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Creating Future Agricultural Leaders Within Native Nations Of Oklahoma, Jann S. Hayman Jan 2022

Creating Future Agricultural Leaders Within Native Nations Of Oklahoma, Jann S. Hayman

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This research looks at the agricultural history and current agricultural systems of four Oklahoma-based Native nations and the College of the Muscogee Nation. The study also specifically looks at the development of future agricultural leaders.


Beyond A Safe Space: Developing A Climate To Affirm Lgbtq+ Students, Ashley R. Stroud Jan 2022

Beyond A Safe Space: Developing A Climate To Affirm Lgbtq+ Students, Ashley R. Stroud

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The purpose of this inquiry is to theorize how teachers can move beyond a safe space into brave spaces that affirm LGBTQ+ youth.


Re-Conceptualizing Ethical Practices In Adult Education In Contemporary Society Using An Ethics-Centered Practice, Mitsunori Misawa, Patricia J. Higgins Jan 2022

Re-Conceptualizing Ethical Practices In Adult Education In Contemporary Society Using An Ethics-Centered Practice, Mitsunori Misawa, Patricia J. Higgins

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This presentation will focus on re-conceptualizing and exploring ethical practices in adult education from the previous literature on ethics and developing an ethics-centered practice for modern adult education.


Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered, And Queer (Lgbtq) People And Adult Education: An Examination Of Literature In Adult Education 2010-2020, Lisa Baumgartner, Lauren Chaney, Humberto De Faria Santos, Steven Schmidt Jan 2022

Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered, And Queer (Lgbtq) People And Adult Education: An Examination Of Literature In Adult Education 2010-2020, Lisa Baumgartner, Lauren Chaney, Humberto De Faria Santos, Steven Schmidt

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We discuss our review of LGBTQ issues in adult education journals between 2010 and 2020. We pose several topics for discussion based on our findings.


Adult Civic Educators’ Educational Needs Assessment In The Context Of South Korea, Joon Heo, Jihyun Kim, Yeji Lee Jan 2022

Adult Civic Educators’ Educational Needs Assessment In The Context Of South Korea, Joon Heo, Jihyun Kim, Yeji Lee

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This study measured current and required levels of educational capacities of adult civic educators in South Korea. The pairwise comparisons provided implications for more urgent and important professional development areas.


Preliminary Analysis: Is There Enough Definitional Clarity Of Food Literacy For Food Security?, Sneha Roy, Jeffrey Zacharakis Jan 2022

Preliminary Analysis: Is There Enough Definitional Clarity Of Food Literacy For Food Security?, Sneha Roy, Jeffrey Zacharakis

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We conducted a systematic review of the literature (2001 - 2021) to investigate the definitional clarity of food literacy for food security among adults. Our findings suggest the need for a more precise definition of food literacy.


“Life Giving Experience” And Learning Transfer For Educators In Under Resourced Roman Catholic Schools, Peggy Brun, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Corinne Brion Jan 2022

“Life Giving Experience” And Learning Transfer For Educators In Under Resourced Roman Catholic Schools, Peggy Brun, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Corinne Brion

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This research explored the nature of learning transfer for alumni of the Teacher Formation program (TF), generating findings of significance for adult learning.


Decoloniality As Methodological Praxis, Eric J. Hunting Jan 2022

Decoloniality As Methodological Praxis, Eric J. Hunting

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This paper examines decoloniality and ethnographic research using Maria Lugones' theoretical conceptualization of motion and stasis. In doing so, this supports developing a decolonial praxis-oriented toward culturally responsive research.


A Decade Of Prior Learning Assessment: A Systematic Review Of Global Literature, Carrie J. Boden, Catherine A. Cherrstrom, Todd Sherron Jan 2022

A Decade Of Prior Learning Assessment: A Systematic Review Of Global Literature, Carrie J. Boden, Catherine A. Cherrstrom, Todd Sherron

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Prior learning assessment (PLA) offers a powerful tool to adult learners. The purpose of this review was to systematically examine the global academic literature related to PLA over a decade.


Quality In Canadian And Swedish Adult Education Policy, Johanna Mufic Jan 2022

Quality In Canadian And Swedish Adult Education Policy, Johanna Mufic

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The aim of this paper is to compare and critically scrutinize how quality is construed in Canadian and Swedish adult education policy. The empirical data consists of policy documents and interviews conducted with adult educators.


Reconsidering Culture In Research: Attracting And Retaining Culturally Diverse Research Participants, Cheri L. Hatcher Jan 2022

Reconsidering Culture In Research: Attracting And Retaining Culturally Diverse Research Participants, Cheri L. Hatcher

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The U.S. Census projects that by 2060, minorities will comprise 60 percent of the population, presenting challenges to researchers using human subjects with widening cultural, gender, identity, and disability characteristics.


Deming’S System Of Profound Knowledge And Continuous Improvement, Donna Daniels, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman Jan 2022

Deming’S System Of Profound Knowledge And Continuous Improvement, Donna Daniels, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman

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The aim of this review was to conceptualize continuous and lifelong learning within Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge framework to explore individual learning processes occurring over time.


The Determinants Of Adult Education And Training Participation In The Us: A Machine Learning Approach, Chang Sung Jang, Junghwa Choi, Romit Maulik, Doo Hun Lim Jan 2022

The Determinants Of Adult Education And Training Participation In The Us: A Machine Learning Approach, Chang Sung Jang, Junghwa Choi, Romit Maulik, Doo Hun Lim

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This study aims to explore the determinants of adult education and training (AET) participation of working adults. Through random forest analysis, we discovered important factors contributing to AET participation.


Creating Connection By Design: Supporting Adult Learners By Building Inclusive Online Academic Communities, Kari Sheward, Carol Rogers-Shaw, Tulare W. Park Jan 2022

Creating Connection By Design: Supporting Adult Learners By Building Inclusive Online Academic Communities, Kari Sheward, Carol Rogers-Shaw, Tulare W. Park

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Students are struggling to build online connections in classrooms. This instructional model provides strategies for working with learners with social skill, mental health, and communication challenges to improve community.


Moving From Warrior To Guardian: Informal Learning In Police And Community Relations, Kyle Znamenak, Catherine A. Hansman Jan 2022

Moving From Warrior To Guardian: Informal Learning In Police And Community Relations, Kyle Znamenak, Catherine A. Hansman

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This qualitative research explores the informal learning experiences of police officers that contributes to patrol officers' learning, knowledge, and skills in developing and sustaining community relations within urban contexts.


Modeling Keynesian Consumption Function For Community Financial Education, Michael Elonge Jan 2022

Modeling Keynesian Consumption Function For Community Financial Education, Michael Elonge

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Modeling Keynesian Consumption Function for Community Financial Education demonstrates a basic teaching to caseworkers to develop their financial education skills to become better financial mentors to the communities they serve.


Fundamentals Of Digital Health Literacy: A Review Of The Literature, Junghwan Kim, Bora Jin, Miranda A. Livingston, Miriam D. Henan, Jihee Hwang Jan 2022

Fundamentals Of Digital Health Literacy: A Review Of The Literature, Junghwan Kim, Bora Jin, Miranda A. Livingston, Miriam D. Henan, Jihee Hwang

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This study aims to identify the concept of digital health literacy by reviewing contemporary literature. For this purpose, we examine not only a way of understating the concept but also its core competencies by comparing them to those of digital literacy and health literacy.


Science Café As A Gateway For Adult Learning: A Brief Systematic Literature Review, Chynar Amanova Jan 2022

Science Café As A Gateway For Adult Learning: A Brief Systematic Literature Review, Chynar Amanova

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This paper provided a review of the studies on science cafés with the purpose of drawing attention of higher education practitioners to the importance of cafés in educating adult population.


The Roles Of Global Workers’ Education In The Transnational Movement, Jaeung Kim Jan 2022

The Roles Of Global Workers’ Education In The Transnational Movement, Jaeung Kim

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This study analyzes the role of workers’ education at the global level in building a transnational labor movement through the case of the Global Labour University.


Ethical Challenges Of Artificial Intelligence Text Generators, Robin Yap, Edward Perry Jan 2022

Ethical Challenges Of Artificial Intelligence Text Generators, Robin Yap, Edward Perry

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AI-text generators thrust academia into an evaluation of the standards of student performance. New technology created new barriers but also potential opportunities to re-evaluate academic excellence. Greater alignment is needed to address our new classroom reality.


Learning Of Older Adults In Makerspaces, Yong Ju Jung, Hyewon Park, Ellen L. Rubenstein Jan 2022

Learning Of Older Adults In Makerspaces, Yong Ju Jung, Hyewon Park, Ellen L. Rubenstein

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To address inclusion and equity issues related to older adults in makerspaces, we examine the void in current discussions of the maker movement and its intersection with adult learning theories.


Where In The World? Adult Educator Learning And Professional Development Leading Study Abroad Programs, Joellen E. Coryell, Cheri Hatcher Jan 2022

Where In The World? Adult Educator Learning And Professional Development Leading Study Abroad Programs, Joellen E. Coryell, Cheri Hatcher

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In this summary of on-going research, we discuss our investigation about adult educator motivations and professional development to lead study abroad programs for adults.


Pandemic Teaching: Exploration Of Instructional Method Shifts, Leann M. R. Kaiser, Kelly Mckenna, Diana Saade Jan 2022

Pandemic Teaching: Exploration Of Instructional Method Shifts, Leann M. R. Kaiser, Kelly Mckenna, Diana Saade

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COVID-19 forced educators to unexpectedly move to distance teaching, requiring a shift in instructional methods. This study examined practices instructors integrated into their online and face-to-face facilitation over the long term.


Harnessing Fishers’ Knowledge For Sustainable Fishery On Lake Victoria: The Case Of Wakiso District Kigungu Fishing Ground Uganda, Zula Namubiru, George Openjujru Ladaah, Josje Van Der Linden, Kellen Aganyira Jan 2022

Harnessing Fishers’ Knowledge For Sustainable Fishery On Lake Victoria: The Case Of Wakiso District Kigungu Fishing Ground Uganda, Zula Namubiru, George Openjujru Ladaah, Josje Van Der Linden, Kellen Aganyira

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This study will explore fishers’ ways of learning through participatory action research; fostering lifelong learning and reflections informally/ non-formally enabling participation in the conservation of the fishery resource contrary to the top-down approach.


Youth And Adult Education In The Context Of Student Movements: The Cases Of Egypt, Puerto Rico, And Chile, Maria A. Vetter, Mai Atta, Kamil M. Gerónimo-López, Javier M. Campos-Martínez, John D. Holst Jan 2022

Youth And Adult Education In The Context Of Student Movements: The Cases Of Egypt, Puerto Rico, And Chile, Maria A. Vetter, Mai Atta, Kamil M. Gerónimo-López, Javier M. Campos-Martínez, John D. Holst

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Participants of the student movements in Egypt, Puerto Rico, and Chile present on their experiential learning in the context of the social movements that took place between 2005 and 2019.


Foucauldian Discourse Analysis Of Bullying Power Dynamics In Higher Education, Essie-Elizabeth Pippins, Esther Pippins Jan 2022

Foucauldian Discourse Analysis Of Bullying Power Dynamics In Higher Education, Essie-Elizabeth Pippins, Esther Pippins

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This study utilizes Foucauldian discourse analysis to examine how tenured faculty members and adjunct instructors experience bullying through language and micro-aggressive behaviors, a particular focus on gender bullying.


Emerging Inclusion And Diversity Policies In Military Learning Environments: Supporting Organizational Change And Breaking Down The Status Quo, Susan Yelich Biniecki, Paul Berg Jan 2022

Emerging Inclusion And Diversity Policies In Military Learning Environments: Supporting Organizational Change And Breaking Down The Status Quo, Susan Yelich Biniecki, Paul Berg

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Emerging inclusion and diversity policies within the US military require unique adult education approaches to break down the status quo, facilitate learning for social change, and strengthen force resiliency.


Workplace Injustice: Catalyzing Organizational Change For African American Women In Academia, Abbie Salcedo, Jeremy Bohonos Jan 2022

Workplace Injustice: Catalyzing Organizational Change For African American Women In Academia, Abbie Salcedo, Jeremy Bohonos

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Following George Floyd's death, few studies have examined the effectiveness of Diversity and Inclusion programs. This article will examine the impact of racial workplace injustice among African American women faculty.


A Preliminary Investigation Of Complexity Theory’S Potential To Redefine And Reinvigorate The Field Of Adult Education, Jeff Zacharakis Jan 2022

A Preliminary Investigation Of Complexity Theory’S Potential To Redefine And Reinvigorate The Field Of Adult Education, Jeff Zacharakis

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Complex adaptive systems inherently fill niches, as one niche is filled another niche is created, hence these systems are never stable. This roundtable explores utilizing complexity theory to reimagine the future of adult education graduate programs.


Developing Profoundabilities: A New Model For Adult Educators, Carol Rogers Shaw, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman Jan 2022

Developing Profoundabilities: A New Model For Adult Educators, Carol Rogers Shaw, Michael Kroth, Davin Carr-Chellman

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The Profoundabilities Model of human potentiality highlights the development of remarkable abilities in all learners. It emphasizes well-being and flourishing through a strength-based approach to adult education.