ERIC Number: ED378359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
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)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Career Development, Community Education, Continuing Education, Educational Research, Higher Education, Leadership Qualities, Learning Theories, Literacy Education, Nontraditional Students, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Workplace Literacy
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
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Note: Some pages contain very small type.