ERIC Number: ED475683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Mar-15
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Adult and Continuing Education Research Conference (6th, Harrisburg, PA, March 15, 2003).
Ferro, Trenton R., Ed.
These 21 papers share research findings on the link between practice and research in adult, continuing, community, and distance education. Nine invited papers are "Evolution of Activists" (Baird); "Toward a Phenomenology of Adults' Learning Experiences" (Baptiste et al.); "Quest for the Grail? Searching for Critical Thinking in Adult Education" (Boxler); "Adult Education as Snake Oil Under the Guise of Democracy" (Carr-Chellman, Carr-Chellman); "Production of Knowledge in Work Teams" (Howell); "Life Since Then: Reconstructing Korean Women's Educational Experiences and Their Lives" (Hyun); "Form or Flesh: Social Factors That Impact Women's Practice of Breast Self-Examination" (London); "Marketing God: Critical Inquiry into Spirituality in the Workplace" (Milacci, Howell); and"From Symbols, Stories, and Social Artifacts to Social Architecture and Agency" (Siegel). Twelve refereed papers are "Adult Learners' Perceptions of Teaching and Learning During Times of Crisis" (Amann); "Healthcare and Adult Education" (Beck); "Effectiveness of Workplace Diversity Training" (Bettinger); "Synthesis of Empirical Literature: In Distance Education What Is the Relationship Between Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication and the Adult Learning Process?" (Linda M. Black); "Identifying Theories on Practice in Adult Literacy Education" (Coro); "Use of Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice with an Experienced Occupational Therapy Assistant: Case Study" (Humbert); "Four Adult Literacy Classrooms" (Medina); "Contributions of Literacy to Employment" (Passmore et al.); "'From Many, One': Exploration of Religious Pluralism and the Religious Education of Young Adults" (Ritchey); "Factors Deterring Adult Undergraduate Students from Participation in Study Abroad" (Surridge); "Making Meaning of Nonformal Education in State and Local Parks" (Taylor); and "From Research to Practice: Toward a Spiritually Grounded and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy" (Tisdell). (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Activism, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Correctional Education, Critical Thinking, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Research, Equal Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Learning Experience, Literacy Education, Marketing, Models, Multicultural Education, Nonformal Education, Nurses, Organizational Climate, Phenomenology, Relevance (Education), Religious Education, Research and Development, Spiritual Development, Spirituality, Study Abroad, Telecommunications, Theory Practice Relationship, Womens Education, Work Experience
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Sponsor: Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education.; Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA.
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea