ERIC Number: ED471123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education (21st, DeKalb, Illinois, October 9-11, 2002).
Orem, Richard A., Ed.
This document contains 41 papers and 11 poster session presentations from a conference on research-to-practice in adult, continuing, and community education. The following are among the papers included: "Learning in a Multicultural Environment" (Mansur Abdullah, Cory Eisenberg, Willard C. Hall Jr., Pauline Valvo); "How to Engage in Successful Collaborative Learning" (Joseph L. Armstrong, Andrew Barrett, George W. Brutchen, Silvia Chamboneth, Jacqueline R. Stillisano); "An Exploration into the Use of Questioning and Other Communication Strategies in Diverse Learning Environments" (Keith B. Armstrong, Susan A. Timm); "The Voices of Employees" (John Baaki, Maria Cseh); "Emphasizing Interaction among Learners and Teachers in Asynchronous Teaching and Learning Environments" (Charles Allen Baker-Clark); "Taking Models to the Field as Generative Rather Than Literal Metaphors" (Peter J. Borger); "Identifying Theoretical Constructs to Guide the Preparation and Development of the Laity" (Jeanne M. Connolly); "Constructing User-Friendly Instruments" (Gary J. Conti); "A Humanistic Approach to Adult Education" (Alyce Cooks, Darwyn Hackney, Sanetta George Jackson, Claude Stevens, Dave Zumwalt); "Investigating the Experiences of Online Learning" (Mary K. Cooper, Cheryl Bielema); "Generational Difference and the Problem of Identity in the Adult Education and Community College Classroom" (John M. Dirkx); "An Action Science Approach to Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Communities as a Vehicle for Comprehensive School Reform" (Daniel V. Folkman); "Adult Learning on the Internet" (Anne A. Ghost Bear, Gary J. Conti); "Evaluating Changes in Training Managers' Role Perceptions" (Joshua D. Hawley, Joni K. Barnard); "(Dis)empowering Pedagogies" (Conni Huber, Gary Cale); "Residential Learning" (Carole J. Kabel); "Batterer Education Programs and Their Effect on Internal/External Locus of Control" (Desi Larson, Donna Galluzzo, Reid Stevens); "Adult Development from the Inside Out" (Randee Lipson Lawrence); "Russia and China in Transition" (Jun Liu, John Niemi); "Program Planning in Faith-Based Organizations" (Kari L. Parks); "The Instructor as an Institutional Barrier to Adult Education in the African American Church" (Michael Rowland, Paulette Isaac); "Psychodynamic Perspectives on Adult Learning Groups" (Janice Morgan Saturday); and "The Experience of Real World Contexts in Virtual Environments" (Regina O. Smith, Christina Dokter, John M. Dirkx). Many papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Blacks, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, College Programs, Community Education, Continuing Education, Cooperative Learning, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Humanism, Information Transfer, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intergenerational Programs, Learning Theories, Literature Reviews, Multicultural Education, Multivariate Analysis, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Relevance (Education), Religious Education, Research Utilization, Science Instruction, Student Characteristics, Systems Approach, Teaching Methods, Theological Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Transformative Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Womens Education
For full text: http://www.cedu.niu.edu/reps/midwest.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: China; Russia