ERIC Number: ED205727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Proceedings of the Annual Adult Education Research Conference (22nd, DeKalb, Illinois, April 1-3, 1981).
Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb. Office of Education Research.
These proceedings contain 40 presentation papers, four alternate papers, and seven symposia from the Twenty-Second Adult Education Research Conference. The 44 papers report on research, research problems, and research possibilities, including comparison of student performance in two curricular approaches, trust in small groups, overcoming culture-specific limitations on interviewing, evaluation model for nontraditional master's degree programs, continuing professional education and improved professional practice, motivational orientations and participant satisfaction with instructional environment, determining competent performance, disciplinary-interdisciplinary continuum of university continuing education noncredit programming, brain lateralization in adult learning, developing an evaluation usage model, employee assistance program, laboratory adult education, relationship between creative responses and self-esteem, importance of community needs, taxonomic framework for adult education practices, second language learning, andragogical counseling techniques, teacher effectiveness, roles of continuing education program planners, learning strategies, and cognitive and affective outcomes of computer-assisted instruction. Focuses of the symposia are alternate approaches to research on professional performance and related learning activities; reasons for participation in continuing professional education; naturalistic inquiry methodologies appropriate to adult learning research, doing philosophical research in adult education, early approaches to worker's education, contributions of research paradigm to academic program reviews, and literature as data source in research. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Community Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Counseling Techniques, Educational Research, Interviews, Labor Education, Motivation, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Education, Participant Satisfaction, Professional Continuing Education, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Second Language Learning
Office of Research in Adult Education, Gabel Hall 101, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb. Office of Education Research.
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