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Stagg, Bethan C.; Verde, Michael F. – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
Scientific drawing and writing are critical to the development of observational and recording skills in biology. However, it is unclear how the process of drawing and writing contribute to the learning of plant taxonomy. In the present study, 41 adult botanical novices studied a suite of UK native plant species using two methods: labelled drawing…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Biology
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Ingleby, Ewan – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper is about HE in FE (higher education in further education) in England. The content reflects on the nature of this form of higher education by presenting research findings from a qualitative inductive research study. The policy-makers ideally wish to see higher education leading to vocational expertise and employability. The research has…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Employment Potential
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van der Slik, Frans; Hout, Roeland van; Schepens, Job – Second Language Research, 2019
Applied linguistics may benefit from a morphological complexity measure to get a better grip on language learning problems and to better understand what kind of typological differences between languages are more important than others in facilitating or impeding adult learning of an additional language. Using speaking proficiency scores of 9,000…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Morphology (Languages), Applied Linguistics, Language Classification
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Boerner, Heather – Community College Journal, 2019
By 2030, experts expect one in five American workers to have an immigrant background. And there are already 44 million immigrants in the United States. Most arrive with unmet workforce training needs. Even those with advanced degrees from their own countries can face language and cultural barriers that can leave them stuck in jobs that squander…
Descriptors: Job Training, Immigrants, Refugees, Community Colleges
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Hobbs, Renee; Coiro, Julie – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
The authors introduce readers to three design features of the University of Rhode Island's Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, a 42-hour, weeklong professional learning experience in digital literacy for educators, librarians, college faculty, and other adult learners. The program is explicitly designed to promote reflection on one's motivations…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Institutes (Training Programs), Summer Programs, Professional Development
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Sjödin, Elin Sundström – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
There have been increasing demands to improve Swedish children's reading habits, triggered by poor PISA results in 2013, and public healthcare has stepped in as a strong reading-promoting actor. Drawing on the emerging field of valuation research in STS, the paper explores the values enacted in health-related information brochures about reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Habits, Public Health, Books
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Bender, Sophia; Peppler, Kylie – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
Connected learning explains how people can build learning pathways that connect their interests, relationships, and formal learning to lead toward future opportunities such as careers. However, most learning systems are not set up ideally for connected learning; for instance, most schools still teach disciplines as discrete units that do not…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Informal Education, Lifelong Learning, Recreational Activities
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Gouthro, Patricia A. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
This article explores the importance of sustaining a rich and vibrant discourse of theory to inform the practice of adult education. Beginning with a brief overview of factors that have shaped the development of theory in adult education, the article then explores reasons why educators may not spend as much time teaching and learning about theory…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Critical Theory
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Gray, Calonie M. K. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
With the U.S. adult education system providing education services to millions of immigrants annually, understanding the unique skills and assets among adult immigrant learners is important. Using data from the U.S. Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, this study used data on immigrants (n = 1,873) to identify latent…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, Adult Education, Human Capital, Social Capital
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Lachance, Josée; Emond, Geneviève; Vinit, Florence – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
This article focuses on the bodily engagement of professionals in the context of formative adult education. It examines how the body can be lived and sensed from different angles, based on two experiential studies: one with student-teachers, in somatic education, and one with physicians, based on "Awakening the Sensible Being." The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Student Participation, Interpersonal Relationship, Physicians
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Brooks, Ann K. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2019
This article shares the findings of a qualitative study of a community-based organization in Mexico and the emancipatory pedagogy practiced there in a time characterized by a changing global economic order, conflict and war, corruption and geographic displacement. To make sense of the transnational philosophical fusion and the pedagogical…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Conflict
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Caton, Jazmin M. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The research and practice surrounding student service members/veterans has evolved over several decades. With a regeneration of veteran students' enrollment, a need for increased attention to this special student population continues to be an institutional priority, especially for community colleges. The literature suggests that while greater…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Veterans, Two Year College Students, Evidence Based Practice
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McMurray, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of funding cuts to the Further Education colleges in Scotland. The reduction in the number of students in the colleges has been hugely politically controversial. The research utilised the Infact database on the Scottish Funding Council's website and also a literature review. The research found there had been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retrenchment, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Martínez-Adrián, María; Gallardo-del-Puerto, Francisco; Basterrechea, María – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The use of communication strategies (CSs) in oral and written second language (L2) production has been widely investigated (e.g. Muñoz, 2007). As for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) settings, learners seem to resort to the first language (L1) less often than in traditional foreign language instruction (e.g. Celaya & Ruiz de…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communication Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Alverson, Jessica; Schwartz, Jennifer; Shultz, Sue – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Growth in online course delivery has created challenges and opportunities for academic librarians. Working with an online undergraduate course for adult students, three academic librarians revised their model for embedded practice, focusing on high touch and quality contact with the students. Using a citation analysis of final papers collected…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Academic Achievement, Online Courses, Librarians
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