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Gupta, Kalpana; Archuleta, Kristi – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
This chapter summarizes the articles contained in this special issue, highlighting emerging themes and future implications for research and practice for adult educators.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Metacognition, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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D'Annunzio-Green, Norma; Barron, Paul – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine student learner perceptions of benefits, barriers and enablers in learning whilst working, specifically focussing, on learning transfer from a university MSc in human resource management to students' professional roles as human resource practitioners. Design/methodology/approach: The study used…
Descriptors: Barriers, Transfer of Training, Part Time Students, Graduate Students
Donley, Jan – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2019
The Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL) is a national content center established to work with regional comprehensive centers and state education agencies (SEA) to build SEAs' capacity to stimulate, select, implement, and scale up innovation in learning. This report is a collection of evidence ratings and practice briefs. The categories for…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Capacity Building, Educational Practices, Best Practices
European University Association, 2019
Higher education stakeholders are increasingly aware of the need for systematic continuous professional development opportunities for university teachers. This report reflects the outcomes of the work of European University Association's (EUA) Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Group on "Continuous development of teaching…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Higher Education
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Roessger, Kevin M.; Eisentrout, Kjirsten; Hevel, Michael S. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Informed by self-directed learning theory, we explored the relationship between community college students' ages and their use of academic advising. Although academic advising has been shown to be an important part of student success, few studies have explored academic advising at community colleges and among adult learners. We performed…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Age Differences, Two Year College Students, Correlation
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Collier-Meek, Melissa A.; Sanetti, Lisa M. H. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Home-school interventions can facilitate positive family-school relationships and improve student outcomes. However, there is little research that attends to parents' treatment integrity, even though home-school interventions are uniquely challenging and parents may experience particular challenges as implementers. This case study documents two…
Descriptors: Homework, Parent Participation, Parent Education, Intervention
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Bai, Barry; Song, Huan; Zhang, Qian – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Opportunities for high quality teachers' continuing professional development (CPD) are considered scarce in Asian countries such as China, Vietnam, and Cambodia. In addition, there seem to be few sustainable outcomes of teachers' CPD. The present study aimed to address English teachers' dissatisfaction with their own CPD in China. With some…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teaching Styles, Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education
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Dahlstedt, Magnus; Fejes, Andreas – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
The aim of this article is to analyse the ways in which migration plays out in adult students' narratives about their occupational choice and future, focusing on three individual narratives of adult students with various experiences of migration to Sweden. Drawing on Sara Ahmed's conception of orientation, our results show how the adult students'…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Immigrants, Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries
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van den Berghe, Rianne; Verhagen, Josje; Oudgenoeg-Paz, Ora; van der Ven, Sanne; Leseman, Paul – Review of Educational Research, 2019
In recent years, robots have increasingly been implemented as tutors in both first- and second-language education. The field of robot-assisted language learning (RALL) is developing rapidly. Studies have been published targeting different languages, age groups, and aspects of language and using different robots and methodologies. The present…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills
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Hursen, Cigdem – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
In this study, the effect of technology supported problem-based learning activities on adults' self-efficacy perception for research-inquiry was investigated. Furthermore, determining the advantages and limitations of using Facebook in adult education were also investigated. In the study in which a total of 25 adults continuing their graduate…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Problem Based Learning, Self Efficacy, Inquiry
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Kosyakova, Yuliya; Gerber, Theodore P. – Sociology of Education, 2019
Adult education influences how labor market opportunities are structured in the later life course. We propose a theoretical framework for understanding the stratifying role of adult education resting on the distinction between two forms of adult education--upgrading and sidestepping: Resources, incentives, and selection processes systematically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational History, Educational Change
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Johns, Rebecca A.; Pontes, Rachelle – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2019
Adult environment literacy in the USA remains disturbingly low, despite the urgency of environmental problems. In the face of federal attack on many of the gains made in the last half a century to protect and sustain natural resources and human health, increasing understanding of complex ecological processes and the human role in environmental…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Parks, Ecology
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Murray, Kelly; Ward, Kath – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Introduction: This study explored what influences the use of social media platforms within the CPD of occupational therapy students and qualified occupational therapists. It also considered perceived barriers to its use and whether age in line with generation theory, in particular digital natives vs digital immigrants impacted on willingness to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Occupational Therapy
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Keefe-Perry, L. Callid; Moon, Zachary – Religious Education, 2019
This article explores the powerful influence that trauma can have on individuals and the ways in which this influence might be addressed in the development of adult religious education. It asks how we can facilitate deepening a person's relationship with God and others when trauma has damaged a person's capacity to relate. Suggestions are made for…
Descriptors: Trauma, Adult Education, Religious Education, Religious Factors
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Lido, Catherine; Reid, Kate; Osborne, Michael – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
Despite UNESCO's Learning Cities agenda, which argues for the mobilisation of resources to promote education across all sectors and environments, there is little evaluative research on Learning City engagement which is both naturalistic and empirically rigorous. The research on informal adult learning in urban contexts is particularly sparse. This…
Descriptors: Social Media, Urban Areas, Adult Learning, Case Studies
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