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ERIC Number: ED446213
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct-12
Pages: 213
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education (14th, Wheaton, Illinois, October 12-14, 1995).
National-Louis Univ., Evanston, IL.; Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb.; Illinois Adult and Continuing Education Association.
This document contains 33 papers from a conference on research in adult, continuing, and community education. Representative papers include the following: "Highlander Folk School: A Commune Based on Intellectual Property" (Keith B. Armstrong, Donna J. Martin); "Women, Welfare and Mandated Education: An Analysis of Single Mothers' Meaning of Learning and its Relevance to Successful Programming" (Irene C. Baird); "Metacognition, Metamemory, and Commitment to Change Strategy: Enhancing Adoption of Innovation of Staff Development" (Cynths S. Blodgett-McDeavitt, John M. Dirkx); "Planning Adult Basic Education within a Lifelong Education Framework: Insights from Taiwan: (Yau-Jane Chen); "Continuing Education Program Administration: A Study of Competent Performance Indicators" (Peter S. Cookson, John English); "The LEPP Model: A New Approach to Planning Adult Education Programs" (Peter S. Cookson); "Older Adult Basic Education Needs and Activities from a Developmental Perspective" (James C. Fisher); "Teaching Adults to Write: A Situated Activity" (Catherine A. Hansman-Fergusin, Arthur L. Wilson); "Developing a Mentoring Program Improvement Evaluation Model" (John A. Henschke); "Aspects of Arab Culture Affecting Adult Learners: Gender, Class, and Religious Issues" (Jenny Hopkins); "Whole Language and Adult Literacy" (Jiazhen Hu); "Teacher Beliefs about Staff Development via Distance Education: A Research Approach in Planning Practice" (Ruth Schmidle Lavin, John M. Dirkx); '"Delivering University Adult Education in a Contested Political and Ethnic Environment" (Winston Lawrence); "Incorporating Self-Directed Learning into the Classroom" (Huey B. Long); "Toward a Theory of Learning Science for Scientific Literacy among Professional Educators" (Daniel R. Olson); "Goal Setting for the 21st Century: A Study of Public Perceptions of Adult Basic Education" (Richard A. Orem, Patricia Hunsaker); "Metacognitive Dimensions of the Selection and Use of Learning Strategies by Adult College Students and Traditional Age College Students" (Mary Ann Rasnak); and "Preparation for Peer Mentoring: A Pilot Project" (Susan Timm, Keith Armstrong, George Gutierrez). Papers include abstracts and references. (KC)
College of Education, Office of External Programs, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 ($20 plus $3 postage and packing).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National-Louis Univ., Evanston, IL.; Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb.; Illinois Adult and Continuing Education Association.
Identifiers - Location: Guyana; Taiwan