ERIC Number: ED446213
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct-12
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Arabs, Community Education, Continuing Education, Cultural Context, Culture Conflict, Distance Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Folk Schools, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Mentors, Metacognition, Nurses, Older Adults, Performance Factors, Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Whole Language Approach
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
Authoring Institution: National-Louis Univ., Evanston, IL.; Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb.; Illinois Adult and Continuing Education Association.
Identifiers - Location: Guyana; Taiwan