Browsing School of Education by Subject "Adult Learning"

Browsing School of Education by Subject "Adult Learning"

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  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Merrill, Henry S. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper describes research in two arenas. First is a research project using the life course dynamics perspective as a lens to investigate the patterns and timing of life events in multiple generations within extended ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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