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Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). An Inquiry Into Adult Education, Teacher Training, Vocational Education, And Women's Education, Kariman Mahmoud Jun 2024

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). An Inquiry Into Adult Education, Teacher Training, Vocational Education, And Women's Education, Kariman Mahmoud

Adult Education Research Conference

Despite Gandhi’s contributions to education, little research has explored his accomplishments in adult education. This paper sheds light on Gandhi's reflections on adult education, teachers' training, vocational, and women's education.


A Literature Review Of Men-Centered Articles In The Adult Education Research Conference Proceedings 1997-2022, Lisa Baumgartner Jun 2024

A Literature Review Of Men-Centered Articles In The Adult Education Research Conference Proceedings 1997-2022, Lisa Baumgartner

Adult Education Research Conference

Abstract: I reviewed men-centered articles in the Adult Education Research Conference Proceedings between 1997-2022 to learn how men were portrayed and how hegemonic masculinity was demonstrated.


Does Neurodiversity Have A Place In Adult Education’S Discussion Of Diversity And Social Justice?, Tulare W. Park, John Szabo, Kari Sheward, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jun 2024

Does Neurodiversity Have A Place In Adult Education’S Discussion Of Diversity And Social Justice?, Tulare W. Park, John Szabo, Kari Sheward, Carol Rogers-Shaw

Adult Education Research Conference

This literature review explores the place of neurodivergent adults in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging policies and practices and the relationship between neurodiversity and social justice initiatives in adult education.


Parents’ Learning In Family Literacy Programming: Findings From A Four-Year, Mixed-Methods Evaluation, Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Elisabeth Grinder Mclean, Jungeun Lee Jun 2024

Parents’ Learning In Family Literacy Programming: Findings From A Four-Year, Mixed-Methods Evaluation, Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Elisabeth Grinder Mclean, Jungeun Lee

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper reports findings from a mixed-methods evaluation of five family literacy programs in Philadelphia, mainly serving immigrant mothers. The paper focuses on parents' educational, personal, social, and parenting outcomes.


Feminist Pedagogy In Adult Learning Settings: A Literature Review Of Articles In Adult Learning 1989-2022, Lihua Shang, Lisa Baumgartner Jan 2024

Feminist Pedagogy In Adult Learning Settings: A Literature Review Of Articles In Adult Learning 1989-2022, Lihua Shang, Lisa Baumgartner

Adult Education Research Conference

Adopting an integrated literature review approach, this study analyzes how feminist pedagogy is manifested in articles in Adult Learning between 1989 and 2022.


A Literature Review Of Geographic Representation In Adult Education Research, Angela Kissel Jan 2024

A Literature Review Of Geographic Representation In Adult Education Research, Angela Kissel

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this literature review is to determine how adult education research is geographically represented by topic and population in three adult education journals from 1998 through 2023.


Jan Shikshan Sansthan - Ministry Of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship, Government Of India Scheme For Non/Neo Literates – A Case Study, Yugant Patra Jun 2023

Jan Shikshan Sansthan - Ministry Of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship, Government Of India Scheme For Non/Neo Literates – A Case Study, Yugant Patra

Adult Education Research Conference

The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) (translated into English as People Education Institute) is an initiative of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India to improve occupational skills and technical knowledge of non/neo literates and persons having a rudimentary level of education but not completing high school in rural and semi-urban areas. The initiative aims to increase efficiency, increase productive ability, and enhance livelihood opportunities for such individuals specially targeted towards underprivileged sections of society. With the transformation in the open economy and social setup of India over the years, this initiative has become important in the economic …


The Representation Of Women In Adult Education Quarterly 1985-2022: A Literature Review, Lisa Baumgartner, Lauren Chaney Jan 2023

The Representation Of Women In Adult Education Quarterly 1985-2022: A Literature Review, Lisa Baumgartner, Lauren Chaney

Adult Education Research Conference

This literature review explores how women are portrayed in Adult Education Quarterly from 1985-2022. Findings indicate increased use of critical frameworks and multiple ways in which women are portrayed.


The Fear Of Flying: Reflections On Retirement, Jeffrey Zacharakis Jan 2023

The Fear Of Flying: Reflections On Retirement, Jeffrey Zacharakis

Adult Education Research Conference

I explore how I have defined adult education through my actions and decisions, how has adult education defined who I am, and how has adult education changed during my career.


Nadezhda Krupskaya’S Contributions To Early Soviet Adult Education Theory And Practice., Kate Antanovich, Esther Prins Jan 2023

Nadezhda Krupskaya’S Contributions To Early Soviet Adult Education Theory And Practice., Kate Antanovich, Esther Prins

Adult Education Research Conference

This article examines Nadezhda Krupskaya’s contribution to early Soviet adult education, outlines key principles of her adult education theory, and discusses tensions and challenges in implementing them in the Soviet context.


We Can’T Change It Until We Face It: A Counternarrative For Racial Justice, Dianne Ramdeholl Jan 2023

We Can’T Change It Until We Face It: A Counternarrative For Racial Justice, Dianne Ramdeholl

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper extends on a recent book I co-authored which documented struggles of racialized faculty in academia. This autoethnography offers further observations about racism in academia.


Assessing Colonization’S Historic And Enduring Impact On Native American Food Culture From An Adult Education Perspective, Angela Kissel Jan 2023

Assessing Colonization’S Historic And Enduring Impact On Native American Food Culture From An Adult Education Perspective, Angela Kissel

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this Research Roundtable is to connect pre- and post-colonization adult education discourse to the historic and continued preservation of Native American food culture.


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

Adult Education Research Conference

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.


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

Adult Education Research Conference

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.


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

Adult Education Research Conference

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.


A Model For Becoming An Inclusive Adult Educator: Designing For Disability, Tulare W. Park, Kayla D. Mohney, Erica R. Moore, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jan 2022

A Model For Becoming An Inclusive Adult Educator: Designing For Disability, Tulare W. Park, Kayla D. Mohney, Erica R. Moore, Carol Rogers-Shaw

Adult Education Research Conference

This evidence-based model of inclusive teaching offers knowledge and practical applications for adult educators. It provides strategies for equitably addressing all student needs, particularly those with disabilities.


Strengthening Adult Literacy Through Creative Writing, Elizabeth Santiago Jan 2021

Strengthening Adult Literacy Through Creative Writing, Elizabeth Santiago

Adult Education Research Conference

This Roundtable will discuss a qualitative study that investigated how creative writing strengthens and deepens the literacy skills of adults. Specifically, the study explores two sub-questions: How can creative writing processes support students’ achievement of personal and/or academic goals? How does a curricular focus on individual storytelling build literacy confidence and/or student agency? Data include: pre- and post-surveys, pre- and post-interviews, curriculum design based on best practices in writing instruction and adult learning, and student writing. The study suggests that creative writing is a viable and effective tool to promote literacy acquisition, build student voice, and support student-centred learning.


The Impact Of Teacher Methodology Training For Higher Education Faculty Members, Nicole R. Baker Apr 2020

The Impact Of Teacher Methodology Training For Higher Education Faculty Members, Nicole R. Baker

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Many college programs are designed to graduate individuals who are experts in their field of study, but not necessarily individuals who are trained in how to teach. This quantitative, quasi-experiment study examined college faculty member’s level of training in the area of teaching practices and methodology. The relation to student satisfaction, current course performance, attendance, the belief in the need for training, and faculty member’s sense of efficacy in teaching was explored. The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to organize the data using a one-way ANCOVA to analyze the impact the level of training had on …


Addressing A Global Epidemic: Opportunities For Adult Education To Assist Suicide Loss Survivors, Gina C. Whalen Jan 2020

Addressing A Global Epidemic: Opportunities For Adult Education To Assist Suicide Loss Survivors, Gina C. Whalen

Adult Education Research Conference

Globally 800,000 people die by suicide every year. The worldwide prevalence of suicide has led to an increase in suicide prevention educational programming, but suicide bereavement education is rarely addressed. The upward trend of suicide rates has direct implications at the personal, community, societal, and global levels. The purpose of this literature review is to bring together empirical studies of those bereaved by suicide from various fields, so that researchers in adult education have a direction for this much-needed area of exploration. Three themes emerged during this research: (a) unique bereavement challenges, (b) barriers to obtaining support, and (c) sources …


The Role Of Peer Inquiry Communities In Advancing Technology Integration For Practitioners In Adult Basic Education, Jennifer Kobrin Jan 2020

The Role Of Peer Inquiry Communities In Advancing Technology Integration For Practitioners In Adult Basic Education, Jennifer Kobrin

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper explores how peer communities, one element of a larger collaborative, inquiry-based professional development project in adult education, advance participants’ knowledge and use of technology. As the designer and facilitator of the project, the author drew from memos and field notes, in addition to interviews and written reflections with 6 of 9 total participants who were teachers and administrators in Adult Basic Education programs. Findings indicate successful technology integration entailed participants combining their own experiences with established research to create “knowledge-of-practice” (Cochran-Smith & Lytle, 2009), and that knowledge generation within the peer communities reflected a horizontal trajectory.


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.


A. Taboo Or Trivial: Women Adult Educators With Visible Tattoos And The Effect On Learners, Amanda Young Jan 2018

A. Taboo Or Trivial: Women Adult Educators With Visible Tattoos And The Effect On Learners, Amanda Young

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this session is to discuss a future research project which examines the effect on adult learning conducted by a woman instructor with visible tattoos.


Abandoned Places Of Adult Education In Canada And Germany, Maren Elfert, Bernd Käpplinger, Suzanne Smythe Jan 2018

Abandoned Places Of Adult Education In Canada And Germany, Maren Elfert, Bernd Käpplinger, Suzanne Smythe

Adult Education Research Conference

The symposium discusses and compares abandoned places of adult education in Canada and Germany. These are physical (and intellectual) spaces that have been abandoned or moved, or changed its use


Theorizing Best Practices For Preventing Sexual Assaults In Higher Education: Adult Educators' Perspectives, Amber Giffin, Mitsunori Misawa Jan 2018

Theorizing Best Practices For Preventing Sexual Assaults In Higher Education: Adult Educators' Perspectives, Amber Giffin, Mitsunori Misawa

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper analyzes the literature regarding universities’ sexual assault prevention programs in an effort to identify best practices for reducing the number of sexual assaults on university campuses.


Doctoral Education As A Practice Of Adult Education, Dianne Ramdeholl, Tom Heaney Jun 2017

Doctoral Education As A Practice Of Adult Education, Dianne Ramdeholl, Tom Heaney

Adult Education Research Conference

This presentation features chapter authors from the recently published New Directions of Adult and Continuing Education "Reimaging Doctoral Education as a Practice of Adult Education."


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.


Community Science Education: Critical Science Literacy And Community Engagement Related To Shale Gas Development, Esther Prins, Shannon Frey Jan 2016

Community Science Education: Critical Science Literacy And Community Engagement Related To Shale Gas Development, Esther Prins, Shannon Frey

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper examines how 48 adults in a non-formal education class on shale gas development in two rural counties expanded their scientific knowledge, developed critical science literacy, and applied what they learned in the course. The findings elucidate adults’ relationships with science and their self-perceptions as scientifically knowledgeable citizens.


Continuum Of Alliance: A Proposed Model For Understanding The Relationship Between Adult Education And Human Resource Development, Jill Zarestky, Joshua Collins Jan 2016

Continuum Of Alliance: A Proposed Model For Understanding The Relationship Between Adult Education And Human Resource Development, Jill Zarestky, Joshua Collins

Adult Education Research Conference

The relationship between Adult Education and Human Resource Development has been modeled or described in various ways but continues to evolve. Building on existing conceptions, we present an alternative model for understanding the fields as distinct and yet complementary.


Business Education For Corporate Social Responsibility And Social Justice, Shannon Deer, Jill Zarestky Jan 2016

Business Education For Corporate Social Responsibility And Social Justice, Shannon Deer, Jill Zarestky

Adult Education Research Conference

Social justice and corporate social responsibility are concepts business schools struggle to incorporate into curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Using qualitative methods, this study explored the impact adult education principles and practices had on business students’ beliefs, assumptions, and values towards social justice and corporate social responsibility.