ERIC Number: ED321029
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Midwest Research-to-Practice. Proceedings of the Conference in Adult and Continuing Education (7th, Madison, Wisconsin, October 21-22, 1988).
Coggins, Chere Campbell, Ed.
The following 26 papers are presented in this document: "The Relationship between the Adult's Cognitive Style and Achieving Style to Preference for Self-Directed Learning" (Bitterman); "Developing a Mentoring Program for Persons in Independent Work Sites" (De Vries); "Reflection and the Problem of Self-Deception in Adult Learning" (Dirkx); "A Contingency Model for Planning Educational Programs" (Finley); "Adult High School Noncompleters Receiving General Assistance: Analysis on the Basis of Reference Group Theory" (Fisher); "Is a Learning Style-Personality Type Relationship Characteristic of Adult Learners?" (Fratzke); "Community Service by First Offenders: Adult Development through Symbolic Restitution" (Hanson-Stone); "Inquiry as a Function of Practice" (Heaney); "A Comparison of Three Transfer of Training Strategies in Inservice Adult Teacher Training" (Henschke); "Long Term Impact Evaluation of Continuing Education Programs" (Henschke); "The Assessment of Organizational Ineffectiveness and Effectiveness in Colleges and Universities" (Jones); "International Perspectives on Increasing Support for Continuing Education" (Knox); "The Decision Making Process in Adult and Community Education Programs: The Director as Decision Maker" (Levine, Snoddy, Suvedi); "The Perceptions and Attitudes of School Superintendents toward Adult Illiteracy" (Ludden, Wood); "Roles and Methods of Educators in Building Leadership Skills and Attitudes" (McIntee, Rossing); "Dropout in Adult Literacy Programs: An Application of Tinto's Model of Attrition" (Martin); "Do Returning Adult Men Students Have Psychosocial Concerns?" (Muench); "Factors Leading to the Termination of Three Consortia of Higher Education Institutions: A Case Study" (Offerman); "Expert Systems as a Vehicle for the Transfer of Research-to-Practice" (Oravec); "A Framework for Evaluating Child Abuse Prevention Programs" (Pamperin); "Research, Reward, and Professional Practice" (Podeschi); "Illinois Literacy Hotline Evaluation" (Sheared); "The Long-Term Effects of Wingspread Conferences" (Tait); "Factors Influencing Lifelong Learning of Professional Nurses" (Wagner); "Comparison of the Training Process or Methods between In-House Trainers and External Consultants" (Westover); and "An Analysis of Supervisory and Management Development Training Needs of Public Sector Employees" (Spikes). (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Child Abuse, Cognitive Style, Consortia, Decision Making, Dropouts, Educational Planning, Expert Systems, Independent Study, Leadership, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Management Development, Mentors, Nurses, Professional Continuing Education, Program Evaluation, Research and Development, Role Models, Theory Practice Relationship, Trainers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Dept of Continuing and Vocational Education.
Note: For the 1987 proceedings, see ED 295 046.