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1994

Professional studies in education

Adult and Continuing Education Administration

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Outcomes Of Workplace Literacy Training In A Midwest Industrial Center , Esther Marina Ledesma Jan 1994

Outcomes Of Workplace Literacy Training In A Midwest Industrial Center , Esther Marina Ledesma

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this research was to examine the effects of a workplace literacy (pre-apprenticeship) training program on workers' goal attainment, job performance, and personal life. In addition, the study examined the impact of the training on employees' work-related attitudes including job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and job involvement. Two major questions were of concern: 1) whether workplace literacy training affects attitudes related to an individual's personal life and their work, and 2) the extent to which the program benefited the organization for which the trainees work;A survey was administered to 60 workers who completed the workplace literacy program ...


Transformative Experiences And The Search For Meaning Among Adult Full-Time Undergraduate Returning Students , Wilber Michael Rapier Jan 1994

Transformative Experiences And The Search For Meaning Among Adult Full-Time Undergraduate Returning Students , Wilber Michael Rapier

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to examine why adult students who are 25 years of age or older return to colleges and universities at this time in their lives. In examining this relationship, the study was also designed to provide some insight into whether adults who enter college are acting on previously experienced transformations, or whether they are viewing college as a medium for their transformation. Most previously published research on returning adult students has focused primarily on the reasons that adults give for returning, but few of these studies have attempted to explain the link between education and ...