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Questioning Privilege: Tools For Research And Teaching, Sarah Ray, Jill Zarestky Jan 2016

Questioning Privilege: Tools For Research And Teaching, Sarah Ray, Jill Zarestky

Adult Education Research Conference

Privilege and bias are important concepts for researchers and educators to examine, as part of doctoral training and as professional experiences develop. In this session, we explore tools and strategies for furthering awareness of privilege and bias for academics at all stages and for personal, research, and instructional use.


Walking Against The Grain: A Case Study Of Catholic Women‟S Social Justice Discourse, Practice And Spirituality In Post-Katrina New Orleans, Sherri K. Lawless Jun 2012

Walking Against The Grain: A Case Study Of Catholic Women‟S Social Justice Discourse, Practice And Spirituality In Post-Katrina New Orleans, Sherri K. Lawless

Adult Education Research Conference

This qualitative study explored the relationship between Catholic women adult educators‘ understanding of social justice and their engagement in anti-poverty activist practice with Hurricane Katrina survivors, in the context of a religiously-affiliated organization. While the privilege discourse was predominantly used by the eight activists interviewed, analysis also revealed that they understood social justice in multiple and layered ways. Specifically, these adult educator activists‘ enacted practice has a complexity that does not conform neatly to traditional conceptualizations of social justice. Keywords: Adult educator activists, Anti-poverty activism, Catholic social thought, Catholic women, Critical theory, Economic inequality, Homeless People, Katrina, Poverty, Spirituality, Social …


Critically Strategic Hrd: Possibility Or Pipe Dream?, Claire Kostopulos Nackoney, Tonette S. Rocco Oct 2008

Critically Strategic Hrd: Possibility Or Pipe Dream?, Claire Kostopulos Nackoney, Tonette S. Rocco

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper examines the strategic and critical paradigms of HRD theoretically, philosophically, conceptually, and practically. Recommendations for integrating the two paradigms are provided.


Cultural Components Of Technology And Its Implications For Adult Education, Jim Berger Sep 2008

Cultural Components Of Technology And Its Implications For Adult Education, Jim Berger

Adult Education Research Conference

This article seeks to describe technology and how its design and use embodies values embedded in the dominant culture and is meant to support the hegemonic goals of the dominant culture while suppressing the growth and development of marginalized groups and propose a means of researching between technology and adult learners.