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ERIC Number: ED478134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Pages: 299
Abstractor: N/A
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Creating New Meanings in Leading Learning. Proceedings [of the] National Conference on Alternative and External Degree Programs for Adults (22nd, Pittsburgh, PA, October 9-12, 2002).
American Council on Education, Washington, DC.; Adult Higher Education Alliance.
These proceedings are comprised of 25 presentations divided into 5 "tracks." Section I, Diversity and Social Justice, has "Free to Learn with Body and Soul Jazz Divas, Beat Poets, and Street Preachers" (Ferrante, Belcastro); "Clashing Cultures in Our Classrooms" (Gabrich, Rothenberger); "Encouraging Adults in College to Engage with Inclusive Communities" (Lauderdale et al.); and "Cultural Identity and Classroom Architecture" (Reinhart, Thomas). Section II, Ethics and Leadership Track, has "Passion for the Impossible" (Alverson, Crossen); "Leading Learning by Assuring Distance Instructional Technology Is an Ethical Enterprise" (Balmert, Ezzell); and "Moral Leadership and the Role of the Adult Educator" (Ursery). Section III, Instructional Technology and Leadership, has "Pedagogy, Technology, and Learning Styles" (Beaumaster, Long); "Mentoring Program for New Associate Faculty Members of the School of Professional Studies at Eastern University" (Boyd); "Using Distance Education Technologies to Enhance In-Class Discussion Among Older Learners in an Institute for Learning in Retirement" (Clarke); "Letting Learners Lead" (Kent); "Using the Web to Sustain an Academic Community" (Mandell, Rounds); and "Hybrid Distance Learning Format" (Martyn, Bash). Section IV, Communities of Learners, has "Fostering a Community of Learners in a Corporate-College Setting" (Grapin et al.); "Covey's Habits and Synergetic Learning Community" (McGarrity et al.); "'Will You Be My Critical Friend?'" (Megarry); "What Makes a Cohort a Learning Community?" (Miller); and "Internship Partnerships for Enrichment" (Smith). Section V, Leadership and Organizational Change, has "Interdisciplinary Learning as Preparation for Leadership" (Ashbrook et al.); "Putting the Focus on Organizational Learning" (Boyce); "Figuring Out What Matters in Collaborative Programs" (Ezzell, Turner); "Orienting Adult Students for a Successful Transition into College" (Flaherty); "Importance of Creating a 'Sense of Community' Within an Adult Student Cohort" (Harris); "Inquiry into the Factors Influencing the Success of the Under Prepared Adult Student" (Luke); and "Spinal Adjustment" (Norris, Richter-Hauk). (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.; Adult Higher Education Alliance.
Identifiers - Location: South Africa; United States