ERIC Number: ED446214
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Access to Quality and Success: Applying Principles of Good Practice. Program [and] Proceedings of the Adult Higher Education Alliance/American Council on Education Annual Conference (20th, Chicago, Illinois, October 4-7, 2000).
Lee, Koby, Ed.
This document contains 22 papers presented at a conference on practices in adult higher education. Representative papers include the following: "The Classroom as a Model of Social Justice" (Keith B. Armstrong, Susan A. Timm); "Adult Students with Learning Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders" (Richard Ashbrook, Jody Founrier, Jeanette McDonald, Tanya Poteet); "Teaching for Wisdom: Is It Possible?" (Caroline Bassett); "Thorny Issues of Reliability, Validity, and Fairness When Evaluating Portfolio Assessment" (Nancy J. Cooledge, Jocelyn J. Cooledge, Kimberly Weihe); "Using Portfolio Assessment for General Education in an Adult Degree Program" (Sharon Bailey Drury, Cynthia Tweedell); "A Partnership in Health Professions Education: Connections between the United States and Israel" (Charles W. Ford, Lucia F. Miree); "Quality Learning and Adult Transformative Development" (Roxanne M. Gonzales, Jayne Pelletier); "Using Comprehensive Portfolios to Encourage Self-Managed Learning and Assess Program Outcomes" (Roberta Hartmann, Andrew Carlson); "Adults with Learning Disabilities: A Developmental Perspective" (Sandra Johnson); "Assessing for Metacognition Competencies in an Adult Degree Completion Program" (Roberta Albom Liebler); "Outcomes and Quality: Assessment Is the Key to Success" (Jane A. Long); "Do Faculty Gear the Language of Distance Education Web Courses to Adult Learners?" (Evan S. Smith); "A Study of Adult Learners' Persistence and Success in Accelerated and Traditional Programs" (Raymond J. Wlodkowski); and "Assessment of Student Learning: Implications for Teachers and Learners" (Kathryn Gleason Cook). A conference program included in the packet contains summaries of the papers. (KC)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Accounting, Adult Students, Allied Health Occupations Education, Distance Education, Educational Practices, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Learning Disabilities, Metacognition, Portfolio Assessment, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.; Adult Higher Education Alliance.
Identifiers - Location: Israel