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Culturally Relevant Practice Frameworks And Application In Adult Education, Patrice B. French Jun 2019

Culturally Relevant Practice Frameworks And Application In Adult Education, Patrice B. French

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This literature review examines the use of three frameworks on culturally relevant practices influence on adult education, by comparing framework components to andragogical principles and process elements.


Erotica As Public Pedagogy: Learning Identity Through Popular Cultural Sources, Carolyn Meeker, Craig M. Mcgill Jan 2019

Erotica As Public Pedagogy: Learning Identity Through Popular Cultural Sources, Carolyn Meeker, Craig M. Mcgill

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Women who are feminist and submissive struggle to learn about and navigate their identities. This study found popular cultural texts played a key role in identity construction for these women.


Technology Use And Integration In Adult Education And Literacy Classrooms, Glenda Lynn Rose, Chih-Wei Wang, Amanda Sainz, Suresh Joshi Jan 2019

Technology Use And Integration In Adult Education And Literacy Classrooms, Glenda Lynn Rose, Chih-Wei Wang, Amanda Sainz, Suresh Joshi

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Instructors and programs in adult education and literacy classrooms face challenges with technology integration due to minimal internet and mobile phone service availability, and limited financial support for professional development.


Teaching, Learning, And Collaborating: Voices From Instructional Designers When Preparing Graduate Faculty For Online Instruction, Dr. Mattyna Stephens Jan 2019

Teaching, Learning, And Collaborating: Voices From Instructional Designers When Preparing Graduate Faculty For Online Instruction, Dr. Mattyna Stephens

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The research sought to explore the experiences of eight instructional designers when preparing graduate faculty for online instruction and design.


“Can You Just Move The Curtain?”: Stories Of Women From The Educational Underclass At The College Door, Janet Kaplan-Bucciarelli Jan 2019

“Can You Just Move The Curtain?”: Stories Of Women From The Educational Underclass At The College Door, Janet Kaplan-Bucciarelli

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This study explores prospective students’ lives and beliefs about college, and proposes principles and practices that respond holistically to learners’ strengths and vulnerabilities rather than emphasizing academic deficiencies.


Retrieval Practice As Process In Self-Directed Learning: New Philosophical Directions For Self-Directed Learning, Daniel A. Parker, Kevin M. Roessger Jan 2019

Retrieval Practice As Process In Self-Directed Learning: New Philosophical Directions For Self-Directed Learning, Daniel A. Parker, Kevin M. Roessger

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We explain retrieval practice and its potential benefits for adult self-directed learners. Moreover, we argue functional contextualism as an alternative research philosophy to self-directed learning’s humanist assumptions.


Stumbling Through: Building And Creating Space For Non-Indigenous Decolonization From A Non-Indigenous Perspective, Cortney Baldwin Jan 2019

Stumbling Through: Building And Creating Space For Non-Indigenous Decolonization From A Non-Indigenous Perspective, Cortney Baldwin

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This paper utilizes theory and research to explore, create and reflect on building space for non-Indigenous people to begin to stumble through dialogue around decolonization and Reconciliation from a non-Indigenous perspective.


What’S In A Learning Theory? A Comparison Of Contemporary Learning Theories, Their Shared Elements, And Their Vision Of Society’S Role In Learning, Alexis Cherewka Jan 2019

What’S In A Learning Theory? A Comparison Of Contemporary Learning Theories, Their Shared Elements, And Their Vision Of Society’S Role In Learning, Alexis Cherewka

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Through discourse analysis of major theories of learning, this paper analyzes the role attributed to the social in contemporary learning theories in the field of adult education.


Serving The World Or Building A Profession: The Confounding Dilemmas Of Mid-Twentieth Century Academic Adult Education, Amy D. Rose, Catherine A. Hansman Jan 2019

Serving The World Or Building A Profession: The Confounding Dilemmas Of Mid-Twentieth Century Academic Adult Education, Amy D. Rose, Catherine A. Hansman

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This paper discusses the development and growth of an adult education professoriate and especially the growth and expansion of the CPAE in the 1950s and 1960s.


Ageism In The Workplace: A Review Of The Literature, Bora Jin, Lisa Baumgartner Jan 2019

Ageism In The Workplace: A Review Of The Literature, Bora Jin, Lisa Baumgartner

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This literature review will examine literature concerning ageism in the workplace and the influence on older adults’ workplace learning. Findings have implications for employers, employees, and adult educators.


Theatre As A Medium To Discover A Pedagogy Of Activism, Ted Mccadden, Jennifer L. Pemberton, Alan Chaffe Jan 2019

Theatre As A Medium To Discover A Pedagogy Of Activism, Ted Mccadden, Jennifer L. Pemberton, Alan Chaffe

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This study revisits two data sets, narratives from theatre artists exploring sexual identity and interviews with participants from queer theatre festivals, to explore experiences of activism within the participants’ reflections.


Perspectives On Feminist Approaches To Adult Education In International Education And Development Settings, Brigette A. Herron Jan 2019

Perspectives On Feminist Approaches To Adult Education In International Education And Development Settings, Brigette A. Herron

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This empirical paper describes the preliminary results of a qualitative interview study about the feminist pedagogy of women adult educators teaching in international and development settings.


Entrepreneurs’ Learning Skills And Strategies As Represented In The Piaac Survey Empirical Research, Sarah M. Ray, Tobin Lopes, Jill Zarestky Jan 2019

Entrepreneurs’ Learning Skills And Strategies As Represented In The Piaac Survey Empirical Research, Sarah M. Ray, Tobin Lopes, Jill Zarestky

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This study examined learning-skills and behaviors of self-employed individualsusing thePIAAC survey. Results indicate entrepreneurs use influence, negotiation skills, and apply new ideas to real-life situations more than employees.


Reflecting Adult Education For Migrants: From What We Have Discussed To What We Have To Discuss, Kyoungjin Jang Jan 2019

Reflecting Adult Education For Migrants: From What We Have Discussed To What We Have To Discuss, Kyoungjin Jang

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The purpose of this study is to conduct a critical reflection of the assumptions embedded in adult migrant education discourse based on a transnational perspective on migration. I reviewed what has been discussed in individual, sociocultural, and subject matter-related contexts of adult migrant education.


Four-Dimensional Model For Doctoral Student Support, Simone C. Conceição, Lilian H. Hill Jan 2019

Four-Dimensional Model For Doctoral Student Support, Simone C. Conceição, Lilian H. Hill

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Doctoral education demands significant time, energy, financial, and emotional commitments. Depending on the characteristics of the doctoral student, barriers to completion and challenges with the doctoral process can require unique types of support. The purpose of this paper is to examine institutional and instructional support that lead to doctoral student progress and propose a model involving social, emotional, mental, and behavioral dimensions that derive strategies for doctoral student support.


Profound Learning And Transformative Learning: Characteristics And Comparisons, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Carol Rogers Shaw Jan 2019

Profound Learning And Transformative Learning: Characteristics And Comparisons, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Carol Rogers Shaw

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This exploratory, theoretical study develops the concept of profound learning through a mutual interrogation of the literature and research of transformative learning.


Exploring The Grit Narrative Through Andragogy: Implications For Adult Education, Jennifer L. Pemberton, Ted Mccadden Jan 2019

Exploring The Grit Narrative Through Andragogy: Implications For Adult Education, Jennifer L. Pemberton, Ted Mccadden

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An exploration of the intersection of andragogy and the grit narrative serves to position grit in the adult education literature and considers the unsuitability of this ideology for adult learners.


Profound Leadership And Adult Education: An Integrative Review Of The Literature, Heidi Scott, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Leslie Hammes Jan 2019

Profound Leadership And Adult Education: An Integrative Review Of The Literature, Heidi Scott, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Leslie Hammes

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This integrative literature review presents profound leadership through the lens of key characteristics of servant leadership, authentic leadership, level five leadership, profound leadership, transformational leadership, and spiritual leadership.


Practicing A Culturally Responsive Feminist Pedagogy In Higher Education: An Examination Of A Feminist Classroom From The Perspective Of Transformative Learning, Mitsunori Misawa, Juanita Johnson-Bailey Jan 2019

Practicing A Culturally Responsive Feminist Pedagogy In Higher Education: An Examination Of A Feminist Classroom From The Perspective Of Transformative Learning, Mitsunori Misawa, Juanita Johnson-Bailey

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The purpose of our presentation is to explore how non-White professors, an Asian male pre-tenured professor and a Black female tenured full professor, negotiated their power in their feminist classroom.


Transformative Learning And Identity: A Review And Synthesis Of Dirkx And Illeris, Cheryl K. Baldwin Jan 2019

Transformative Learning And Identity: A Review And Synthesis Of Dirkx And Illeris, Cheryl K. Baldwin

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This review explores transformative learning and identity focusing on the works of John Dirkx and Knud Illeris. The synthesis creates a theoretical framework for research and continuing professional education practice.


Paulo Freire As Learning Theorist, John Holst Jan 2019

Paulo Freire As Learning Theorist, John Holst

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I defend the thesis that Paulo Freire had a theory of learning. Contrary to what learning theorists sustain, I present a theory of learning in Freire’s work.


Intersection Between Andragogy And Transformative Learning, Somanita Kheang Jan 2019

Intersection Between Andragogy And Transformative Learning, Somanita Kheang

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The intersections between andragogy and transformative learning were observed through three lens: application of andragogy and transformative learning in classroom, spirituality, and various contexts where learning is a multi-dimensional phenomenon.


Making The Invisible Visible: The Role Of The Cuban Socio-Cultural Contexts In Fostering Transformative Learning, James West, John Dirkx Jan 2019

Making The Invisible Visible: The Role Of The Cuban Socio-Cultural Contexts In Fostering Transformative Learning, James West, John Dirkx

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In this study, we sought to develop a deeper understanding of how socio-cultural and socio-material contexts contributed to intercultural and transformative learning on a short-term study abroad program in Cuba.


Situating Meaningfulness In Profound Living, Laura Holyoke, Sarah El-Mallah Jan 2019

Situating Meaningfulness In Profound Living, Laura Holyoke, Sarah El-Mallah

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Meaningfulness is regarded in literature as a significant aspect of life. Ourwork is concerned with situating the role of meaningfulness in living a profound life.


An Analysis Of Research Trends In Brain-Based Learning In Adult Education And Hrd Fields: The Content Analysis And Network Text Analysis, Chang Sung Jang, Doo Hun Lim, Jieun Yoo, Jeong-Ha Yim Jan 2019

An Analysis Of Research Trends In Brain-Based Learning In Adult Education And Hrd Fields: The Content Analysis And Network Text Analysis, Chang Sung Jang, Doo Hun Lim, Jieun Yoo, Jeong-Ha Yim

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The purpose of this study is to address the trends of the research on brain-based learning and to present an integrative theoretical framework to provide new insights and future directions in adult education and HRD fields. Based on the neuroscientific perspective, the implications of which the ways to conceptually broaden educational research and practice were discussed.


Education And Socialization For Elderly: A Comparative Study Between Portugal And Italy, Rute Cristóvão Ricardo, Andrea Porcarelli Jan 2019

Education And Socialization For Elderly: A Comparative Study Between Portugal And Italy, Rute Cristóvão Ricardo, Andrea Porcarelli

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Universities of Third Age (UTA) have been assuming a central role in elderly education. This research investigates the dynamics of education and socialization in UTA, considering impacts on individuals.


From ‘Effortful Use’ To ‘Contextual Improvisation’: Skill Acquisition Theory And Program Planning, Thomas J. Sork Jan 2019

From ‘Effortful Use’ To ‘Contextual Improvisation’: Skill Acquisition Theory And Program Planning, Thomas J. Sork

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This paper brings together two bodies of theoretical work—program planning and skill acquisition—to suggest a new way to think about how adult educators become expert program planners.


Exploring Team Growth And Fixed Mindsets In Work Teams At A Large Korean Corporation, Soo Jeoung Han, Bora Jin, Jihye Oh Jan 2019

Exploring Team Growth And Fixed Mindsets In Work Teams At A Large Korean Corporation, Soo Jeoung Han, Bora Jin, Jihye Oh

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We conducted a qualitative study to understand how team mindsets can be manifested in work teams. We interviewed 21 participants from seven departments in one of the big corporations in Korea.


Effects Of Three Dimensions Of Shared Leadership On Team Members’ Perceptions On Trust And Team Performance, Mirim Kim, Soo Jeoung Han Jan 2019

Effects Of Three Dimensions Of Shared Leadership On Team Members’ Perceptions On Trust And Team Performance, Mirim Kim, Soo Jeoung Han

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We conducted a survey with teams to identify the underlying dimensions of shared leadership and examine the effects of shared leadership on the level of trust and team performance.


Emerging Leadership Through Coloring: Stories Of The Indiana Women Of Achievement, Michelle Glowacki-Dudka, Amy L. Baize-Ward Edd Jan 2019

Emerging Leadership Through Coloring: Stories Of The Indiana Women Of Achievement, Michelle Glowacki-Dudka, Amy L. Baize-Ward Edd

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Engaging adults in learning can occur through arts-based methods. Building on an oral-history project, we tell women’s leadership stories through both narrative and images through an adult coloring book.