger, Suzanne Smythe Jan 2018

Abandoned Places Of Adult Education In Canada And Germany, Maren Elfert, Bernd Käpplinger, Suzanne Smythe

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The symposium discusses and compares abandoned places of adult education in Canada and Germany. These are physical (and intellectual) spaces that have been abandoned or moved, or changed its use


Rebuilding Identity After A Natural Or Human Generated Disaster, Ann Brooks, Moira Martin, Michelle Holcomb Jan 2018

Rebuilding Identity After A Natural Or Human Generated Disaster, Ann Brooks, Moira Martin, Michelle Holcomb

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How do disaster survivors make sense of their lives? Drawing on three studies, we use the concepts of extended and relational self to understand how disaster survivors reconstruct their identities.


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.


"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.


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.


Skill Utilization Of Older Workers In South Korea: The Effect Of Diverse Types Of Learning Experiences And Organizational Learning Supports, Hyunok Ryu, Doo Hun H. Lim, Junghwan Kim, Intak Kwon Jan 2018

Skill Utilization Of Older Workers In South Korea: The Effect Of Diverse Types Of Learning Experiences And Organizational Learning Supports, Hyunok Ryu, Doo Hun H. Lim, Junghwan Kim, Intak Kwon

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Using OECD’s 2013 PIAAC data, this study will examine how diverse types of learning experiences and organizational supports for learning influence older workers’ skill utilization in South Korea.


A. Taboo Or Trivial: Women Adult Educators With Visible Tattoos And The Effect On Learners, Amanda Young Jan 2018

A. Taboo Or Trivial: Women Adult Educators With Visible Tattoos And The Effect On Learners, Amanda Young

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The purpose of this session is to discuss a future research project which examines the effect on adult learning conducted by a woman instructor with visible tattoos.


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.


Examining The Relationships Between Student Veterans And Faculty Members, Sierra C. Sullivan, Peggy Ann Everett Jan 2018

Examining The Relationships Between Student Veterans And Faculty Members, Sierra C. Sullivan, Peggy Ann Everett

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The researchers conducted a pilot study to guide a doctoral student in her dissertation topic. They conducted interviews with faculty members and student servicemembers/veterans to explore their experiences inside and outside the classroom.


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.


Critical Reflection And Imaginative Engagement: Towards An Integrated Theory Of Transformative Learning, John M. Dirkx, Benjamin D. Espinoza, Steven Schlegel Jan 2018

Critical Reflection And Imaginative Engagement: Towards An Integrated Theory Of Transformative Learning, John M. Dirkx, Benjamin D. Espinoza, Steven Schlegel

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Based on a review of the literature, we propose an integrated approach to transformative learning that recognizes the importance of both the rational and affective, as well as the personal and the social dimensions in fostering self-understanding.


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.


Leveraging The Critical Incident Technique (Cit) In Identifying Effective Team Learning Thematic Variables, Constance Carpenter Jan 2018

Leveraging The Critical Incident Technique (Cit) In Identifying Effective Team Learning Thematic Variables, Constance Carpenter

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The research explores the reconceptualization of the Critical Incident Technique (CIT) as a systematic method to identify and to deconstruct team learning thematic variables associated with effective performance.


A Very Adult Curriculum? How The New Bc Education Plan Reflects The Andragogical Commitments Of Adult Education, Ralf St. Clair Jan 2018

A Very Adult Curriculum? How The New Bc Education Plan Reflects The Andragogical Commitments Of Adult Education, Ralf St. Clair

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Analyzes the recently introduced BC K-12 Curriculum through the lens of andragogy to understand the extent to which the values of adult education have informed policy and practice. Bernstein's code theory is used to frame the discussion.


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.


The Social Networks Of Korean Female Adult Learners In A Middle School, Keunho Kim, Hyewon Park, Hyunah Yang Jan 2018

The Social Networks Of Korean Female Adult Learners In A Middle School, Keunho Kim, Hyewon Park, Hyunah Yang

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This study investigates the social networks of Korean female adult learners in middle school through social network analysis and examines the development of these networks by interviewing the main actors involved.


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.


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.


Perspectives On Informal Learning: Cross-Disciplinary Concepts And A New Venue For Adult Education, Jill Zarestky, Rhonda Struminger, Jeffrey Rodriguez, Rachel A. Short, A. Michelle Lawing Jan 2018

Perspectives On Informal Learning: Cross-Disciplinary Concepts And A New Venue For Adult Education, Jill Zarestky, Rhonda Struminger, Jeffrey Rodriguez, Rachel A. Short, A. Michelle Lawing

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Informal learning is a canonical concept in adult education but is used differently in other disciplines. We explore those differences and describe a new opportunity for adult education.


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.


Community Organizing In/As Adult Education, Thomas Archibald Jan 2018

Community Organizing In/As Adult Education, Thomas Archibald

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The purpose of this paper is to explore the conceptual and practical overlaps of adult education and community organizing, in an effort to promote participation, equity, and justice through adult education.


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.


Examining The Embodied Learning Experiences About Gender In Gay And Bisexual Male Actors, Ted Mccadden, Robin Redmon Wright Jan 2018

Examining The Embodied Learning Experiences About Gender In Gay And Bisexual Male Actors, Ted Mccadden, Robin Redmon Wright

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Using the theoretical frameworks of embodied learning and gender performativity, we examine the narratives of nine other-than-heterosexual adult male actors for their experiences of gender identity development through theatre performance.


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.


Contributing Factors To The Low Rate Of Diverse Female Faculty In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham Jan 2018

Contributing Factors To The Low Rate Of Diverse Female Faculty In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham

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This paper presents qualitative data as factors contributing to the disproportionate rate of female faculty across Distinct Racial and Ethnic Identities in athletic training education programs.