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  • Solomon, Karen J. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This study examined the reasons for participation in online learning among real estate professionals. The significance of this study concerns how online continuing professional education (CPE) can be focused to meet the ...
  • Martin, William A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Current and future adult students in nontraditional degree programs have concerns about the future of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and the development of related policies and procedures within higher education. This ...
  • Isaac, E. Paulette (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Wherever adult education takes place, the purpose is to learn. To assist adults in the learning process, it is suggested that a variety of techniques be used. Techniques that allow for participatory or interactive learning ...
  • Pesch, Mari Jo (2005-09-27)
    Demographic changes in the work environments present numerous challenges for training professionals interested in fostering awareness and sensitivity to cultural diversity when planning and facilitating adult education ...
  • Whatley, Steve L. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Studying power and influence tactics and the contexts in which they are used in program planning can advance understanding of establishing continuing professional education (CPE) programs. Researchers (Caffarella, 2002; ...
  • Stein, David S.; Wanstreet, Constance E. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This mixed-methods study examined how interactions facilitated cognitive, social, and teaching presence in inquiry-based learning in a course where learners had the option to choose whether to conduct group work online or ...
  • Brockman, Julie L. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper challenges the inherent assumptions reflected in the design and administration of the current problem-solving training model using evidence from empirical research, understanding of the realities of worker’s ...
  • Tillema, Erik; Gatza, Andrew (2017-10)
    Generalization has been a major focus of curriculum standards and research efforts in mathematics education. While researchers have documented many productive contexts for generalizing and the generalizations students make, ...
  • Ianinska, Silvana (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper examines the professional ethics of welfare reform providers to determine its role in the achievement of welfare reform goals and to suggest an alternative context, based on professional ethics, for discussing ...
  • Berger, Jim (2006-08-21)
    This study sought to create profiles of adult literacy and basic education (ALBE) instructors and their use of the Internet in their classrooms. Rogers’ theory of Diffusion of Innovations (2003) provided the theoretical ...
  • Parks, Kari L. (2005-09-27)
    There is a growing demand for scientific efficiency of faith-based development programs, resulting in the need for well-defined program goals. This study explored the presence of a systematic program planning process, ...
  • Morgan Saturday, Janice (2005-09-27)
    The purpose of this paper is to stimulate thinking among adult educators about how unconscious factors and a participant’s internal world influence the adult learning group. The paper includes excerpts from conversations ...
  • Daly, Jacqueline (2006)
    Over fifty percent of students in higher education are non-traditional adult learners. Some institutions have developed and implemented integrative liberal arts courses enhancing effective study strategies with interactive ...
  • Kazembe, Lasana (Wiley, 2017)
    Most people have struggled with reading in one situation or another, depending on their appreciation for the content, their prior experiences, and the texts. This department column shares ways for educators to help literacy ...
  • Teemant, Annela (Sage, 2018)
    New audiences, new theoretical understandings of cognitive development and teaching, and the moral imperative to reach all learners and teachers require reframing how we assess our effectiveness in ELT. In this article, I ...
  • Schmidt, Steven W. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This study examined the relationship between satisfaction with employer-provided workplace training and overall job satisfaction. Survey completion data were obtained from 301 customer and technical service employees in ...
  • Jones, Kevin J. (2005-10-13)
    The purpose of this study was to describe the context, setting, and learning strategies employed by both novice and experienced clergy seeking to develop pastoral capabilities. Using a case study method, a thorough description ...
  • Kabel, Carole J. (2005-10-13)
    In June 1998, two life-changing events occurred, affecting me profoundly; I began a doctoral program and I was diagnosed with breast cancer. A major requirement of the program was a two-week residency, each year for the ...
  • Pitts Bannister, Vanessa; Davis, Julius; Mutegi, Jomo; Thompson, LaTasha; Lewis, Deborah (TRACE, 2017-04-14)
    The underachievement and underrepresentation of African Americans in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines have been well documented. Efforts to improve the STEM education of African Americans ...
  • Stein, David S.; Wheaton, Joe E.; Calvin, Jennifer; Overtoom, Christine (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This project examined learners’ perceptions of the learning community construct, whether learners’ online and face-to-face interactions led to the development of learning communities and whether the process of building ...

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