Browsing School of Education by Submit Date

Browsing School of Education by Submit Date

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  • Alfred, Mary V. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This study explored the experiences of African American women as they transition from welfare to work and the barriers and challenges that impede their move to a position of economic selfsufficiency. The study found three ...
  • Bernier, Judith D.; Rocco, Tonette S. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Sixteen articles published in Human Resource Development Quarterly about diversity issues relating to race, gender, and women were examined through the lens of critical race theory. CRT provides a new paradigm to discuss ...
  • Boxler, Heather M. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The author uses an interpretive ethnographic method to study criticality as a classroom phenomenon within a job-reeducation program. Two central ideas used include criticality as multiple, intertwined criticalities and ...
  • Bailey-Iddrisu, Vannetta (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The policies of most universities show a lack of dedication in addressing the needs of their non-traditional graduate students, particularly African-American women seeking advanced degrees. As African-American women return ...
  • 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 ...
  • Churpina, Larissa (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The purpose of this table-top presentation is to fill the gap between the everyday practical concerns of English language teaching professionals and research in the fields of Adult Education, Educational Psychology, and ...
  • Conceição, Simone; Lehman, Rosemary (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of learning objects in the CD-ROM format for the teaching of introductory American Sign Language to adult learners. A controlled experiment was used to ...
  • Coello, Helena M.; Casanas, Jorge A.; Rocco, Tonette S.; Parsons, Michael D. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Critical Race Theory (CRT) was used as a lens of analysis to examine cultural competency in healthcare. Fourteen articles were found related to race/ethnicity and equity. Four themes emerged from our thematic analysis, ...
  • Brook, Paula A.; Chen, Wei; Luo, Qi (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper discusses characteristics between two different universities in different countries in terms of the teaching evaluation systems. A brief background to the Chinese institution is offered to help set the context ...
  • Barnard, Joni K. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Recruiting qualified employees is a challenge for organizations. As researchers we need to help practitioners by synthesizing research on recruiter training to develop a starting point in which to frame ideas for recruiter ...
  • Cooper, Mary Katherine (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Online teaching and learning is the current push in education. While much research has been done on the numbers, there is still a perception that online learning is substandard. This interpretive study looks at the learner ...
  • Dale, John A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper examines some of the philosophical foundations that shaped Paulo Freire’s pedagogy. From a componential analysis of the literature, a dominant theme of “critique” emerged. From a philosophic perspective, critique ...
  • Daley, Barbara J. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    In this qualitative interpretivist study the interrelationships among teachers’ professional practice, the knowledge gained in teacher professional development programs, and the context of employment within school settings ...
  • Fein, Erich C.; Ross, Kirk E. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    We recognize there are significant external and internal barriers to effective planning and goal pursuit that are particular concerns for adult learners. Often, these barriers arise from conflicting adult roles (e.g. ...
  • Folkman, Daniel V. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper reports the progress and second year findings that flow from a multi-year action research strategy aimed at comprehensive school reform in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A learned helplessness model is presented as ...
  • Geerling, Falinda; Dirkx, John M. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a process used by many postsecondary institutions to award academic credit to adult learners for knowledge derived from life experiences. For the most part, PLA has focused on occupational ...
  • Gilly, M. Sue (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The experience of learning in peer-groups has not been adequately studied. This researcher used her own experience with 2 other graduate students for over 2 years as the basis for her dissertation. Various literatures, ...
  • Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The focus of this research is to understand the expectations of faculty and administration at Effat College in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. I assessed the college’s current status to understand ways to “improve the quality of ...
  • Hatcher, Denise L. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper explores the various learning experiences of a bilingual and bicultural woman of Mexican heritage. The data collection and data analysis were performed with the intent of creating a life history and allowing ...
  • Kollins, Judith M.; Hansman, Catherine A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    In the face of poverty and long-term political instability in Bolivia, many adult educators are working towards social justice, focusing students on economic opportunities and maintaining their indigenous culture. The ...

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