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ERIC Number: ED378359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Pages: 252
Abstractor: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing and Community Education (13th, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 13-15, 1994).
Martin, Larry, Ed.
The conference provided a forum for practitioners and researchers to discuss practices, concepts, evaluation and research studies in order to improve practice in adult education. Included are the following: "Realizing the Potential for Grounded Theory in Adult Education" (Babchuk et al.); "Behind the Smoke and Mirrors of Reorganization" (Benson); "A Blueprint for Transitioning the Returning Adult into Higher Education" (Bishop); "Toward a Model for Evaluating Commercially Prepared Critical Thinking Materials for Adult Literacy" (Blodgett); "Case Studies of Civic Education" (Boggs et al.); "Application of Adult Education Principles to Workplace Literacy Program Descriptions" (Chaney); "The Influence of Self-Other Relationships in Constructivist Approaches to Adult Learning" (Dirkx, Deems); "Styles and Effectiveness of Managing Conflict" (Donovan); "Development of Learned Ethical Behavior among Professional Nurses" (Elkins); "Teaching from the Pulpit" (Ellis); "Codes of Ethics and the Reflective Practitioner" (Ellis, McElhinney); "Linking Research and Practice" (Freer et al.); "Gender and Home-Based Work" (Furry, Radhakrishna); "On the Outside Looking In: Women Doctoral Students and Mentoring Relationships" (Garofolo, Hansman-Ferguson); "Helping Adults Manage Math Anxiety" (Gammage); "Implications of Situated Cognition and Authentic Activity on Adults Learning to Write" (Hansman-Ferguson); "Study of Highly Skilled Field Service Technicians Using a Grounded Theory Approach" (Huber); "'Mix and Weight' Exploring Dimensions of Choice and Responsibility in an Adult Learning Classroom" (Jha, Courtney); "Evaluating an Agricultural Innovation" (King, Rollins); "Paradox of Linking Theory to Practice" (Kolenbrander, Newhouse); "Employment and Career Outcomes of Adult Learners and the Outcomes Assessment Process" (Merrill); "Preparing Program Volunteers to Be Problem Solvers" (Miller, Chen); "Defining Scholarship" (Miller, Sandmann); "Effects of Inservice Training on Part-Time Continuing Education Faculty" (Nolte, Spikes, III); "Public Affairs Leadership" (Rossing et al.); "Strategies for the Design and Delivery of Workplace Education" (Schultz); "Eduard Lindeman's Challenge to Adult Education" (Thornton, Fisher); "Case Studies of Voluntary Career Transition of Community College Students" (Vanderveen); "Examining the Concept of 'Multiple Communities' and Their Impact on Adult Learners" (Wood, Jr.); and "Why Isn't Needs Assessing More Useful to Practitioners?" (Wood, Jr.). Most papers contain references. (YLB)
Department of Education Outreach, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 ($20 plus $3 postage; both U.S. and Canadian dollars).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Some pages contain very small type.