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Creative Drama As An Instructional Strategy In Adult Christian Education, Darlene Richards Graves Jan 1991

Creative Drama As An Instructional Strategy In Adult Christian Education, Darlene Richards Graves

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This study reviews the tenents of adult learning. Christian education and creative drama and presents the observation that there are parallel objectives in each of these three major areas. Noting that creative drama is rarely used in adult Christian education, which is primarily cognitive-based and lecture-discussion oriented, the study proposes the application of creative drama strategies to provide an alternative experiential learning process and therefore create a drama strategies to provide an alternative experiential learning process and therefore create a balance of focus between cognitive, affective, reflective and active learning styles in adult Christian education. It also suggests that through ...


Perceptions Of Psycho-Social Factors That Affect Retirement Decision-Making, Darlene Zickefoose Jan 1991

Perceptions Of Psycho-Social Factors That Affect Retirement Decision-Making, Darlene Zickefoose

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The purpose of the study was to examine retirement decision making of certificated employees (N = 284 respondents N = 241) of the Beaverton School District in a near retirement age category. The Beaverton School District is a large suburban school district near Portland, Oregon. It currently serves over 25,000 students and employs approximately 2,600 certificated and classified employees. The study answered the following questions:

  1. Can psycho-social factors be identified that will enable the Beaverton School District to help potential retirees make an informed decision to retire?
  2. What personal factors affect a person's decision to retire?
  3. Does it matter ...