ERIC Number: EJ1086064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
Adult Education Faculty and Programs in North America
Tisdell, Elizabeth J.; Wright, Robin Redmon; Taylor, Edward W.
Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, v66 n1 p76-95 Feb 2016
This article reports on the findings of a quantitative survey of North American adult education faculty and a textual analysis of websites of adult education graduate programs in North America conducted in the fall of 2013. This study examined background information about adult education faculty and programs; the nature of faculty work interests, motivations, and satisfaction; and involvement with the Commission of Professors of Adult Education. It is informed by prior studies in the field, the role of professional organizations literature as related to social capital, and the faculty satisfaction literature.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Teacher Surveys, Web Sites, Content Analysis, Graduate School Faculty, Mixed Methods Research, Online Surveys, Social Capital, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Salaries, Age Differences, Teacher Characteristics, Online Courses, Teacher Researchers, Demography, College Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; North America; United States