ERIC Number: ED469785
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Eastern Regional Adult Education Research Conference (2nd, University Park, PA, March 16-18, 2000).
King, Kathleen P., Ed.; Ferro, Trenton R., Ed.
Focusing on interactions between theory and practice in adult education, this proceedings of refereed papers (45), symposia (3) and roundtable summaries (21) include the following: "Adult Literacy Classroom as a Social System" (Beder); "Documenting Outcomes for Learners and Their Communities" (Bingman, Mincey); "Essence of Leadership: Looking Through the Eyes of Black Protestant Pastors" (Brown-Haywood); "Simulating the Impact of Web-Based Learning on the University" (Carr-Chellman, et al.); "Relationship of Teaching Style, Personality Profile, and Level of Burnout with Adult Educator Effectiveness" (Cason); "Faculty Perceptions of Accelerated and Traditional Course Formats" (Cini, Fritz); "Defining the 'Nontraditional' College Student Through Cluster Analysis" (Dowd, Coury);"Introducing the Mentor Role in Online Distance Learning" (Easton); "Selecting Communications Technology for Continuing Professional Education Program Delivery" (Graybash); "Epistomology at Work: Extension Educators and Their Ways of Knowing" (Haugen); "Why They Come: An Exploration Into Retention and Motivation in an Adult ESL Program" (Nowalk); "Pre-Service Teachers' Ways of Knowing and the Development of Reflective Thinking" (Ostorga, King); "Why Adult Educators Should Care About Diversity" (Parker); "Critical Success Factors for Internet-Based Learning in Developmental Mathematics" (Perez, Foshay); "Adult Education as Vocational Training"(Raditloaneng); "Critical Analysis of Adult Learning Theories" (Shin, Schied); "Factors Enhancing Participation in Continuing Professional Education for Social Workers in Rural Locations" (Shuman, Spikes); "Determination of Factors Affecting User Acceptance of a Computer-Based Training Support Tool in the Workplace" (Wagner, Flannery); and "Learning to Live Beyond a Heart Attack" (Wise). Individual papers contain references. (CG)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Computers, Action Research, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Cluster Analysis, Disadvantaged, Distance Education, Economic Factors, English (Second Language), Family School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Labor Force Development, Literature Reviews, Nontraditional Occupations, Nontraditional Students, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Research Utilization, School Community Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Transformative Learning, Vocational Education, Web Based Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education.; National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Boston, MA.; Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Cooperative Extension Service.; Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Education.
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Identifiers - Location: Botswana; New York; Wisconsin (Milwaukee)