Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 2, May

Conrad, R. M., & Donaldson, J. A. (2011). Engaging the Online Learner. Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction
Conrad, R. M., & Donaldson, J. A. (2011). Engaging the Online Learner. Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction (updated edition). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 139 pp. ISBN 978-1-118-01819-4 (paperback). The increase in the number...
Graduate Students' Perspectives on Effective Teaching
Abstract: This study employed data collected over an 8-year period in which graduate students' perspectives on effective teaching were collected during a class exercise. The data were organized into three categories: (a) teaching competence (knowledge...
Green Careers and the Community College: Embrace the Possibility
Abstract: This article identifies emerging green themes and describes the green career paths that exist for students who have completed community college level coursework. It also explores the green employment opportunities, future trends, job titles,...
Humanism within Globalization
Abstract: The complexity of adult learning connects it to almost all other facets of human endeavor. Consequently, the future of adult education depends, to a large extent on who participates and the quality of such participation. Quality participation,...
Michaels, B. (2011). College in Prison: Information and Resources for Incarcerated Students
Michaels, B. (2011). College in Prison: Information and Resources for Incarcerated Students. Bloomington, IN: Trafford. 101 pp. ISBN 978-1-4269-6453 (softcover) With the ever-increasing prison populations in the United States, there is a growing...
Sailing against the Wind: Voices of Kenyan Adult Women in U.S. Postsecondary Education and Sociocultural Contexts
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore the educational and sociocultural experiences of Kenyan women pursing higher education in the United States and how they negotiated their multiple identities. Using a sociocultural theoretical framework...
Stavredes, T. (2011). Effective Online Teaching: Foundations and Strategies for Student Success
Stavredes, T. (2011). Effective Online Teaching: Foundations and Strategies for Student Success. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons. 257 pp. IBSN 978-0-470-57838-4 (paperback) The growth in online education has continued unabated during the...
Transforming English Language Learners' Work Readiness: Case Studies in Explicit, Work-Specific Vocabulary Instruction
Abstract: This qualitative study examined the impact of a six-step framework for work-specific vocabulary instruction in adult English language learners (ELLs). Guided by research in English as a second language (ESL) methodology and the transactional...
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