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Full-Text Articles in Education

Relationships Developed Abroad: Impacts On Learning During A Short-Term Field Study In Italy, Brittany Marie Davis, Joellen E. Coryell Jan 2017

Relationships Developed Abroad: Impacts On Learning During A Short-Term Field Study In Italy, Brittany Marie Davis, Joellen E. Coryell

Adult Education Research Conference

This study examines graduate student’s experiences with personal relationships developed during a short-term international field study in Italy and how these relationships enhanced their learning abroad.


Learning Agility: The Nexus Between Learning Organization, Transformative Learning, And Adaptive Performance, Doo H. Lim, Min Hee Yoo, Junghwan Kim, Spencer A. Brickell Jan 2017

Learning Agility: The Nexus Between Learning Organization, Transformative Learning, And Adaptive Performance, Doo H. Lim, Min Hee Yoo, Junghwan Kim, Spencer A. Brickell

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study is to establish a model of learning agility that is connected with transformative learning and the double-loop learning of organizational learning. Also, this study aims to identify the mediating role of learning agility on the relationship between learning organization, transformative learning, and adaptive performance.


Community Engagement In Climate Change: Models Of Culturally Appropriate Citizen Science: Theorizing From The Literature, Lisa Baumgartner, Jill Zarestky Jan 2017

Community Engagement In Climate Change: Models Of Culturally Appropriate Citizen Science: Theorizing From The Literature, Lisa Baumgartner, Jill Zarestky

Adult Education Research Conference

Climate change is increasingly affecting people in rural and indigenous communities. This paper explores opportunities for adult educators to develop and support community programs related to environmental change and preservation.


Educators’ Reflections On Empowerment In A Gender Responsive Program For Women Offenders, Carolyn L. Sandoval, Lisa M. Baumgartner Jan 2017

Educators’ Reflections On Empowerment In A Gender Responsive Program For Women Offenders, Carolyn L. Sandoval, Lisa M. Baumgartner

Adult Education Research Conference

We explore women educators’ experiences teaching in a gender-responsive program for women who are incarcerated. Themes including fostering empowerment, motivations for teaching, and tensions teaching emancipatory content in jail.


Inclusive Workforce Education: Towards A Feminist Pedagogy For Vocational Programs, Sarah Ray, Ovidio Galvan, Jill Zarestky Jan 2017

Inclusive Workforce Education: Towards A Feminist Pedagogy For Vocational Programs, Sarah Ray, Ovidio Galvan, Jill Zarestky

Adult Education Research Conference

Vocational education provides economic opportunity but often excludes women. The present literature review lays the foundation to develop relevant feminist perspectives and guide the inclusion efforts of community colleges.


The Effect Of Mentoring On U.S. Vs. Foreign-Born Faculty's Self-Esteem And Job Satisfaction, Tony Lee, Doo H. Lim, Johyun Kim Jan 2017

The Effect Of Mentoring On U.S. Vs. Foreign-Born Faculty's Self-Esteem And Job Satisfaction, Tony Lee, Doo H. Lim, Johyun Kim

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship among mentoring, self-esteem, and job satisfaction between U.S.-born and foreign-born faculty members in 21 research universities based on their country of origin, marital status, faculty ranking, tenure, and mentoring status.


Utilizing Adult Learning Principles To Understand Students’ Perception Of Integrating Open-Access Resources Into Nutrition Curriculum: A Survey Research, Kathleen M. Hoss-Cruz, Haijun Kang Jan 2017

Utilizing Adult Learning Principles To Understand Students’ Perception Of Integrating Open-Access Resources Into Nutrition Curriculum: A Survey Research, Kathleen M. Hoss-Cruz, Haijun Kang

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this research roundtable is to discuss how principles of adult learning could be used to make sense of student experiences with an open-access resource used in a basic level nutrition course.


Developing Mindful Leadership Among Learners, Wendy Griswold Jan 2017

Developing Mindful Leadership Among Learners, Wendy Griswold

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable presents preliminary findings from a study on teaching mindfulness skills to adults seeking to acquire leadership skills. Impact on participant learning in terms of both course content and self-discovery will be evaluated.


Extension Cord: Powering Adult Education Through Cooperative Extension Programs, Jackson C. Alexander, Kenda S. Grover, Kit Kacirek, Shelly Walters Jan 2017

Extension Cord: Powering Adult Education Through Cooperative Extension Programs, Jackson C. Alexander, Kenda S. Grover, Kit Kacirek, Shelly Walters

Adult Education Research Conference

Cooperative Extension provides opportunities for adult learning in a variety of settings. The study identified perceptions of county agents related to their role in community development and adult education.


Adaptive Learning And Returning Adult Online Students, Andrea Gregg, Lynne Johnson Jan 2017

Adaptive Learning And Returning Adult Online Students, Andrea Gregg, Lynne Johnson

Adult Education Research Conference

Many returning adults choose online education for its flexibility but sometimes require additional preparation. We will discuss an adaptive learning pilot to address academic remediation and share preliminary research findings.


The Black Panther Party And Emancipatory Adult Education, Geleana D. Alston Ph.D. Jan 2017

The Black Panther Party And Emancipatory Adult Education, Geleana D. Alston Ph.D.

Adult Education Research Conference

This session will illuminate the emancipatory adult educational efforts of the Black Panther Party Community Programs from 1966-1982.


How Can Parent Education Be Used As A Resource To Improve And Promote Healthy Relationships With Children?, Brittany J. Riggins Jan 2017

How Can Parent Education Be Used As A Resource To Improve And Promote Healthy Relationships With Children?, Brittany J. Riggins

Adult Education Research Conference

From my observations I realized that if parents used education as a resource to educate themselves on how to communicate and use the knowledge acquired through parenting courses maybe relationships with their children would be less strained.


Educational Gerontology And Historically Black Colleges And Universities, Onna T. Jordan Ms Jan 2017

Educational Gerontology And Historically Black Colleges And Universities, Onna T. Jordan Ms

Adult Education Research Conference

Older adult learners account for a significant percentage of the educational market, forcing educational institutions to identify and adjust educational programs to reflect older learners needs, outcomes, and motives.


Exploring The Components Of A Culturally Responsive Faculty Development Program, China Jenkins Jan 2017

Exploring The Components Of A Culturally Responsive Faculty Development Program, China Jenkins

Adult Education Research Conference

In this session, the presenter explores the existing literature to examine the components of a culturally responsive faculty development program.


Developing Knowledge And Theory In The Field Of Adult Education: Research Conferences In The 1960’S, Catherine A. Hansman, Amy D. Rose Jan 2017

Developing Knowledge And Theory In The Field Of Adult Education: Research Conferences In The 1960’S, Catherine A. Hansman, Amy D. Rose

Adult Education Research Conference

This historical study examines the role of research and the development of adult education research conferences, including the eventual founding and establishment of the Adult Education Research Conference (AERC).


Experiences Of Students From The African Diaspora At Predominantly White Institutions (Pwi)., Sarah M. Ray Jan 2017

Experiences Of Students From The African Diaspora At Predominantly White Institutions (Pwi)., Sarah M. Ray

Adult Education Research Conference

Experiences of profiling, racism and discrimination are a part of life for many students in America. Perceptions of non-white, African International students about African American students is influenced by stereotypes and inadequate historical context of Black American experiences. This qualitative study addresses Black students from various parts of the African diaspora's experiences of racism, and perceptions of race/ethnic-based biases during their educational experiences in a predominantly white institution (PWI), through semi-structured interviews.


The Transformation Of Chinese Only-Child Parents In Empty-Nests, Fujuan Tan Jan 2017

The Transformation Of Chinese Only-Child Parents In Empty-Nests, Fujuan Tan

Adult Education Research Conference

This qualitative research investigates the transformation of Chinese only-child parents in empty-nests through attending cultural activities in the Chinese community, when their only children leave home and become independent.


Career Construction As A Way To Promote Self-Determined Vocational Choices Of People With Disabilities, Chang-Kyu Kwon Jan 2017

Career Construction As A Way To Promote Self-Determined Vocational Choices Of People With Disabilities, Chang-Kyu Kwon

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this round table is to discuss how transformative learning theory can be utilized to increase the quality of career development and vocational rehabilitation of people with disabilities.


Effective And Necessary Professional Development For Science Teachers As States Adopt Ngss, Anne M. Krebs Jan 2017

Effective And Necessary Professional Development For Science Teachers As States Adopt Ngss, Anne M. Krebs

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable will explore the efficacy of professional development opportunities designed to support science teachers during the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).


"Do The Hard Work": Identity Development And First Year Doctoral Students, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Carol Rogers Shaw Jan 2017

"Do The Hard Work": Identity Development And First Year Doctoral Students, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Carol Rogers Shaw

Adult Education Research Conference

This qualitative, phenomenological study examined the experiences of first year graduate students learning to become doctoral students in education doctoral programs. Findings include the centrality of identity development and social justice.


Exploring Programmatic Issues Which Affect Continuing Legal Education In Kansas, Holly B. Fisher, W. Franklin Spikes Jan 2017

Exploring Programmatic Issues Which Affect Continuing Legal Education In Kansas, Holly B. Fisher, W. Franklin Spikes

Adult Education Research Conference

This mixed methods research study identified common mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) practices by Kansas providers and evaluated these against established adult and continuing education best practices.


The Role Of Community Benefits Agreements For Community Development, Social Justice Adult Education, And Program Planning, Kayla Savage, Susan Yelich Biniecki Jan 2017

The Role Of Community Benefits Agreements For Community Development, Social Justice Adult Education, And Program Planning, Kayla Savage, Susan Yelich Biniecki

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this roundtable is to facilitate discussion and debate about the role of community benefits agreements in community development, social justice education, and program planning within community development contexts.


“Creating What I Think I Should Be Doing”: Contradictions And Learning Of College Job Changers, Joann S. Olson, Junghwan Kim Jan 2017

“Creating What I Think I Should Be Doing”: Contradictions And Learning Of College Job Changers, Joann S. Olson, Junghwan Kim

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable, and the study it is based on, outlines how non-faculty staff at a small college described their own workplace learning after a “significant” job change (as defined by the participant).


Evaluating The Application Of Andragogical Principles Beyond The Classroom, Keith O. Robinson, Myrah Wilson, Saishae Mcneill-Cook Jan 2017

Evaluating The Application Of Andragogical Principles Beyond The Classroom, Keith O. Robinson, Myrah Wilson, Saishae Mcneill-Cook

Adult Education Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Mixed Gender High Performance Optimization (Hpo) Teams: The Roles Of Adult Learning Theories In The Enhancement Of Endurance Teams’ Capabilities, Constance Carpenter Jan 2017

Mixed Gender High Performance Optimization (Hpo) Teams: The Roles Of Adult Learning Theories In The Enhancement Of Endurance Teams’ Capabilities, Constance Carpenter

Adult Education Research Conference

High performance optimization endurance teams perform complex tasks requiring rapid decision making under chaotic conditions. The discussion explores the application of theoretical foundations when planning adult education programs for teams.


African-American Males In Higher Education, Cedric G. Sanders Jan 2017

African-American Males In Higher Education, Cedric G. Sanders

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this roundtable proposal is to present and frame a future research project challenging the narrative of disparity on African-American males in higher education and advocate the need for scholarship that focuses on positive stories of how African-American males navigate in higher education.


Group Size And Adult International Field Study Programs: A Literature Review, Natalia Mora, Brittany Davis, Joellen E. Coryell Phd Jan 2017

Group Size And Adult International Field Study Programs: A Literature Review, Natalia Mora, Brittany Davis, Joellen E. Coryell Phd

Adult Education Research Conference

Traveling in a group impacts the learning process abroad. This literature review examines established research about the effects of group sizes on learning when studying abroad as an adult.


Using An Experiential Learning Design To Teach Photography In Agricultural Communications, Lindsay W. Kennedy, Cindy Akers, Rachel B. Jackson Jan 2017

Using An Experiential Learning Design To Teach Photography In Agricultural Communications, Lindsay W. Kennedy, Cindy Akers, Rachel B. Jackson

Journal of Applied Communications

Photography is an important competency of agricultural communications graduates and is a core skill taught in the discipline’s curriculum. The [department] at [university] offers an undergraduate photography course twice yearly in two semester formats: a traditional spring semester where photography principles are taught in the classroom and a 12-day experiential intersession semester that allows for flexibility in how and where the course is taught. Both semesters utilize the same instructor, assignments, and grading rubric. While much agricultural communications research has focused on photography as a needed skill, few studies examine photography teaching methods. The purpose of this study was to …