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Baxter Magolda, Marcia B. – Journal of College and Character, 2020
Developmental complexity, in particular developing an internal voice, is one of the foundations of character development. Here the author describes developmental complexity, its evolution over adolescence and young adulthood, how it links to character development and the five strategies to promote it, and how learning partnerships are one form of…
Descriptors: Values Education, College Students, Adolescent Development, Adult Development
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Bouffard, Suzanne – Learning Professional, 2020
Ellie Drago-Severson and Mary Antón have known each other for more than 20 years and have worked together in different capacities to support educators through the lens of adult development. They spoke with "The Learning Professional" about how coaching can help leaders at all levels navigate the COVID-19 crisis and grow in ways that will…
Descriptors: Leaders, Coaching (Performance), Communicable Diseases, Disease Control
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Vincent, Jonathan – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
More young people with a diagnosis of autism are enrolling and successfully completing higher education courses than ever before and this is set to increase; however, while there is a burgeoning body of literature surrounding the transition into this stage of education, there is a paucity of research that investigates the transition as this…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries
Hare, Marsha J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
At the bachelor's level, there exist a number of former students who have successfully completed a considerable portion of their degree and have earned a significant number of credits. They have put a significant investment toward the earning of their degree and many have come within one semester of degree completion. As former students, they have…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Adult Students, Undergraduate Students, Bachelors Degrees
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Strasser, Irene – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2019
Many well-established developmental theories concentrate on strategies of regulation and try to explain how individuals compensate for possible losses in old age. In public debates, and in laypeople's perception of aging, however, activity and productivity seem to be central concepts associated with successful aging. The present research focuses…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Young Adults, Attitudes
Fahey, Kevin; Breidenstein, Angela; Ippolito, Jacy; Hensley, Frances – Teachers College Press, 2019
This book is for educators who believe that schools need to be improved and are hopeful that real change can be achieved. The authors argue that if educators want to create more equitable, socially just, and learner-focused schools, then they need a more robust, transformational theory of school change--an UnCommon Theory. After describing the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Theories, Educational Improvement, Standards
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Owusu-Agyeman, Yaw – International Review of Education, 2019
Adult learning remains an important component of educational systems in countries all over the world, particularly because it seeks to explain how adults obtain education through formal, non-formal and informal modes. While many education providers and researchers focus on increasing resource support and the development of the knowledge and skills…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Inclusion, Adult Education, Educational Policy
Kaufman, Michael – University of Chicago Press, 2019
Work hard in school, graduate from a top college, establish a high-paying professional career, enjoy the long-lasting reward of happiness. This is the American Dream--and yet basic questions at the heart of this competitive journey remain unanswered. Does competitive success, even rarified entry into the Ivy League and the top one percent of…
Descriptors: Success, Competition, Psychological Patterns, Undergraduate Students
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Park, Yoobin; Johnson, Matthew D.; MacDonald, Geoff; Impett, Emily A. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Attachment anxiety is a form of attachment insecurity characterized by chronic worries about rejection and need for reassurance. Given the critical role a sense of security plays in maintaining healthy relationships, individuals high in attachment anxiety tend to struggle in romantic relationships, which carries serious implications for their…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Anxiety, Interpersonal Relationship, Security (Psychology)
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Mund, Marcus; Neyer, Franz J. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Individuals feel lonely when they perceive a discrepancy between their desired and their actually experienced quantity and quality of social relationships. Prior research has demonstrated the importance of loneliness for various health-related aspects. In the present article, we extend the existing literature on loneliness by investigating its…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries
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Morgan, Alun D. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
This article explores, from a personal perspective, ageing and adventure in the context of the outdoor environment. Employing an autoethnographic sensibility, and drawing on fields of positive psychology, life course development, Outdoor and Adventurous Learning, and leisure studies, the paper discusses a range of motivations that contribute to my…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Aging (Individuals), Natural Resources, Adult Development
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Bielak, Allison A. M.; Anstey, Kaarin J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Intraindividual variability (IIV) in cognitive speed, or moment-to-moment changes in ability, is a developmental phenomenon indicative of neurological integrity that increases gradually across adulthood. Past research has shown that IIV negatively covaries with cognitive performance, in which higher IIV at one occasion is associated with poorer…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Individual Differences, Cognitive Ability, Adult Development
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Chen, Stephen H.; Zhou, Qing – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Research in developmental psychology has traditionally focused on parents' roles as agents of emotion socialization in their children's socioemotional development. By contrast, little longitudinal research has examined sociocultural mechanisms shaping parents' own emotional development. Immigrant parents are an ideal population in which to examine…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Immigrants, Parents, Social Influences
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Immordino-Yang, Mary Helen; Darling-Hammond, Linda; Krone, Christina R. – Educational Psychologist, 2019
New advances in neurobiology are revealing that brain development and the learning it enables are directly dependent on social-emotional experience. Growing bodies of research reveal the importance of socially triggered epigenetic contributions to brain development and brain network configuration, with implications for social-emotional…
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Development, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Tisdell, Elizabeth J.; Palmer, Charles – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter focuses on negotiating life transitions that facilitate positive adult development, and the importance of self-care for health professions educators.
Descriptors: Adult Development, Self Management, College Faculty, Allied Health Occupations Education
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