Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 3, August

Critical Friends Protocol: Andragogy and Learning in a Graduate Classroom
Abstract: The Critical Friend is a powerful concept partly due to the inherent tension between a challenging critic and a trusting friend. Originally utilized in the PreK-12 sector in both England and the United States, the application of Critical...
Engendering Hope: Women's (Dis)engagement in Change in Afghanistan
Abstract: Afghan women's human rights are a crucial concern for the international community and the government in Afghanistan. Framed by hope theory, this study captured Afghan women's understandings of recent realities, particularly those focused...
English, L.M., & Irving, C.J. (2015). Feminism in Community: Adult Education for Transformation
English, L. M., & Irving, C. J. (2015). Feminism in Community: Adult Education for Transformation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. 218 pp. ISBN: 978-9463002004 (paperback) Feminism in Community (2015) takes a wide-ranging look...
Gregson, M., Hillier, Y., Biesta, G., Duncan, S., Nixon, L., Spedding, T., & Wakeling, P. (Eds.). (2015). Reflective Teaching in Further, Adult and Vocational Education
Gregson, M., Hillier, Y., Biesta, G., Duncan, S., Nixon, L., Spedding, T., & Wakeling, P. (Eds.). (2015). Reflective Teaching in Further, Adult and Vocational Education. Bloomsbury, UK: Bloomsbury Academic. 465 pp. ISBN 978-1780838158. For some...
It's Not in the Curriculum: Adult English Language Teachers and LGBQ Topics
Abstract: For adult English language learners, the English language classroom provides a space for students to examine cultural as well other identities. However, discussions often center on racial, rather than sexual identities. In addition, attention...
Nontraditional Black Male Undergraduates: A Call to Action
Abstract: Institutions of higher education have witnessed an influx of nontraditional Black college students generally, and males specifically. However, there is limited research that investigates the academic and social experiences of nontraditional...
Pappas, J.P., & Jerman, J. (Eds.). (2015). Transforming Adults through Coaching
Pappas, J. P., & Jerman, J. (Eds.). (2015). Transforming Adults Through Coaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 104 pp. ISBN 978-1-119-21508-0 (paperback) Administrators in educational institutions and corporate America are seeking new opportunities...
Public Spaces of Protest Framed with Adult Learning and Political Efficacy: Reflections of a Freedom Summer in Madrid and Ferguson
When the hotel desk attendant in Madrid told us not to go to the square down the street because there was a big protest, I was excited and scared at the same time. The protest in Puerta de Sol was a response to the King's abdication and lack of opportunity...
Reflections on the PIAAC Literacy and Numeracy Frameworks
The Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) results, released in 2013, have spurred researchers to engage in rich analyses. In addition to making it possible to compare skill levels among the 23 participating nations, the...
The Need for Caregiver Education and Training in the Assisted Living Industry
Assisted living is dedicated to serving individuals with a wide array of disabilities. Training and education are vital for staff and residents in assisted-living facilities because resident care depends on staff knowledge to provide for their safety...
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