Browsing School of Education by Issue Date

Browsing School of Education by Issue Date

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  • Metzner, Barbara Stone (1983-08)
    Although college student attrition has been investigated for many decades, this phenomenon has recently assumed greater importance to faculty, administrators, and statewide planners who are concerned with the future of ...
  • Lewis, Bradford F.; Aikenhead, Glen (Wiley, 2001-01-01)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gliem, Joseph A.; Gliem, Rosemary R. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The purpose of this paper is to show why single-item questions pertaining to a construct are not reliable and should not be used in drawing conclusions. By comparing the reliability of a summated, multi-item scale versus ...
  • 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 ...
  • Heeter, Mark (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Peter Drucker (1999) states that “knowledge worker productivity is the biggest of the 21st century management challenges.” These traits that derail personal productivity have been identified in the responses of over 2,000 ...
  • Morris, Roger K. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Mechanics Institutes or, as they are more commonly known in the State of New South Wales, Schools of Arts are often portrayed as having been glorious failures in that they did not achieve their founding purpose. They did ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kvak, James (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper offers the reader an opportunity to better understand the dynamics that occur in adult education classrooms and workshops when sexual orientation is integrated into the subject matter. This issue relates to how ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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