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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.


Conceptualizing Mentorship In Contemporary Professional Settings, Nathan R. Vann, Mitsunori Misawa Jan 2022

Conceptualizing Mentorship In Contemporary Professional Settings, Nathan R. Vann, Mitsunori Misawa

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Although there are many mentorship-related scholarships, there is still a lack of understanding of how mentorship is implemented effectively in professional settings. This paper explores mentorship strategies in workplaces.


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.


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.


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.


Human Flourishing And Adult Education, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Carol Rogers-Shaw Jan 2022

Human Flourishing And Adult Education, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Carol Rogers-Shaw

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Human flourishing, a goal of adult education, is grounded in a capabilities approach and focuses on community and justice based endeavors that generate meaning and contribute to well-being.


Recommendations For A Successful Implementation Of Guided Pathways Model In North Carolina Community Colleges, Somanita Kheang, Sarah Deal, Keith Street Robinson Jan 2022

Recommendations For A Successful Implementation Of Guided Pathways Model In North Carolina Community Colleges, Somanita Kheang, Sarah Deal, Keith Street Robinson

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This research aims to study challenges of implementing Guided Pathways model in 17 North Carolina community colleges. The findings indicated that most colleges struggled with implementing programs for student success.


Towards Discovering New Identity: Transformative Learning Experience As An International Student In Thailand, Somanita Kheang Jan 2022

Towards Discovering New Identity: Transformative Learning Experience As An International Student In Thailand, Somanita Kheang

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This article explores the journey of my studying abroad in Thailand that contributes to my identity changes, including personal and professional development.


End-Of-Life Caregivers And Profound Learning: A Grounded Theory Study, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Donna Daniels, Corinne Brion, Lori Manzanares Jan 2022

End-Of-Life Caregivers And Profound Learning: A Grounded Theory Study, Davin J. Carr-Chellman, Michael Kroth, Donna Daniels, Corinne Brion, Lori Manzanares

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This study developed a deeper understanding of profound learning as experienced by volunteer end-of-life caregivers. This paper shares preliminary results of the study, including the following findings: Kinds of Knowledges; Tools; Engages the Human Condition; Relational.


Conceptualizing An Abundance Mentality And Its Relationship To Lifelong Learning, Human Flourishing, And Profound Learning, Ali Threet, Michael Kroth, Davin J. Carr-Chellman Jan 2022

Conceptualizing An Abundance Mentality And Its Relationship To Lifelong Learning, Human Flourishing, And Profound Learning, Ali Threet, Michael Kroth, Davin J. Carr-Chellman

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The purpose of this exploratory literature review is to describe and continue to develop the concept of an abundance mentality and how it relates to lifelong learning, human flourishing, and profound learning.


Finding Common Ground: How Teaching Movement And Grounding Techniques To Sexual Assault Survivors Affects Their Learning In Higher Education, Jillian N. Paciello Jan 2022

Finding Common Ground: How Teaching Movement And Grounding Techniques To Sexual Assault Survivors Affects Their Learning In Higher Education, Jillian N. Paciello

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Survivors of sexual trauma are at risk of developing PTSD which can impair learning. This paper examines how female adult learners who are sexual assault survivors benefit from grounding techniques.


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.


“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.


Counternarratives For Racial Justice: Confronting Institutionalized Racism In Higher Education, Dianne Ramdeholl, Jaye Jones Jan 2022

Counternarratives For Racial Justice: Confronting Institutionalized Racism In Higher Education, Dianne Ramdeholl, Jaye Jones

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This research highlights findings from a recently published book documenting the lived experiences and struggles of racialized faculty at predominantly white institutions (PWI) within North America.


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.


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.


Adults With Learning Disabilities, Sami El Ahmadie Jan 2022

Adults With Learning Disabilities, Sami El Ahmadie

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In this literature review, I seek to shed light on the struggles faced by adults with learning disabilities in two particular areas: Employment and Stigma.


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.


Spiritual Leadership In Early Intervention Practice, Jo L. Mccray Jan 2022

Spiritual Leadership In Early Intervention Practice, Jo L. Mccray

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This study explored integrating the principles of spiritual leadership theory into early intervention therapeutic practice to enhance services provided to children and families. Semi structured interviews served as major sources of data.


Queer Representation And Public Pedagogy In American Musical Theatre, Craig M. Mcgill, Alan J. Chaffe, Kyle W. Ross Jan 2022

Queer Representation And Public Pedagogy In American Musical Theatre, Craig M. Mcgill, Alan J. Chaffe, Kyle W. Ross

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This paper explores the Broadway musical as a site of queerness and queer representation through the lens of queer public pedagogy.


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.


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.


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.


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.