ERIC Number: ED262214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult and Continuing Education (2nd, DeKalb, Illinois, November 4-5, 1983).
Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Continuing Education.
These proceedings consist of 26 presentations. They include, in alphabetical order by author, "Time and Distance: Crucial Factors in Selection of Training and Vocation by Re-entry Women" (Cynthia Bagley), "Using Learner Surveys to Enhance Continuing Education Programs" (Carol Brown), "Designing Inservice Training as a Learning System: The Case of Peru" (G.L. Carter), "Relating Professionals' Modes of Learning to Staff Development" (Ronald Cervero, et al.), "Is Continuing Professional Education Really Effective in Changing Behavior?" (Cervero, et al.), "Losses in the Later Years: A Perceptual Study of Older Adults and Their Service Providers from Religious Organizations" (Fern Crane), "Towards a Reconceptualization of the Clinical Curriculum" (John Dirkx), "Goal Attainment Scaling: A Standard Measurement for Adult Basic Education Learner Progress" (Gisela Fitzgerald and JoAnn Vorst), "Mandated Education for Nursing Assistants and Its Effect upon Job Performance" (Arlene Francis), "Differences Between Teaching Adults and Pre-Adults: A Closer Look" (Joan Gorham), "Non-Persistence and the Adult Learner: What We Know About It and What We Can Do About It" (Keith Harman), "Illiteracy: Towards a Political Solution" (Thomas Heaney), "Policies and Practices Followed by Exemplary Adult Vocational Education Programs" (Lowell Hedges and Larry Miller), "The Complex Image of the Adult Learner and Educational Policy Research" (Marilyn Holschuh), "Extension Education as Perceived by Educators and International Students of Extension Education: A National Study" (Kamiar Kouzekanani), "Brain Research and Adult Education" (Terese Lux), "Maintaining Program Relevance: A Case Study of a Preparation for Retirement Program" (Carla Mandel), "The Relationship Between the Use of Higher Education and the Reworking of Identity in Women" (Karen Muench), "Holding On and Letting Go: Grief Work and Small Group Phase Development" (J. Gordon Myers), "The Learning Disabled Adult Offender" (Richard Orem and Marlan Tevis), "Price Discrimination: Theory and Reality" (Kenneth Ostrand), "Characteristics of Effective Clinical Instructors in Professional and Continuing Education" (Beverly Richards), "Clarifying Research Paradigms in Adult Education: Beyond the Methodological" (Steven Schmidt), "The Making of a Mentor/Mentee Relationship" (Beverly Schmoll), "Facilitating Professionals' Assumption of Responsibility for Continuing Learning: An Examination of Values in Research and Practice" (Charlene Sexton-Hesse), and "Ethnographies in Adult Education: An Analysis of Their Use and Value" (Roy Weaver). (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Adult Vocational Education, Clinical Experience, Cognitive Style, Continuing Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Ethnography, Extension Education, Females, Health Education, Higher Education, Illiteracy, Learning Disabilities, Older Adults, Preretirement Education, Prisoners, Professional Continuing Education, Reentry Students, Reentry Workers, Relevance (Education), Research and Development, Research Utilization, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Continuing Education.