ERIC Number: ED445203
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep-27
Honoring Our Roots and Branches...Our History and Future. Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research to Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education (19th, Madison, Wisconsin, September 27-29, 2000).
Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle, Ed.
These proceedings consist of 44 presentations in these categories: distance education and evaluation; community issues and research; multicultural issues and research; teaching and learning; research methods; and organizational development. The papers are "Philosophical Foundations of Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning" (Alfred); "Adult Learners' Perception of Their Life Development in Relation to Their Perception to Their Current Experience in an Educational Program" (Alsanat); "Stories We Should Tell: Strengthening the Epistemology of Adult Education" (Austin); "Power Equity for the Under-Represented" (Aman, Bangura); "Midwest Adult Education Research Methodologies" (Barrett, Ahmed); "Insights on Technology Adoption in Higher Education" (Bielema, Bechtoldt); "Toward an Analysis of Adult Experience" (Bohn); "Connecting Trails: Collaborative Inquiry as Research Methodology" (Charaniya, Walsh); "Adult Learning and Play" (Cooper); "Invitation to a Conversation: Process and Promise of Phenomenology" (Cooper, Gibson, Hanes, Sundre); "Training Young Adults in International Settings" (Crave); "Embracing Outreach and Scholarship as a Valued Part of Faculty Work" (Pickrell, Greunewald, Kniep, Maier, Olson, Winnett); "Debunking the Burning Bush Myth: Recovering Everyday Experience in Transformative Learning" (Dirkx); "Self-Guided Action Science Inquiry Among a Small Group of Adult Learners" (Folkman); "Participatory Self-Assessment Strategy for Milwaukee's 21st Century Community Learning Centers Initiative" (Folkman, Stuckert, Bryonkala, Thorshein, Protz, Cayan);"Identifying the Needs of Adult Women in Distance Learning Programs" (Furst-Bowe, Dittmann); "Strategies for Interorganizational Collaboration Between Public, Private, and Nonprofit Sectors" (Glowacki-Dudka); "Good, the Bad, and the Struggling: Beliefs About Student Preparedness Among Teachers in an Adult Learner College" (Gray, Dirkx); "When Do Traditional Undergraduate Students Become Adults?" (Halbrader, Glowacki-Dudka); "Democracy for All? Listening to Haiti's Voices" (Hansman, Graf); "How a Study of Hispanic Women's Perceptions of Their Academic Experiences in Wisconsin Helps Women's Learning in Nicaragua" (Harvey); "Toward an Inventory and Assessment of Higher Education's Engagement with the Communities It Serves" (Hatala, Sandmann); and "Identifying Cultural Models as a Way to Link Theory and Practice in Adult Education" (Hayes, Way). Other presentations are "Affect and Emancipation" (Huber, Cale);"For the Common Good: Learning and Collaboration" (Imel, Zengler); "Sustaining Passion in the Nonprofit Sector" (Kovan); "Baby Boomers Second Half of Life" (Kreitlow); "Open and Distance Education in Asia" (Latchem); "Qualitative Study of Adult Participants Engaged in Third Age Learning Programs" (Murk, Garofolo, Skinner, Barrett); "Research Study to Discover Temperament Types, Communication Styles, and Learning Styles of Adult Learners in Nontraditional and Online Learning Environments" (Moeller); "Interconnection Between Poverty and Adult Literacy in Botswana" (Raditloaneng); "Promoting Popular Education and Community Development in Milwaukee's Community-Based Agencies" (Rai, Auncion, Vang); "Volunteer Mentors as Aids in Transitions to Success for Adolescents at Risk" (Robinson); "Age and Human Resource Development Policy Development" (Rocco, Stein, Lee); "Learning-to-Learn-to-Live Through Struggle" (Rogers, Cunningham); "Web-Based Instruction for Adult Educators--Hi-Touch Versus Hi-Tech" (Skulk); "Applied Research in the Context of Community Partnerships" (Statham, Mason, Letven); "M[at]ryoshki in Two Worlds" (Sundre); "Community College Outreach Division in Transition" (Sykes, Wasielewski); "Review of All Publication Activity of the Adult Education Quarterly from 1989-99" (Taylor); "Addressing the Adult Education Needs of the Latino Community" (Tisdell, Sanabria); "Role of Culture and Spirituality in Teaching for Social Change in Adult Higher Education Classes" (Tisdell, Tolliver); "Re-establishing a Sense of Place" (Woodhouse); and "Evaluation of Service Quality for the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Testing Center" (Westfall, Zahn). (YLB)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Andragogy, Blacks, Community Education, Community Needs, Continuing Education, Cultural Pluralism, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Educational Research, Epistemology, Females, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Labor Force Development, Leaders, Leadership, Learning Theories, Migrants, Multicultural Education, Older Adults, Organizational Development, Program Development, Research Methodology, Rural Areas, Theory Practice Relationship, Urban Areas, Womens Education
For full text: http://labweb.soemadison.wisc.edu/mr2p2000.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Botswana; Haiti; Nicaragua; Wisconsin (Milwaukee)