2003 Conference (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio State University)

 

Recent Submissions

  • Truty, Daniela (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    In this paper I call attention to unique perspectives among workers and reassert that “worker” does not denote a categorical monolith, but rather a unique human being who perceives the same phenomena differently from ...
  • Hansman, Catherine A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Power relationships between mentors and protégés within formal mentoring relationships are largely ignored in research and literature concerning mentoring. The purpose of this research is to expose the imbedded power ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Merrill, Henry S.; DiSilvestro, Frank; Young, Raejean C. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This research uses a qualitative case study approach to investigate online course instruction, and the dimensions of both learner and facilitator/instructor engagement. The research team analyzed archival data from course ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sandford, Brian; McCaslin, N.L. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This study describes the professional development activities and perceived instructional needs and best methods of delivering professional development opportunities for part-time occupational and technical program faculty ...
  • Rocco, Tonette S.; Parsons, Michael D.; Bernier, Judith; Batist, Carlos (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    The phenomenon of teaching and learning the writing for publication process was examined from the perspectives of instructors and the students.
  • Moore, Maria Hruby; Bingham-Catri, Deborah; McMasters, Rosemary (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    This paper focuses on the Technology Access for Better Learning and Employment Checklist developed by the authors. This evaluation tool was created and then used to measure eight instructors’ability to use technology in ...
  • Nolan, Robert E.; Kadavil, Nidhin (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Vaillant’s recent synthesis of the findings of three longitudinal studies on aging adds new insights to our theories of adult development. These insights provide us with new sets of variables for quasi-experimental and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Smith, Regina O.; Dirkx, John M. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2003)
    Many adults express a preference for learning in small groups but often find their group experiences frustrating and dissatisfying. This tension is increasingly evident in online learning, as collaborative methods become ...

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