ERIC Number: ED450291
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar-17
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Adult and Continuing Education Research Conference (5th, Indiana, Pennsylvania, March 17, 2001).
Owens, Heather, Ed.; Thompson, Carole, Ed.
This document contains papers from a Pennsylvania conference on adult and continuing education research. The following papers are included: "Violence against Women: Looking behind the Mask of Incarcerated Batterers" (Irene C. Baird); "Refocusing Faculty Development: The View from an Adult Learning Perspective" (Patricia A. Lawler, Kathleen P. King); "Living and Learning with HIV/AIDS: Transformational Tales Continued" (Lisa M. Baumgartner); "Gender Differences in Distance Education and Technology: Familiarity, Comfortability, and Receptivity in the Hotel and Restaurant Industry" (David S. Bender, James A. Bardi); "Using Qualitative Case Study to Evaluate a Pre-employment Training Program for Adults" (Susan C. Biro); "Assessing the Effectiveness of a Faith-Based Learning Environment for Adults: A Case Study and Comparative Analysis" (Anthony L. Blair); "Evaluating the Value of Internships for Adult Learners" (Gary J. Dean, Kurt P. Dudt); "The Value of Higher Education: A Latino Perspective" (Denise K. Hay); "The Intricacies of Initiate-Response-Evaluate in Adult Literacy Education" (Patsy Medina); "Where Cancer Patients Receive Information: A Comparative Study with Patients and the Perception of Health Care Professionals" (Eileen Milakovic); "Adult Students Speak Out; A Focus Group Research Project" (Sherry Miller Brown); "Identifying the State of the Art: Measures Used to Assess Adult Learners in Even Start Family Literacy Programs" (Joe Norden Jr., Gary J. Dean); "Family Literacy and Adult Education: Informing Practices That Encourage Participation" (Stephanie Wexler-Robock, Kathleen P. King); and "More Than Just Reading and Math: Women in Adult Basic Education" (Lisa J. Wright, Kathleen P. King). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills, Battered Women, Beliefs, Cancer, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Environment, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Family Literacy, Family Violence, Focus Groups, Food Service, Health Personnel, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Hospitality Occupations, Hotels, Information Sources, Internship Programs, Job Training, Literacy Education, Literature Reviews, Participation, Patient Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Qualitative Research, Religious Organizations, Research Methodology, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Theory Practice Relationship, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education.; Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania. Dept. of Adult and Community Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania