ERIC Number: ED262215
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult and Continuing Education (3rd, DeKalb, Illinois, September 27-28, 1984).
Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Continuing Education.
These proceedings consist of 28 presentations. They include, in alphabetical order by author, "Data Collection Methods Used to Determine Training Needs of the Organization and the Adult Learner in Business and Industry" (Bart P. Beaudin), "Sex and the Split Brain: Does the Sex of the Mind Matter?" (Anne A. Bowbeer), "Understanding the Anima/Animus or Pursuing the Androgynous Life Style" (Robert D. Boyd, et al.), "Ideologies of Adult Education and the Professions" (Ronald Cervero, et al.), "Phenomenography as a Research Methodology--Applications for Literacy Research" (Roger Allan Clark), "Leisure Activity Participation Frequency and Life Satisfaction among Older Adults: A Function of Household Income and Living Arrangement" (B. Nick Digrino), "Staff Nurse Job Satisfaction as Motivation for Participation in Staff Development Programs" (Lois Sheridan Ellis), "Adult Classroom Locus of Control" (Mary Jane Even), "Participation in Learning Activities by Active Older Adults" (James C. Fisher), "What Can Be Done about Adult Drop Outs?" (Sandra L. Graham), "Regulating Stress in Adults: Implications for Multivariate Research and Practice" (Ronn Johnson), "An Evaluative Study of Student Nurse Learning within Shared and Primary Teaching Models" (Mary Elaine Kiener), "Instructional Models for Older Learners: A Critique of Current Research" (Elizabeth S. Knott), "Grassroots Computer Education: A Study of Computer User Groups" (Laverne Ludden and Roy Weaver), "The Salient Childhood Experiences of Adult High School Non-Completers: The Effect on Their Psychosocial Development" (Larry G. Martin), "Empowerment of Older Adults: Success in Disseminating the Shepherd's Center Model" (Dana C. Maxfield), "A Re-Conceptualization of Adult Resistance to Change" (Allen Menlo), "Examining a Development Intervention in Process with Operators of Small Farms" (Anselmo Mercado and George L. Carter), "Motivation and Rewards of Adults Pursuing Graduate Degrees" (Peter J. Murk, et al.), "Research on Interagency Cooperation amongst Adult Education Providers: The State of the Art" (Michael J. Offerman), "Determining Intentions to Participate in Continuing Education: A Theory of Reasoned Action" (Brandt W. Pryor), "Teaching Parents to Teach English" (William F. Russell), "Accommodating the Adult Undergraduate" (Debra J. Schaal, et al.), "Reading Strategies of Adults Who Are Poor Readers: A Review of Selected Research and Implications for Practice" (James E. Snoddy), "The Subject-Matter of Adult Education: The Phenomenology of Adult Education as Rigorous Human Science" (Sherman M. Stanage), "Continuing Education for Part-Time Faculty in Higher Education: An Agenda for Research" (Thomas K. Thomas), "Adult Educators and Locus of Control in Teaching" (Elizabeth B. Williams), and "Concepts Crucial to Understanding Nonliterate American Adults" (Bertie Dawes Wood). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Dropouts, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Agency Cooperation, Androgyny, Computer Literacy, Continuing Education, Educational Research, Extension Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Illiteracy, Job Satisfaction, Leisure Time, Life Style, Literacy Education, Locus of Control, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Parent Education, Phenomenology, Reading Difficulties, Research Needs, Sex Differences, Staff Development, Stress Management, Student Motivation, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Continuing Education.