ERIC Number: ED427261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Mar-21
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Adult and Continuing Education Research Conference (Chester, Pennsylvania, March 21, 1998).
King, Kathleen P., Ed.; Ferro, Trenton R., Ed.
This conference provided researchers and practitioners with a forum for sharing research findings that focus on the link between research and practice in adult, continuing, and community education. The proceedings consists of 17 papers and a symposium. The agenda is provided. The three invited papers are as follows: "Imprisoned Bodies--Free Minds: Incarcerated Women and Liberatory Learning" (Irene C. Baird); "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's GED [General Educational Development] Graduates' Progress" (Gary J. Dean); and "Knowledge as 'Quality Non-Conformance': A Critical Case Study of ISO 9000 and Adult Education in the Workplace" (Fred M. Schied et al.). The 13 refereed papers are as follows: "Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management Faculty Perceptions of Distance Learning: Motivation to Teach Distance Learning Courses" (James A. Bardi); "Listening to Workplace Trainers: What's Wrong with Our Train-the-Trainer Programs?" (Katherine V. Beauchemin); "Leisure Travel as Adult Education" (Elizabeth Beswick, Rebecca Taksel); "Administering Distance Learning: From Planning to Serving Student Needs and Evaluating Outcomes" (Cheryl M. Boyer); "The Linguistics of Andragogy and Its Offspring" (Trenton R. Ferro); "Facilitating Perspective Transformation in Adult Education Programs: A Tool for Educators" (Kathleen P. King); "The Influence, Power, and Impact of Support Groups for Women Who Return to College" (Linda R. Madden-Brenholts, Renee Knox); "The Role of Adult Education Theory and Practice in the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-42" (C. Frederick Ralston);"Addressing Threshold Issues Before Developing a Code of Ethics for Adult Educators" (Irwin H. Siegel); "Angelou and Incarcerated Women: Their Personal Narratives as a Process for Analyzing Adult Development" (Robert Surridge, Irene C. Baird); "Parent Care: A Review of the Literature" (Susanne M. Weiland); "Learning to Learn, Learning to Change, Learning to Grow: Action Research for New Program Development" (Judy Witt); and "Adults in Transition: Clinicians to Novice Faculty Members" (Lee Zaslow). The symposium, "Technology and Adult Education--Dream or Reality?," includes the following: "How Do We Do Hi-Tech Research?" (Kathleen P. King); "How Do We Integrate Technology into Our Curricula?" (Trenton R. Ferro); and "Dealing with Technology--The Personal Side" (Patricia A. Lawler). The closing remarks are "Paulo Freire and the Philosophy of Adult Education" (John L. Elias). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Children, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Andragogy, Correctional Education, Distance Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Ethics, Family Caregivers, High School Equivalency Programs, Higher Education, Hospitality Occupations, Job Training, Nontraditional Students, Parent Child Relationship, Program Development, Role of Education, State Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Technology, Trainers, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education.
Note: Cosponsored by Association of Continuing Higher Education Region IV, Marywood University, Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education, Temple University, and Widener University.