Journal of Adult Education

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, Summer

Attitudes toward Personal Aging and Older Adults in Adult Education Courses
Using several Likert-type scales and a series of semantic differentials, students (N=107) enrolled in graduate-level adult education classes were surveyed concerning attitudes toward personal aging and older adults. While subjects' attitudes toward older...
Distance Education at the 67 Land-Grant Colleges in the United States and the Adult Learner
This national survey examined the nature of distance education at the 67 land-grant institutions in the United States as perceived by selected administrators. Several dimensions of distance learning including definitions and the available support services...
From the Editor
This Summer edition of the MPAEA Journal of Adult Education offers a broad array of research and field-techniques for the adult educator. Authors are featured from Kansas to Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, and Washington. And the topics and insights are just...
Study Circles: Adult Education for the People
Study circles are adult learning experiences in which five to twenty people discuss social and political issues. They have a long history in the United States and Scandinavia. Study circles serve Lindeman's (1961) two main purposes for adult education:...
Techniques: Using a Web Page to Supplement the Advising Process
To remain competitive, institutions have increasingly made education more accessible by providing distance education opportunities. These learning options have created a need for changes in established routines, including how academic advising is conducted....
Workplace Basic Skills for the New Millennium
This study utilized quantitative research methodology and incorporated a descriptive research design that described the perceptions of employees who responded to a survey regarding the importance of the workplace basic skills and competencies identified...
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