Academic journal article Journal of Adult Education

From the Editors

Academic journal article Journal of Adult Education

From the Editors

Article excerpt

This issue of the MPAEA Journal of Adult Education marks the beginning of our second volume as journal editors. We would like to thank you all for the positive feedback relative to our first two issues. We hope you enjoy this issue as well.

This issue features two manuscripts and a book review. We are excited about the quality of work evident in the three pieces and would like to thank all of the authors for their dedication to the profession of adult education.

The first manuscript, Congruous Autonomy: the 'Pull' of Personal Commitment to Extraordinary Involvement in a Pursuit by Karen Wilson Scott discusses research that advances a theoretical position of congruous autonomy. Findings suggest that keys to commitment and self-directed learning are congruous personal tightness, identity and belief in autonomous capability.

The second article, Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Adults by Jim Jozwiak reports on a study in which he interviewed experts for their opinions on teaching problem-solving skills to adult college students. Jozwiak offers recommendations for teaching problem-solving skills in vocational/technical classes at the college level. …

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