ERIC Number: ED344095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Reflecting on Practice in Adult Higher Education. National Conference on Alternative and External Degree Programs for Adults (11th, Mobile, Alabama, October 10-12, 1991).
Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Workshops and presentations in this volume are as follows: "Learning the Language of Learning" (Firestone); "Self-Study Examination Program of Higher Education for Adults in China" (Wang, Smith); "Using the Principles and Process of Adult Learning to Develop an Award Level Program for the Education of Adult Educators: An Australian Case Study" (Morris); "The Adult Learner and Fear: A Critical Combination in Academic Advising" (Didelot); "The Use of Peer Support/Study Groups for Registered Nurses in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program" (Stone); "Shift Happens: Non-Traditional Education and Women's Adult Development" (Taylor); "Factors in Adult Students Not Persisting in a Non-Traditional Undergraduate Program" (Ganiere et al.); "'And Gladly Would (S)he Learn, and Gladly Teach': Ideal Faculty for Adult Learners" (Dumbleton); "Reflections on Teaching and Advising Adults" (Bunnell); "A Study of Student Perception of the Importance of ADP (Adult Degree Program) Advising Tasks and Faculty Performance" (Gillett, Duncan); "The Rossman Adult Learning Inventory: Creating Awareness of Adult Development" (Rossman, Rossman); "Evaluating Program Quality and Effectiveness: A Case of Marian College" (Owolabi); "Dialogue on Diversity: The Person and the Institution," (Alicea, Shallenberger); "Experiential Learning, Reflections on Practice and the Organizational Action Scientist" (Brown, Elfenbein); "Applying the Principles of Adult Learning in the Management of an Administrative Staff" (Dix); "Teaching Inquiry as a Lifelong Learning Skill" (Rury, Walden); "Critical Perspectives: Teaching Great Books and Religious Studies to Adults" (McEntyre); "In Search of a Context for Our Work: Understanding the Life History Method and Its Place in the Social Science Research Tradition" (Carlson); "Researching Practice and Practicing Research: A Critique of Distance Education Research and Writing" (Beaudoin); "The Student as Integrator in Interdisciplinary Studies" (Salner); "Team Teaching and Interdisciplinary Courses" (Gesiakowska, Lo Sardo); "The Logic of Decisions: Adult Learners and Third World Students" (Wein); and "Educational Planning at Empire State College: Faculty Expectations vs Student Aspirations" (DuBois, Lawrence). (NLA)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Action Research, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Biographies, Conference Proceedings, Developing Nations, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Faculty Advisers, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Approach, Nontraditional Education, Nurses, Program Effectiveness, Reflective Teaching, Social Science Research, Team Teaching, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.