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ERIC Number: ED261172
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Pages: 173
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult and Continuing Education (4th, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 10-11, 1985).
Berlin, L. S., Ed.
This document contains the following papers on practical applications of research on adult and continuing education: "Elderly Criminal Behavior: Linking Research to Practice," by Donald J. Bachand and Carl I. Brahce; "Father? Teacher? Friend? Instructor-Student Relationships in a Refugee Class," by Gary J. Bekker; "The Small Group: Understanding Its Educational Potential,""Trust in Groups: The Great Mother and Transformative Education," by Robert D. Boyd; "The Adult Learner and Microcomputer Manuals," by Allen Brue and Trenton R. Ferro; "Strategies for Educating Parents as Advocates for Public School Reform," by Suzanne Davenport; "Teacher-Generated Load: An Application of Howard Yale McClusky's Concept of Margin," by Michael Day and Jim James; "The Relationship of Teacher Psychosocial Behavior to Significant Learning in Ten Adult Instructional Groups," and "Science and Art as Guiding Metaphors in the Clinical Curriculum," by John M. Dirkx; "The Continuing Education of Clergy: A Review of the Literature," and "A Planning and Evaluation Model for Parish Programs," by Trenton R. Ferro; "Literacy and Aging," by James C. Fisher; "Adult Returning Students: Barriers to Learning Persistence and Withdrawal," by Daniele D. Flannery; "Beyond Relevance: Math as Inquiry for Specially Challenged Adults," by James Steele Foerch; "Commitment to Adult Education: How Can We Increase It?" by Laverne B. Forest; "Educational Needs of Hispanics in the Lansing, Michigan, Area: A Survey," by Carmen Gonzalez; "Methodological Issue: How Adult Learning Development Might Be Discovered," by Gail Kara; "The Impact of Staff Development/Adult Education Activities on Programs for Young Children," by Joseph Lapides; "Social Networks among Returning Women Students Enrolled in an Urban Community College Nursing Program," by Virginia McBride; "Transitional Experiences as Experimentalists Utilize Naturalistic Research Methods," by James H. McElhinney; "Women and Individuation: How Goddess Images Shape Lives," by Jean Saul Rannells; "Qualitative Methodology in the Study of Experiential Learning: A Study of Community Leadership Development," by Boyd E. Rossing; "A Study of Psychosocial Factors Related to Assuming Responsibility for Work-Related Self-Directed Learning," by Charlene A. Sexton; "Towards a New Paradigm for Translating Theory into Practice," by Howard A. Smith and Ximena Zuniga; "Adult 'Educations': Empowering the Theory and Practice of Person," by Sherman M. Stanage; "Mentoring in the Career Development of Illinois Community College Presidents," by Thomas K. Thomas; and "How Adult Educators Learn to Teach," by Elizabeth B. Williams. References are included in the papers. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Education.