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From Cook To Community Leader: Women’S Leadership At Highlander Research And Education Center, Colleen Mcdermott Oct 2008

From Cook To Community Leader: Women’S Leadership At Highlander Research And Education Center, Colleen Mcdermott

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to uncover the roles of the women of Highlander Research and Education Center and analyze how these women influenced not only the curriculum but also the institutional structure of Highlander. Robnett’s (1997) concept of bridge leader provided the theoretical framework for data analysis.


The Body In Adult Education: Introducing A Somatic Learning Model, Tara L. Horst Sep 2008

The Body In Adult Education: Introducing A Somatic Learning Model, Tara L. Horst

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper explores the nature and definitions of somatic knowing, presents a model explaining the aspects of somatic learning, and suggests how somatic learning/ knowing can be incorporated into the practice of adult education.


Women Learners In Higher Education: Transformational Vs. Transactional Leadership Development, Kathryn Mcatee, Catherine Hansman, Catherine Monaghan Aug 2008

Women Learners In Higher Education: Transformational Vs. Transactional Leadership Development, Kathryn Mcatee, Catherine Hansman, Catherine Monaghan

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this research is to gain a greater understanding of how women learn to be leaders in higher educational institutions.


Executive Summary: Isu Advance Collaborative Transformation Project: First Round Focal Department Synthesis Report, Sharon R. Bird, Diane M. Debinski Mar 2008

Executive Summary: Isu Advance Collaborative Transformation Project: First Round Focal Department Synthesis Report, Sharon R. Bird, Diane M. Debinski

Office of the Provost Reports

This report summarizes research from the Iowa State University ADVANCE Collaborative Transformation (CT) Project. The results discussed here are based on intensive research conducted within three STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) departments at ISU during 2006-2007. The report also reviews some of the activities within the departments aimed at enhancing workplace climate and improving recruitment, retention and promotion of diverse faculty that have been inspired and informed by the CT Project. These activities are funded by a 5 year grant from the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program, which is designed to create an infrastructure for transforming ...