ERIC Number: ED274774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Community, and Continuing Education. Proceedings (Muncie, Indiana, October 3-4, 1986).
Wood, George S., Jr., Ed.; Wood, Danny, Ed.
The following papers are included: "Schoolhouse in the Factory: The Phenomenology of Literacy" (Berlin); "The Self-Directed Learning Projects of Employed, Married Mothers" (Boyce); "The Forever Plan: Adult Men Who Continue in Postsecondary Education Compared with Those Who Drop Out" (Brown); "Burnout and Associated Factors among Administrators/Mid-Managers of the Cooperative Extension Service in the North Central Region" (Clark); "Recreating the Problem of Participation: An Example of Research to Practice" (Courtney); "Factors Affecting Displaced Workers' Participation in Education and Training Programs" (Dean); "The Tacit Dimension of Practical Knowledge and the Utilization of Research in Adult Education" (Dirkx); "Siddhartha's Spiritual Odyssey: An Analysis of Herman Hesse's Siddhartha Based on Fowler's Stages of Faith Development" (Ferro); "The Relationship between Anomia, Life Satisfaction and Education-Related Variables among Older Adults" (Fisher); "Professional Certification: A Critical Research Issue" (Galbraith and Gilley); "Assessing Training and Development Needs" (Grimstad); "Factors Leading to Job Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction in Adult Basic Education" (Heresz and Orem); "The Role of Interpersonal Communication in Teaching and Learning Situations" (Ihejieto-Aharanwa); "Graduate Studies in Adult Education: An Analysis of Doctoral Programs and Professional Opinions" (Kowalski and Weaver); "An Analysis of Selected Personal Variables Associated with Persistence in a Nontraditional, Liberal Arts Upper-Division Degree Program" (Langenbach and Korhonen); "Identifying the Adult Literacy Research Needs of Indiana: Utilization of the Nominal Group Technique" (Ludden and Wood); "An Analysis of Factors Contributing to the Advancement of Women in Senior Managerial Positions" (Lyons-DeHority); "Application of the Community Education Process Model" (Marshall); "The Creation of Deviance among Adult High School Noncompleters: Relationship of Preadulthood Stigmas with Adult Life-Styles" (Martin); "Returning Adult Women Students: What Are Their Special Needs?" (Muench); "The Measurement of Learning Style: A Critique of Four Assessment Tools with Implications for Research and Practice" (Sewell and Coggins); "Program Evaluation in Adult Education: A Survey of Participants in a University Summer Program" (Snoddy and Levine); "A Whole Language Approach to the Teaching of Adults: A Close Look at Writing" (Soifer and Simmons); "Is to Know to Do?" (Steele); "Age Differences in Student Perceptions of Adult Learner Needs in Selected Community Colleges" (Thompson); "An Ethnology of Physicians for Social Responsibility: Nonformal Adult Education for Social Change" (Turner); "Factors Affecting Self-Esteem in Adult Undergraduate Students" (Van Ness); "Computer Awareness for Adults" (Young and Vernon); and "Issues in the Practice of Action Research" (Zuniga and Smith). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Community Colleges, Community Education, Comparative Analysis, Computer Literacy, Continuing Education, Cooperative Education, Dislocated Workers, Dropouts, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Evaluation Methods, Extension Education, Independent Study, Job Satisfaction, Life Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, Participation, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Reentry Students, Research Utilization, Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Teacher Burnout, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ball State Univ., Muncie, IN. Inst. for Community Education Development.