Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 2, May

A Conceptual Framework for Teaching Critical Reading to Adult College Students
Abstract: The proliferation of postsecondary programs for working adults is not surprising, given the importance of a bachelor's degree to employment and higher earnings. However, the demographics of adult learners have changed significantly over the...
Fleming, C. T., & Garner, J. B. (2009). Brief Guide for Teaching Adult Learners
Fleming, C. T., & Garner, J. B. (2009). Brief Guide for Teaching Adult Learners. Marion, IN: Triangle Publishing. 92 pp. ISBN 978-1-931283-40-3 (paperback) The Brief Guide for Teaching Adult Learners is a concise and practical resource for educators...
Implementing Writing Support Circles with Adult Learners in a Nonformal Education Setting: Priority, Practice, and Process
Abstract: Most students come to their graduate programs with academic writing skills insufficient to excel in their studies. A lack of academic writing skills among graduate students has been a problem in a college of education at a large southeastern...
Kasworm, C., Rose, A., & Ross-Gordon, J. (2010). the Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education
Kasworm, C., Rose, A., & Ross-Gordon, J. (2010). The Handbook of adult and Continuing Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. 493 pp. ISBN 978-1-4129-6050-2 (hardcover) Adult and continuing education is an expansive and rapidly growing academic...
Reflections on the 60th Annual AAACE Conference: A Kaleidoscope of the Field
Introduction A kaleidoscope of adult education is one metaphor that captures the essence of the 60th Annual American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) Conference. Picture, if you will, two floors of a large hotel, meeting rooms...
U.S./Arab Reflections on Our Tolerance for Ambiguity
As a Midwestern American educational administration professor and a Middle Eastern Iraqi doctoral candidate have continued to interact over the past 3 years, both have come to appreciate the importance of increasing their tolerance for ambiguity--ambiguities...
Writing and Reading with Art: Adult Literacy, Transformation, and Learning
Abstract: Especially in a time of economic and social crisis, besides poverty and social segregation, immigrants face an additional difficulty to get integrated in a new society: lack of oral and written knowledge of the language of the country they...
Writing Collaboratively: Priority, Practice, and Process
While the teaching of adults is a priority fin the practice of adult and community education, writing is the dominant discourse for how we share our ideas across the divergent field. We write to share the good news of discovered ideas; to demonstrate...
Zachary, L. J. (2000). the Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships (2Nd Ed.)
Zachary, L. J. (2000). The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 261 pp. ISBN 978-0-470-90772 (paperback) In our field of adult education practice, in which learning is discussed...
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