ERIC Number: ED261172
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Aging (Individuals), Art Education, Church Programs, Community, Continuing Education, Criminals, Dropout Prevention, Experiential Learning, Group Dynamics, Hispanic Americans, Leadership Training, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Nontraditional Students, Nursing Education, Older Adults, Parent Education, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Refugees, Science Education, Small Group Instruction, Social Support Groups, Staff Development, Theological Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Education.