ERIC Number: ED478134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Students, Articulation (Education), Cognitive Style, Computer Mediated Communication, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Awareness, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Educational Exchange, Leadership, Nontraditional Education, Nontraditional Students, Partnerships in Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.; Adult Higher Education Alliance.
Identifiers - Location: South Africa; United States