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ERIC Number: ED447269
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Sep-22
Pages: 331
Abstractor: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult Continuing, and Community Education (18th, St. Louis, Missouri, September 22-24, 1999).
Austin, Ann, Ed.; Hynes, Geraldine E., Ed.; Miller, Roxanne T., Ed.
This document contains the proceedings of a 1999 conference on adult, continuing, and community education held in St. Louis, Missouri. The following 39 papers are included: "Program Effectiveness Evaluation: Recertification and Job Upgrading for Adult Refugees" (Non-Native Speakers of English) (Adelman); "Rethinking the Linkages between Higher and Adult Education: Implications for Graduate Education" (Beach and Kovan); "Creating Effective Non-Profit Volunteer Training Programs by Utilizing Adult Education Principles" (Bengels); "Empowering Women for Development through Regionally Planned Community Education Strategies: A Southern African Perspective" (Braimoh and Lekoko); "Children of Abraham Sit Down Together To Learn: Initiating Interreligious Learning with Muslims and Jews" (Charaniya and Walsh); "Voices of Job Loss: From Disorienting Dilemma to Perspective Transformation" (Coleman-Hoeppel); "Experiences of Faculty Members Who Interact with Students in an Online Environment" (Conceicao-Runlee and Reilly); "'Goin' Down the Road': Learning at the Edge of Social Movements for Cultural and Ecological Sustainability" (Curry, Liao, Outlaw, and Woodhouse); "An Exploration of Electronic Discussion as an Adult Learning Strategy" (Daley); "Learning and Context: Connections in Continuing Professional Education" (Daley and Carlsson); "Context in the Contextualized Curriculum: Adult Life Worlds as Unitary or Multiplistic?" (Dirkx, Amey, and Haston); "An Examination of the Relevance of Doctoral Study to University Continuing Education Practitioners in the USA" (Donaldson, Bailey, Russell, and Pearce); "Learning Styles" (Droegemueller); "Multiple Intelligences and Adult Learning" (Ferro); "Improving the Reading and Writing Skills of Deaf Adult Learners" (Flynn and Davis); "On a Collision Course: Distance Education and Team Leadership Skills" (Frantz); "Mentoring and Women's Adult Development: Implications for Female Faculty" (Gibson); "Federalization of Adult Education in Oklahoma under Governor 'Alfalfa' Bill Murray, 1933-1941" (Ice and Nolan); "The Impact of the Internet on Research-to-Practice in Adult, Continuing, Extension, and Community Education" (Isenberg and Titus); "'Dance to Learn': Reaffirmation of Cultural Rituals in Instructing Adult Learners in Formal Settings" (Kamen, Kassinger, and Jefferson); "Professionals' Workplace Devaluation" (Klunk);"Symbolic Representations as Mediators for Meaning Construction: An Exploration of Transformative Pedagogy within a Professional Development Context" (Kritskaya and Dirkx); "Transcending Boundaries: Building Community through Residential Adult Learning" (Lawrence); "Self-Directed Professional Development in the Continuing Education of Adult Educators" (Levine and Hikawa); "Exploring the Theory and Practice of Feminist Business" (Magnuson); "Urban Workforce Development: A Collaborative Planning Framework for Improving Basic Skills" (Martin and Sykes); "The Adult Education Implications of 'Work-First' Welfare Reform Policy on Welfare Recipients" (Miller); "ESL [English as a Second Language] Program Evaluation: Lessons from outside the U.S." (Nolan); "Framework To Identify In-Service Education Needs of Extension Practitioners" (Radhakrishna, Spalding, and Smith); "'Aren't You Glad You're Not Stupid?' The Experiences of Adult Students with Invisible Disabilities and Higher Education" (Rocco); "A Piece of the Puzzle: John Ohliger, 'Music Director' of Basic Choices" (Rocco and Rowland); "Adult Learning through Religious Music in an African American Church Choir" (Rowland); "Music in Adult Education" (Rowland); "Expanding Educational Programs: Assessing Business and Community Members' Needs and Support for Community Education" (Suvedi and Lapinski); "A Critical Review of Teaching Belief Research: Implications for Adult Education" (Taylor); "Women 'Teaching across Borders' for Social Change in Adult Education: The Interconnecting Role of Culture and Spirituality" (Tisdell); "A Multi-site Case Study Examining Mentoring Practices" (Merkt); "Understanding Overloaded Adults' Readiness Level for Learning: McClusky's Theory of Margin Refuted" (Wolflin); and "Keynote Address: 'The Accidental Tourist'" (Berlin). The papers include abstracts and references. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., St. Louis. School of Education.; Missouri Association for Adult, Continuing, and Community Education.; American Society for Training and Development, St. Louis, MO. St. Louis Chapter.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Also co-sponsored by the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Continuing Education & Outreach.