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ERIC Number: ED546374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 159
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: 978-1-2676-5359-8
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A Psychosocial Interaction Study of Adulthood Demographics and Non-Compulsory Education, Learning, Training, and Development Participation Using the National Household Education Survey
Chillis, Jimmy L.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Texas
This report analyses the NHES: 2005 data to present the state of American education in reference to "adult" participation in education. Psychosocial interaction theory is applied to the social event of attaining adulthood to analyze and report the propensity of American adults to participate in non-compulsory adult education. The review of the literature of perceptual demographic variables of adult attainment: age, prior education, subordinate responsibility, child-age dependent care, marital status, job stability, and home ownership. The analysis compares the data of participants and non-participants of non-compulsory adult education using binomial logistic regression analysis with tests, for a 95% confidence level and 0.05 significance. Included is a discussion of how appropriately aligned development opportunities and experiences may further increase education effectiveness and performance outcomes. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Household Education Survey