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Macvean, Michelle; Shlonsky, Aron; Mildon, Robyn; Devine, Ben – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Objectives: To scope evaluations of Indigenous parenting programs designed to improve child psychosocial outcomes. Methods: Electronic databases, gray literature, Indigenous websites and journals, and reference lists were searched. The search was restricted to high-income countries with a history of colonialism. Results: Sixteen studies describing…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Psychological Patterns, Mental Health, Child Rearing
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Pogorzelska, Marzanna; Biniecki, Susan Yelich – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
This paper, based on a qualitative analysis of adult education literature, presents a comparison of approaches to unemployment-related problems in Poland and the US. Unemployment serves here as a lens through which attitudes towards various areas connected with adult education can be viewed. The conclusions drawn from the research can be both the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Literature Reviews, Adult Education
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Henschke, John A. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This 2016 updated capsule on a History and Philosophy of Andragogy includes 196 concepts and 268 names from a quasi-English translation of Dusan Savicevic's 2000 work on roots in the world-wide development of Andragogy from ancient times. Ten new items were discovered and added to the list. Some of these documents, however, present aspects of the…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Educational Philosophy, English, Translation
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Coady, Maureen – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2015
Learning as a central focus in the discourse on professional development is well grounded in the educational and professional development literature. Yet, despite this consensus, and significant research on how professionals learn, most professional development and continuing professional education (CPE) practices continue to focus on delivering…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Professional Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Faculty Development
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Correa, Nancy P; Van Horne, Bethanie; Greeley, Christopher; Giardino, Angelo P. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2014
Introduction: Parent education has a positive impact on children, parents, families, and the community. Children at Risk and Bracewell & Giuliani LLP conducted a policy scan of state statutes regarding parent education. Methodology: To identify state statutes that address parent education, we conducted a search of statutes in all 50 states…
Descriptors: Parent Education, State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Home Visits
Lee, Lung-Sheng; Lai, Chun-Chin – Online Submission, 2012
The paradigm of human resource development has shifted to workplace learning and performance. Workplace can be an organization, an office, a kitchen, a shop, a farm, a website, even a home. Workplace learning is a dynamic process to solve workplace problems through learning. An identification of global trends of workplace learning can help us to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Learning Motivation, Education Work Relationship
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Hailu, Tekleab Elos; Mendoza, Bernadette M.; Lahman, Maria K. E.; Richard, Veronica M. – Qualitative Report, 2012
Every year approximately 50,000 people immigrate to the United States through the avenue referred to as the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery. In this article, the authors present a literature review of immigration to the U.S. through the DV Lottery, reflect on their own immigration histories, and utilize phenomenology to investigate and describe…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Immigrants, Immigration, Phenomenology
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Robelia, Beth; Murphy, Tony – Environmental Education Research, 2012
This paper presents results from 15 little publicized state and national environmental surveys in the US that used similar questions. Our analysis reveals trends in adult understanding of environmental issues. These trends indicate that many may have difficulty making informed decisions about environmental policy as citizens, voters, and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, State Surveys, Environmental Research, National Surveys
ACT, Inc., 2011
It is no secret that global markets and innovations in technology are driving rapid change in the U.S. economy. While much has been said over the years about the employment shift from goods-producing to service-providing industries, new research suggests that the shift is not due to sectoral employment change but rather a shift in the mix of jobs…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Context Effect, Marketing, Global Approach
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2010
Some segments of the United States population, such as adults with low literacy skills and disadvantaged youths, face barriers in making the transition into and through postsecondary education, including community college and career training, and these barriers can keep them locked in low-wage jobs. Can transition assistance help them enter and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Literature Reviews, Literacy
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Pettit, Michele L.; Nienhaus, Alyson R. – Health Educator, 2010
This review of literature examines leading contributors and mediators of health disparities in the United States. Specifically, poverty, education, and health are addressed. Special emphasis is placed on implications of health risk behaviors and health education for select populations and settings. Existing and suggested strategies for addressing…
Descriptors: Health Services, Access to Health Care, Differences, Context Effect
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Xie, Jinyu; Huang, Erjia – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
Based on a literature review from English language journals related to the field of human resource development (HRD), the conceptual framework for this study was derived from the models developed by American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) for HRD practice. This study compared and analyzed the similarities and differences in HRD roles,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Labor Force Development, Human Resources
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Hand, Brian; Yore, Larry D.; Jagger, Susan; Prain, Vaughan – Studies in Science Education, 2010
In the last 15 years (1994-2009), there has been considerable increased research interest in: (1) characterising the distinctive nature and constitutive elements of science literacy and (2) investigating classroom practices or necessary conditions that enable students to acquire this disciplinary capacity. This raises the question of the extent to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy, Teaching Methods, Comparative Education
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Lang, Iain; Canning, Roy – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
This article provides a citation analysis of Lave and Wenger's work on "communities of practice" and "situated learning" over the period 1991-2001. The data relate to educational research in the UK, although comparisons are made with the USA. The findings indicate that although the text was incorporated and heavily used within…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Social Sciences, Citation Analysis, Communities of Practice
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D'Mello, Sidney – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
The last decade has witnessed considerable interest in the investigation of the affective dimensions of learning and in the development of advanced learning technologies that automatically detect and respond to student affect. Identifying the affective states that students experience in technology-enhanced learning contexts is a fundamental…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Incidence, Psychological Patterns, Technology Uses in Education
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