ERIC Number: ED442323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Connections: Adult Learners and the Evolving University. Proceedings of the Annual Alliance/ACE Conference (19th, Saratoga Springs, New York, October 21-23, 1999).
State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll.
This collection of 38 papers has as its focus adult learners, and covers a wide range of topics including: electronic peer networks; workplace training (in Australia); health professional accreditation; students with disabilities; vertically integrated courses; balancing instructional modes through journal writing and student collaboration; on-line communities for distance learning; building technology skills in adult learners; distance learning opportunities and challenges; barriers to adult undergraduate education; "learners" and the learning process; strategies for evaluating on-line materials; educational persistence among nontraditional graduate students; Web-based distance learning graduate programs; graduate education; integrating multidimensional research and multimedia for conventional and nonconventional students; working with virtual students; ethical issues in academic mentoring; academic discourse and culture-centered context; quality citations and imposter sites; citizens forums; teaching with technology; adult learning and motivation in accelerated courses; instruction for culturally diverse students; quality learning and instruction in hyperspace; on-line orientation for new faculty; and student and faculty learning experiences with Web courses. (Most papers include references.) (CH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Acceleration (Education), Adult Learning, Adult Students, Certification, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Influences, Disabilities, Distance Education, Diversity (Student), Educational Technology, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Health Personnel, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Journal Writing, Learning Processes, Mentors, Multicultural Education, Nontraditional Students, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, World Wide Web
Empire State College, State University of New York, One Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4390. Web site: http://www.esc.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll.
Identifiers - Location: Australia