ERIC Number: ED413445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Forging Connections in Adult Higher Education. National Conference on Alternative and External Degree Programs for Adults (14th, San Francisco, California, October 6-8, 1994).
American Council on Education, Washington, DC.; Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.
This document contains the following 25 papers from a conference on adult higher educational practices: "Learning and Workplace Linkages via Applied Research Projects" (Elaine Cahalan Hollensbe, Linda Hauber); "Practical Action Research in Non-Traditional Students' Senior Projects" (Elliott Lauderdale); "Obtaining the Elusive: An Innovative Degree Program for Re-Entry Working Class and Minority Women" (Diedra Miller, Marilyn Korostoff, Kathryn Girard, Susan Hunter Hancock, Richard Cohen); "The Adult Decision-Making Process" (Grete Stenersen); "Blended Life Planning: Connecting Education, Leisure, and Work in Adult Degree Programs" (Joyce C. Woodruff); "The Praxis Model for Adult Education" (Mary E. Boyce, Carol Ann Franklin, John W. Willets); "Listening to Students: The Effect on Teaching" (Frances H. Coker); "Empowering Faculty to Manage Off-Campus Degree Programs: Redefining Faculty Workloads and Service" (William A. Cook); "Creating an Appropriate Academic Advising Environment for Minority Male Adults with Entry Fears: The Path to Retention" (Mary J. Didelot); "Learning to Live Together: How Adult Degree and Traditional Undergraduate Programs Exert Mutual Influence" (Dennis R. Parks); "Transforming Experience into Learning Outcomes" (Richard M. Ashbrook, Daina McGary); "Outcomes Assessment: The Walden Approach Focusing on Final Outcome" (Caroline L. Bassett); "Identifying Common Learning Outcomes in Adult Degree-Completion Programs in Management" (John Fazio, Dawn Hodges); "Thinking of Adult College Students in Terms of Erikson's Ethic of Care" (Judith Gerardi); "Teaching Information Retrieval Skills to Adult Students" (Bonnie Gratch, Helene LaFrance); "University, Community College, and Corporate Cooperation in Delivering a '2 Plus 2' Baccalaureate Program via Two-Way Interactive Video Technology" (Gary R. Levine, Marilyn Kelly, David Heifetz); "Playing in the Cyberspace Sandbox: The Intersection of the Human and Electronic Communities" (Rena Palloff, Keith Pratt); "The Use of Videotapes to Enhance Intellectual Life in a Non-traditional Adult Degree Program" (Bedford M. Vestal, John Hockett, Robert Con Davis); "Sleuthing San Francisco Connections: Detective, Fiction, Popular Culture, and the Academy" (David Belcastro); "Differences in Process and Content Emphasis in Individualized Education" (Xenia Coulter, Lee Herman, Thomas Hodgson, Sylvain Nagler, Irene Rivera de Royston); "Designing Connections: Shortening the Curriculum Review Process in Adult Higher Education" (Kiren Dosanjh, Rick Williams, Gary Zucca); "A Conversation on the Socratic Method" (Sue Fishman, Ethan Fishman); "The Socratic Method and the Great Books" (Jeanne Foster); "Patterns of Learning Involvement, Adult Degree Program Students, and an Alternative Perspective on Student Learning Outcomes" (Carol E. Kasworm); and "Border Crossings, Collaboration, and Connections: An International Perspective." (David Shallenberger, Ann Folwell Stanford). (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.; Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.