Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 3, August

Integrated Curricular Approaches in Reaching Adult Students
Abstract: In the field of adult basic education, there are two strategies that have been found to be of particular value to student learning: multiple intelligences and purpose-based learning. However, putting these learning theories into practice...
Jean-Marie, G., & Lloyd-Jones, B. (Eds.). (2011). Women of Color in Higher Education: Changing Directions and New Perspectives: Vol. 10
Jean-Marie, G., & Lloyd-Jones, B. (Eds.). (2011). Women of Color in Higher Education: Changing Directions and New Perspectives: Vol. 10. Diversity in Higher Education. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group. 398 pp. ISBN13:9781780521824 (hardcover). Women...
Learning for Transformation in a Changing Landscape
Abstract: This article argues that transformative learning becomes increasingly essential for educators in the changing landscape of the adult and higher education institutions of the United States that has continuously hosted highest numbers of international...
Lund, C. L., & Colin, S. A. J., III. (Eds.). (2010). White Privilege and Racism: Perceptions and Actions
Lund, C. L., & Colin, S. A. J., III. (Eds.). (2010). White Privilege and Racism: Perceptions and Actions. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 125. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 104 pp. ISBN: 978-0-47063162-1 (paperback). Racism,...
Schmidt, S. (2010). Case Studies and Activities in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
Schmidt, S. (2010). Case Studies and Activities in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Adult Education Special Topics: Theory, Research, and Practice in Lifelong Learning. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. 184 pp. ISBN 978-1-61735-073-3 (softcover)....
Strategies to Avoid Audism in Adult Educational Settings
Abstract: Humphries first defined the term audism as "the notion that one is superior based on one's ability to hear or behave in the manner of one who hears". Audism is a prejudice related to the physical hearing condition of the human body. The point...
syNErgy: A Case Study in Workforce Curriculum Development
Abstract: With high unemployment and structural changes to industry, workforce development in the United States is a growing concern. Many semiskilled workers lack knowledge, skills, and abilities to be competitive for reemployment to green jobs. Nebraska's...
The Use of Learning Contracts in an Italian University Setting
Abstract: This mixed-methods study illustrates the implementation of Malcolm Knowles's 1986 model of learning contracts in a current Italian University context. The study attempted to improve and adapt the tool to a master's degree course at the University...
Using a Sociocultural Perspective to Establish Teaching and Social Presences within a Hybrid Community of Mentor Teachers
Abstract: Within the last decade, the Community of Inquiry framework (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer, 2000) has received increased attention in the field of online learning, yet little is known about applying key tenets of Community of Inquiry while...
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