Browsing School of Education by Submit Date

Browsing School of Education by Submit Date

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  • Benway, Robert F. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Critical theory, social constructivism and transformative learning were used to examine how and in what ways mid-career workers who experience job loss learn how to acquire new passion forlife through their work. Findings ...
  • Atchade, Pierre Jacques (Midwest Research-to Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Distance education demand explosion since the 1990s is expected to continue over the next ten years. As technology gets better, distance education courses will increase both quantitatively and qualitatively and will ...
  • Armstrong, Keith B.; Nabb, Lee W. (Midwest Research-to Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Research strongly supports the notion that publishing houses lack sufficient diversity in both high and middle-level staff members to allow for a diverse philosophical outlook and appreciation to fairly support ...
  • Baley, Charles A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    A universal code of ethics, in the context of corporate and institutional leadership, effectively functioning within the influences of a global culture, could be a powerful factor in positive differentiation, performance, ...
  • Bricker, Jimmy T.; Cordes, Sam M. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This case study describes the process by which a county-based Extension Educator used a survey process to help focus and facilitate local stakeholders who were concerned about economic development challenges. A small ...
  • Banerjee, Rimjhim (Midwest Research to Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    A process to determine impact is needed for all training programs. The Tech Mentors Program, a three-year initiative of the PT3 project at Florida International University, focuses on the professional development of ...
  • Brockman, Julie L.; Dirkx, John M. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This study examined the learning process associated with problem solving contexts among manufacturing workers. Using a modified critical incident method, we interviewed twenty machine operators from three organizations ...
  • Cho, DaeYeon; Kim, Hyosun (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The purpose of this study is to provide information regarding which theoretical framework has been frequently involved into healthy debate in the field of program planning for adults during the past decade. Also, which ...
  • Conceicao, Simone (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    As online courses become more widespread in adult education programs, adult educators begin to explore teaching strategies that effectively facilitate student learning based on different learning styles. One teaching ...
  • Conceição, Simone (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Taking into consideration travel as an experiential learning activity that can lead to adult’s improved psychological well-being and increased life satisfaction; this paper describes a study of the relationship between ...
  • Cooper, Mary K. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This paper contains a part of the first years study of teaching and learning in web-based classes. Representative quotes are given to highlight the experience. They include apprehension of those who are new; interaction ...
  • Curry, LaMetra (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This paper describes a participatory research/evaluation (PR/PE) project that has been underway for two years with a group of women placed in the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) system. Prior to the mandate ...
  • Dirkx, John M.; Barnes, Benita J. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Current approaches to qualitative research in adult and continuing education reflect widely differing assumptions about what is meant by qualitative. To foster conversation in our field around this question, we conducted ...
  • Dirkx, John M.; Smith, Regina O. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Educators are increasingly incorporating collaborative and other group methods into the design of online learning. For the most part, however, these efforts reflect technical-rational views of group process. In this paper, ...
  • Drinkard, Gretchen; Henschke, John A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The purpose of this study was to contribute to knowledge regarding instructional perspectives of 35 University of Missouri-St. Louis nurse faculty, who were teaching via distance education formats. The study was designed ...
  • Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This evaluation study examines how faculty development courses on teaching and learning (OTLA) contribute to the “learning community” at a Midwestern University that promotes engagement “in the discovery of knowledge, ...
  • Huang, Y. Carole (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    In order to have a better career opportunity or get a promotion, more people including both traditional and non-traditional students, enroll in colleges and universities. Even people with backgrounds outside of education ...
  • Harrison, Pamela G. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The critical shortage of nurses has resulted in the recruitment of an increased number of nontraditional students who frequently fill multiple roles in life. Limited research has been conducted with this population ...
  • Folkman, Daniel V. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This paper presents a model for organizational learning and transformation within the context of public school reform. The strategy is to offer action research classes in a school setting, which serve as a vehicle for ...
  • Johnson, Yvonne M. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The number of distance education programs delivered in higher education in the United States has increased dramatically since the 1990’s. To meet the demand for distance education and competition for students, institutions ...

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