2004 Conference (Indianapolis, Indiana : IUPUI)

 

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Recent Submissions

  • Vanderloo, Patricia Casey (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    An initial literature review of 23 published studies on the GED diploma program over its successful life span of nearly 60 years yields inconsistent conclusions through analyses conducted at different times with different ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tisdell, Elizabeth J. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This paper provides an overview of the critical media literacy literature and related adult education literature to consider how to draw on popular culture and entertainment media in adult education settings when dealing ...
  • West-Anderson, Elaine (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The research question that served as the basic guide for inquiry in this study was: How do undergraduate reentry males navigate through academic coursework, especially during times of perceived psychological stress? Using ...
  • Rocco, Tonette S. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The model of relational development and decline in close relationships and selfdisclosure contains six agents: relational definition, time, attributional processes, liking, reciprocity, and goals. The purpose of the model ...
  • Zirkle, Chris (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Distance education in the American education system continues to expand. However, despite technological improvements and nearly universal accessibility to the Internet, adult learners continue to experience barriers to ...
  • Rutter, J. Paul III (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This paper explores learning in Rotary clubs that have newly allowed women as members. The main focus of the paper is women’s perception of learning within the confines of these clubs with respect to mentoring and social ...
  • Stein, David S.; Glazer, Hilda R. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This mixed-methods study explores how faculty in a virtual university experience the role of mentor working with doctoral students at a distance. This study uses faculty narratives to identify faculty actions that might ...
  • Schmidt, Steven W. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This study examined the relationship between satisfaction with employer-provided workplace training and overall job satisfaction. Survey completion data were obtained from 301 customer and technical service employees in ...
  • Stein, David; Imel, Susan; Henderson, Thyrone (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    When citizens come together to inquire about issues that matter to the community, learning may occur in these temporary learning communities. Active engagement with issues of social and political importance may increase ...
  • Perrin, Jean E. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Abstract: This study explored the experiences of adult education students from poverty in a grant-funded project designed to train them in a quality early childhood education curriculum and the barriers and lessons learned ...
  • Nyanungo, Hleziphi Naomie (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This study examines the interactive nature of learning between a community in a small Caribbean island and an African researcher. Relying on the works of such reflexive anthropologists, the study addresses the interactive ...
  • Robinson, Jennifer Lee (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The Literacy/Reading program for Graduate Assistants teaching developmental reading students at a large, state university currently provides one week of teacher training prior to the beginning of the Fall Semester. The ...
  • Orem, Richard A. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the research base on which rests the current best practices of teaching reading to adult English language learners. My focus is on reading because that is the skill most closely ...
  • Lord, Ramo J. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    This paper discusses the perspectives of one training professional in a corporate industrial setting employing union workers. The struggle for power is the hidden agenda (Cunningham, 1998; Garrick & Rhodes, 2000; Newman, ...
  • Martin, Larry G. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    A review of the literature on “urban education” reveals that the urban context is considered an important determinant of practice for K-12 teachers and administrators located in urban schools. Several professional journals, ...
  • Martin, Larry G. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The research project utilized a critical incident survey to investigate two research questions regarding employee diversity on a large urban university campus: What types of racial and ethnic issues and concerns exist ...
  • Kim, Hanbyul (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Organizational politics and power have been regarded as critical factors affecting various organizational practices. Although many studies in HRD investigated what factors are influential in training transfer, organizational ...
  • Jung, Hyeryung (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    The purpose of the study is to examine how White upper-middle class women have learned critical perspectives in unjust power relationships in the United States. To accomplish the purpose, I interviewed two female graduate ...
  • Nichols, Nancy J. (Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, 2004)
    Recognizing and valuing the experiences of individual adult learners is a key component of adult education. Moving adult learners toward reflective action, or praxis, depends upon the learner and educator creating a space ...

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