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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wright, Ursula T. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Institutional ethnography draws from ethnomethodology focusing on how everyday experience is socially organized. Power is critically important as an analytic focus which crosses boundaries providing researchers a view of ...
  • Wang, Min-fen; Bakken, Lori L. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The purpose of this project was to assess ESL clinical investigators’ learning needs for academic writing for English scholarly publication. We used a qualitative evaluation approach to examine the gap between the current ...
  • Stein, David S.; Wanstreet, Constance E. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This mixed-methods study examined factors that contributed to satisfaction with perceived knowledge gained in a distance learning environment where collaboration represents a major portion of the course structure. Giving ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; ...
  • Martin, Larry G. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    During the past decade, state and federal policy makers have made significant changes in domestic policies that significantly affect how adult literacy programs are organized, what potential students are considered eligible ...
  • Imel, Susan; Stein, David (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Learning that occurs in naturally forming communities can be more effective if those who engage in such groups are aware of it. Adult education practitioners who work with groups have an opportunity to assist group ...
  • Suessine, Mary; Cseh, Maria (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The purpose of this evaluation study was to assess the impact of a gender communication program on employee learning, understanding, and application of its concepts in a large, multicultural Midwest utility company. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sukhtankar, Prajakta; Cseh, Maria (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper presents a needs assessment study designed to determine the skills needed by technical translators to become successful in their work and content areas to be covered to develop these skills in a new technical ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wise, Meg; Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Innovative research and development for holistic adult on-line health education (eHealth) is increasingly conducted by interdisciplinary teams of boundary spanners in grant-funded academic institutes. Typically, these ...

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