Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 4, November

Increasing Writing Self-Efficacy of Adult Learners: Different Approaches, Different Results
Abstract: To help graduate students with academic writing, a college of education at a large university implemented a new service, Writing Support Circles. Based on the results of the first series of this service, we changed its design. The purpose...
King, K. P., & Cranston-Gingras, A. (2014). 147 Practical Tips for Emerging Scholars: From Publishing to Time Management, Grant Seeking, and Beyond
King, K. P., & Cranston-Gingras, A. (2014). 147 Practical Tips for Emerging Scholars: From Publishing to Time Management, Grant Seeking, and Beyond. Madison, WL Atwood Publishing. 134 pp. ISBN 9781891859892 (paperback) Faculty members in higher...
Learning a New Language Is like Swiss Cheese: Learning to Learn English
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to understand instructors' viewpoints on the relevance of learning to learn (L2L) in the settings where they teach. Twenty-four instructors answered an online qualitative survey about their experiences teaching...
Reflecting on the 64th Annual AAACE Conference: Evolutions and Revolutions
The 64th Annual American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) meeting in Oklahoma City showcased the theme Evolutions and Revolutions. The keynote speakers bookending this conference illuminated their sociocultural experiences through...
Reflections from Graduate Adult Learners about Service Learning
Many colleges and universities now embrace the concept of service learning as a legitimate and beneficial means to engage students in their learning experience and challenge students, faculty, and staff "to make a lasting, positive impact on social...
Veterans in the College Classroom: Guidelines for Instructional Practices
Abstract: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) remain central topics in institutions' efforts to address student veteran needs. From the authors' experiences with student veterans, they present the five principles...
You Are (Not) Welcome Here: The Climate for LGBT Students in an Adult Literacy Program
Abstract: Although prior research has indicated a relationship between educational climate and educational outcomes, there is a lack of research in this area in adult literacy programs. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to assess the actual...
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