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Going Deeper Into Profound Learning Through Intellectual Humility, Deep-Surface Learning, And Bildung, Michael Kroth, Laila Cornwall, George Watson Oct 2018

Going Deeper Into Profound Learning Through Intellectual Humility, Deep-Surface Learning, And Bildung, Michael Kroth, Laila Cornwall, George Watson

Adult Education Research Conference

Profound learning (PL) has recently been introduced as a possible approach and process for lifelong learning. Here, we look through the lens of Bildung, deep-surface learning, and intellectual humility to elaborate this developing construct.


Application Of Virtual And Augmented Reality To The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han, Doo Hun Lim, Chang Sung Jang, In Tak Kwon Jun 2018

Application Of Virtual And Augmented Reality To The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han, Doo Hun Lim, Chang Sung Jang, In Tak Kwon

Adult Education Research Conference

This research reviews the extant literature and web resources on Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) to provide new insights and future direction of adult learning. Based on the review, we discuss implications for research and practice on the use of VR and AR in the field of Adult Education.


Move Over, Descartes! Neuroscience Says You’Re Wrong., Kathleen Taylor, Catherine Marienau Jan 2018

Move Over, Descartes! Neuroscience Says You’Re Wrong., Kathleen Taylor, Catherine Marienau

Adult Education Research Conference

Recent discoveries in neuroscience—“we feel, therefore we learn”—contradict Descartes’ rejection of the body’s role in thinking. This presentation examines implications for adult learning.


Operationalizing And Researching Cosmopolitan Adult Education: Collaborative Inquiry Frameworks For Adult Educators’ International Cross-Cultural Study Of Learning And Knowing, Joellen E. Coryell Jan 2018

Operationalizing And Researching Cosmopolitan Adult Education: Collaborative Inquiry Frameworks For Adult Educators’ International Cross-Cultural Study Of Learning And Knowing, Joellen E. Coryell

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A discussion on cosmopolitan adult development and research in progress on the use of comparative, collaborative inquiry as a method to enhance adult educators’ cosmopolitan worldviews.


Perspectives On Informal Learning: Cross-Disciplinary Concepts And A New Venue For Adult Education, Jill Zarestky, Rhonda Struminger, Jeffrey Rodriguez, Rachel A. Short, A. Michelle Lawing Jan 2018

Perspectives On Informal Learning: Cross-Disciplinary Concepts And A New Venue For Adult Education, Jill Zarestky, Rhonda Struminger, Jeffrey Rodriguez, Rachel A. Short, A. Michelle Lawing

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Informal learning is a canonical concept in adult education but is used differently in other disciplines. We explore those differences and describe a new opportunity for adult education.


Using Critical Reflection To Effect Dispositional Change Toward Critical Thinking And Gain Insight Into Student Learning, Steven D. Koether Jan 2018

Using Critical Reflection To Effect Dispositional Change Toward Critical Thinking And Gain Insight Into Student Learning, Steven D. Koether

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The purpose of this research roundtable is to discuss the use of Brookfield’s Critical Incident Questionnaire to effect dispositional change in students toward critical thinking, gain greater instructor insight, and improve instruction. My preliminary, and future, work in this area derives from experience with undergraduate students taking a general education science course.


Informal Learning Within The Mother Daughter Dyad: Effect On Behavior And Attitude, Deanne G. Yates 2077423 Jan 2018

Informal Learning Within The Mother Daughter Dyad: Effect On Behavior And Attitude, Deanne G. Yates 2077423

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This roundtable will explore informal learning within the mother-daughter dyad and the role of informal learning on their perceptions of aging. The focus will be on how mothers and daughters understand the importance making meaning from an experience, memory, or conversation for learning to occur.


Online Instructional Design In The New World: Beyond Gagné, Briggs And Wager, Mary Wilson Jan 2018

Online Instructional Design In The New World: Beyond Gagné, Briggs And Wager, Mary Wilson

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MOOCs, Open Access, Badges... all these new technologies should provide a golden age for adult education online. Instead, profoundly traditional models of instructional design impose restrictions.


Faculty Teaching Improvement: Opportunities Within A Graduate Student & Faculty Community Of Practice, Jeremy Elliott-Engel, Donna Westfall-Rudd Jan 2018

Faculty Teaching Improvement: Opportunities Within A Graduate Student & Faculty Community Of Practice, Jeremy Elliott-Engel, Donna Westfall-Rudd

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Improving higher-education teaching is a growing focus on American colleges. A program was developed to train current PhD students in effective pedagogy practices. The Community of Practice resulted in current teaching faculty pedagogical improvement.


Growth Mindset In Adult Learning: Systematic Literature Review, Soo Jeoung Han, Vicki Stieha, Emily Poitevin, Tina L. Starnes Jan 2018

Growth Mindset In Adult Learning: Systematic Literature Review, Soo Jeoung Han, Vicki Stieha, Emily Poitevin, Tina L. Starnes

Adult Education Research Conference

We conducted a systematic literature review on mindsets to understand how a growth mindset is conceptualized and investigated in adult learning scholarly work.


Critical Reflection And Imaginative Engagement: Towards An Integrated Theory Of Transformative Learning, John M. Dirkx, Benjamin D. Espinoza, Steven Schlegel Jan 2018

Critical Reflection And Imaginative Engagement: Towards An Integrated Theory Of Transformative Learning, John M. Dirkx, Benjamin D. Espinoza, Steven Schlegel

Adult Education Research Conference

Based on a review of the literature, we propose an integrated approach to transformative learning that recognizes the importance of both the rational and affective, as well as the personal and the social dimensions in fostering self-understanding.


Dream Psychology Of North Korean Defectors In South Korea: Implicit Learning And Social Adjustment, Jinhee Choi Jan 2018

Dream Psychology Of North Korean Defectors In South Korea: Implicit Learning And Social Adjustment, Jinhee Choi

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper applies the theoretical framework of Fromm’s humanistic psychology to examine the reported content of North Korean defectors’ dreams during sleep and considers what the psychological data suggests about the defectors' past social experience in authoritarian North Korea and their present social situation as adults learning to adjust to a new life in neo-liberal South Korea.


Mandatory Continuing Education: Considerations Of Dewey And Ohliger’S Work, Craig M. Mcgill, Tonette S. Rocco Jan 2018

Mandatory Continuing Education: Considerations Of Dewey And Ohliger’S Work, Craig M. Mcgill, Tonette S. Rocco

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This paper explores discrepancies between Mandatory Continuing Education and Dewey’s ideas on authentic learning. Dewey believed education must serve the goals of the person and the society in which s/he lives.


Bullied, Hawked, And Scrutinized: Adult Literacy Practitioners’ Affective Reactions To State And Institutional Power, Amy Pickard Jan 2018

Bullied, Hawked, And Scrutinized: Adult Literacy Practitioners’ Affective Reactions To State And Institutional Power, Amy Pickard

Adult Education Research Conference

This study explores adult literacy practitioners’ affective responses to contemporary policy regimes, in order to inform efforts to improve working conditions for practitioners and, by extension, the educational experiences of learners.


Body, Social And Material Connections As Ways Of Knowing: A Reflection Of The Adult Smoker’S Experiences When Learning About And Using An Electronic Cigarette, Shari Hrabovsky Jan 2018

Body, Social And Material Connections As Ways Of Knowing: A Reflection Of The Adult Smoker’S Experiences When Learning About And Using An Electronic Cigarette, Shari Hrabovsky

Adult Education Research Conference

This study explores the body, as a site of learning and the impact of social, and material networks by investigating the lived experiences of adult smokers who use an electronic cigarette device to reduce or quit cigarette smoking.


Leveraging The Critical Incident Technique (Cit) In Identifying Effective Team Learning Thematic Variables, Constance Carpenter Jan 2018

Leveraging The Critical Incident Technique (Cit) In Identifying Effective Team Learning Thematic Variables, Constance Carpenter

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The research explores the reconceptualization of the Critical Incident Technique (CIT) as a systematic method to identify and to deconstruct team learning thematic variables associated with effective performance.


Learning Through On-Farm Apprenticeships: Labor Identities And Sociocultural Reproduction Within Alternative Agrifood Movements, Lorien E. Macauley, Kim L. Niewolny Jan 2018

Learning Through On-Farm Apprenticeships: Labor Identities And Sociocultural Reproduction Within Alternative Agrifood Movements, Lorien E. Macauley, Kim L. Niewolny

Adult Education Research Conference

On-farm apprenticeship is a site of sociocultural learning for beginning farmers, and also for identity politics, mediated by social movement learning processes. This critical ethnographic case study examines this activity.


Masculinity In Older Black Men: Implications For Adult Education, Manuel Solomon, Lorenzo Bowman Jan 2018

Masculinity In Older Black Men: Implications For Adult Education, Manuel Solomon, Lorenzo Bowman

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper examines the manifestation of masculinity among older Black men in the United States. The findings from a content analysis conducted on the covers of three popular magazines reveal that Black men embrace an alternative or complicit form of masculinity. This alternative or complicit form of masculinity can be an impediment to teaching and learning for Black men.


Mothers As “Others”: Identity Of Mothers Of Children With Disabilities And Adult Education Discourse, Tulare W. Park, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jan 2018

Mothers As “Others”: Identity Of Mothers Of Children With Disabilities And Adult Education Discourse, Tulare W. Park, Carol Rogers-Shaw

Adult Education Research Conference

This literature review will explore experiences and identity development of mothers of children with disabilities. Intersections between adult education and critical disability theory, as well as practice implications, are identified.


"Similar Souls On The Journey": Meaning-Making In A Contemplative Community Of Faculty Of Color, Jennifer L. Pemberton Jan 2018

"Similar Souls On The Journey": Meaning-Making In A Contemplative Community Of Faculty Of Color, Jennifer L. Pemberton

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper highlights the meaning, both personal and professional, made by participants in a community of faculty of color, with a focus on contemplative practices and pedagogy.


Community Organizing In/As Adult Education, Thomas Archibald Jan 2018

Community Organizing In/As Adult Education, Thomas Archibald

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this paper is to explore the conceptual and practical overlaps of adult education and community organizing, in an effort to promote participation, equity, and justice through adult education.


Searching For Own Space: Korean Female Graduate Students’ (Re)Construction Of Their Professional Selves In The U.S. Academia, Heh Youn Shin, Hyewon Park Jan 2018

Searching For Own Space: Korean Female Graduate Students’ (Re)Construction Of Their Professional Selves In The U.S. Academia, Heh Youn Shin, Hyewon Park

Adult Education Research Conference

Taking the transnational feminist approach, the purpose of this study is to investigate the perceptions and experiences of Korean female graduate students in the U.S. higher education institution and the host society.


Investigating The Perceptions And Characteristics Of The Undergraduate And Graduate Students On Cyber-Mobbullyism In Higher Education, Mitsunori Misawa Jan 2018

Investigating The Perceptions And Characteristics Of The Undergraduate And Graduate Students On Cyber-Mobbullyism In Higher Education, Mitsunori Misawa

Adult Education Research Conference

This presentation will focus on the examination of undergraduate and graduate students’ perceptions and characteristics of cyber-mobbullying in higher education. Practical implications for adult educators will also be provided.


Examining The Embodied Learning Experiences About Gender In Gay And Bisexual Male Actors, Ted Mccadden, Robin Redmon Wright Jan 2018

Examining The Embodied Learning Experiences About Gender In Gay And Bisexual Male Actors, Ted Mccadden, Robin Redmon Wright

Adult Education Research Conference

Using the theoretical frameworks of embodied learning and gender performativity, we examine the narratives of nine other-than-heterosexual adult male actors for their experiences of gender identity development through theatre performance.


The Times They Are A Changing (Or Are They?): Exploring The Impact Of The Tenure Process On Racialized Faculty At A Us And An Anglophone Caribbean Institution, Dianne Ramdeholl, Mervin Chisholm Jan 2018

The Times They Are A Changing (Or Are They?): Exploring The Impact Of The Tenure Process On Racialized Faculty At A Us And An Anglophone Caribbean Institution, Dianne Ramdeholl, Mervin Chisholm

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper builds on two completed studies charting faculty perceptions of student evaluations in the tenure process in a US and Caribbean context offering recommendations for new faculty of color.


Conceptualizing Entrepreneurial Education As A Social Justice Endeavor, Sarah M. Ray, Jill Zarestky, Lisa Baumgartner Jan 2018

Conceptualizing Entrepreneurial Education As A Social Justice Endeavor, Sarah M. Ray, Jill Zarestky, Lisa Baumgartner

Adult Education Research Conference

Entrepreneurial education is typically capitalist and overlooks social change efforts. Grounded in the literature, we argue progressive adult education has potential to transform entrepreneurial education into a social justice endeavor.


Women University Presidents: Learning Through Leadership Development Programs, Christiana Horn Jan 2018

Women University Presidents: Learning Through Leadership Development Programs, Christiana Horn

Adult Education Research Conference

Women administrators face a number of challenges in their pursuit of a university presidency. Leadership development programs provide valuable learning experiences that strengthen their potential of becoming a university president.


Contributing Factors To The Low Rate Of Diverse Female Faculty In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham Jan 2018

Contributing Factors To The Low Rate Of Diverse Female Faculty In Athletic Training Education Programs, Carrie Graham

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper presents qualitative data as factors contributing to the disproportionate rate of female faculty across Distinct Racial and Ethnic Identities in athletic training education programs.


The Impact Of Colors On Learning, Bo Chang, Renmei Xu, Tiffany Watt Jan 2018

The Impact Of Colors On Learning, Bo Chang, Renmei Xu, Tiffany Watt

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this review paper is to find out how colors can impact leaners’ learning by manipulating their cognition and emotions.


Career Pathways Programming For Adult Learners In Three U.S. Cities, Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Sheri Suarez Foreman, Mark Needle, Becky Raymond, Blaire Willson Toso Jan 2018

Career Pathways Programming For Adult Learners In Three U.S. Cities, Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Sheri Suarez Foreman, Mark Needle, Becky Raymond, Blaire Willson Toso

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This paper presents key findings from a researcher-practitioner partnership that examined career pathways programming among adult education providers in Chicago, Houston, and Miami.