ERIC Number: ED402511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Visions and Revisions. Annual Alliance/ACE Conference (16th, St. Pete Beach, Florida, October 3-5, 1996).
Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
These proceedings consist of 20 presentations made during 5 sessions at a conference dealing with alternative degree programs for adults. The following papers are included: "Narrative Reasoning as Assessment" (Richard M. Ashbrook); "Political and Administrative Issues in Developing a Distance Learning Based Program" (Margaret Foss, Conni R. Huber); "Diversity and Access: Focus Groups as Sources of Information for Addressing Recruitment and Retention of Adult Diverse Students" (Judith Gerardi, Beverly Smirni); "Seizing Learning Opportunities: Embracing a Collaborative Process" (Randee Lipson Lawrence, Craig A. Mealman); "Modeling Inquiry: How Do We Understand Theory?" (Carla R. Payne); "Peering into Cyberspace: An Examination of the Issues Facing Faculty and Adult Learners Entering the Realm of Distance Learning" (Elene Kent, Mary Ellen Shaughnessy); "A Panel Discussion on Intergenerational Learning: The PEL-ASPEC (Program for Experience Learners-Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College) Project at Eckerd College" (Leo L. Nussbaum, James J. Annarelli); "A Performance Management System for Adjunct Faculty: Selection, Orientation, Development, and Evaluation" (Cindy Scarlett, Sandie Turner); "Dialogue: A Skill for Praxis" (John W. Willets, Carol Ann Franklin); "Academic Excellence through Part-Time Faculty" (Fredric Zook, Frederick Romero); "Learning to Learn Workshops for Adult Students: Pathways to Discovery" (Lillian Barden, Deborah Cash); "Eliminating Racism and Teaching Tolerance in Our Adult Education Classes" (Angela Clark-Louque, Carol Ann Franklin); "Gender-Based Learning Characteristics of Adult Business Students at a Liberal Arts College" (Steven L. Sizoo et al.); "What Is Adult Higher Education Doing to the Political Environment?" (Robert H. McKenzie); "So What Makes a Good Independent Study Course?" (Andrew J. Carlson); "Adult Learners and Liberation Today" (Michael Hoy); "Degree Completion Advising Model--A Case of Montreat College" (Ken D. Lakin, Isaac Owolabi); "Multicultural Education: Visions from the Past, Actions for the Future" (Irene Rivera de Royston); "Part One of an Outcomes Study: Implications for Management Education" (Carolyn C. Shadle et al.); and "Teaching Online: Design Issues and the Creation of an Asynchronous Learning Environment" (Danney Ursery). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Conference Proceedings, Cultural Pluralism, Distance Education, Higher Education, Intergenerational Programs, Multicultural Education, Part Time Faculty, Personnel Management, Program Development, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, School Holding Power, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Student Recruitment, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Note: For the 1995 proceedings, see CE 073 210.