ERIC Number: ED254627
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Adult Education Research Conference. Proceedings (26th, Tempe, Arizona, March 22-24, 1985).
Arizona State Univ., Tempe.
These proceedings contain the texts of the following 44 papers: "Adult Development in Midlife, Childless Women" (Rita Keneipp); "Analysis of the Relationship between Cognitive Style (Field Dependence-Field Independence) and Level of Learning" (Eugene Tootle); "Reconceptualizing Adult Education Participation" (Peter Cookson); "Adulthood: Definitions and Perspectives" (Breda Bova and Rebecca Phillips); "Educating Incarcerated Adults" (Rajendra Kumar Srivastava); "Self-Direction: A Clarification of Terms and Causes" (Robert Fellenz); "From Where We Came: A Critical Examination of Selected Historical Literature of Adult Education" (Burton Sisco); "Multiple Legitimate Uses of Research Processes in Adult Education" (James McElhinney); "A Fresh Look at Adult Development: Alternative Paradigms for Research" (Robert Bruce, Sharan Merriam, and Rosemary Caffarella); "Differences between Participants and Non-Participants in a Corrections Education Program" (William Dowling); "Adult Classroom Locus of Control" (Mary Jane Even); "Exporatory Examination of the Educational Delivery System for Adults in Greece" (Marcie Boucouvalas and Iris Drower); "Repertory Grid in Group Oriented Learning Situations" (Dan Pratt and Philip Candy); "Women in Their Thirties: The In-Between Generation" (Rosemary Caffarella and Stanley Freeman); "Development and Validation of an Instrument to Identify Self-Directed Continuing Learners" (Lorys Oddi); "Revolting Soldiers: The Origins of Education in the Armies of World War I" (Roger Boshier); "Microscope or Telescope: The Place of Metaphor in Adult Education Research" (Philip Candy); "Patterns of Persistence and Non-Persistence of Non-Traditionally-Aged Undergraduate Women" (Mary Ann Brenden); "Independent Learning and Reproduction of Inequalities" (Lena Borgstrom and Kjell Rubenson); "Acquisition of Information Resources by Informal Adult Learners" (Elaine McCreary); "Stalking the Elusive BOK in Adult Education" (Thomas Sork); "Changes in Role Identification among Inmate Learners" (Grant Clarke); "Cooperation to Improve Teaching at a Land Grant University" (Gary Conti and Robert Fellenz); "Adult Learning in a Resource Exchange Network" (Virginia Thompson); "Needs Assessment Methodology for Staff and Organizational Development" (Sheila Bohun); "Relevance of Hermeneutics for Research and Practice in Adult Education" (Adele Chene, Michael Collins, and Jean-Pierre Theil); "Study of Adult Education for Black People in Roxbury, Massachusetts 1900-1980" (Carrie Dickens); "Influence of Self-Concept as Learner on Participation Patterns of Adult Learners" (Deborah Goodman); "Historical Analysis of Correctional Education in Canada" (Margaret Owens); "Adult Education as Political Detoxification" (Stephen Brookfield); "Assessing the Impact of Adult Literacy Education" (Harlan Copeland, Greta Ploetz, and Mary Winterbauer); "Self-Directed Learning: A Conceptual Analysis" (David Little); "Visible Learning: Adult Education and the Question of Participation" (Sean Courtney); "Jurgen Habemas's Concept of Communicative Action and Its Implications for the Adult Learning Process" (Michael Collins); "Salient Childhood Experiences of (AHSN-Cs)" (Larry Martin); "Critical Analysis of Adult Learning Principles from a Self-Directed Learner's Perspective" (Claudia Danis and Nicole Tremblay); "World Impact of N. F. S. Grundtvig's Educational Ideas!" (Roger Axford); "Adult Education and Educational Equality" (A. Joyce Costin); "Evaluation of an Interactive, Language Experience Based Microcomputer Approach to Promote Functional Literacy" (Elaine Wangberg); "Relationship between Locus of Control and Value Orientations in Adult Learners" (Carroll Londoner, Fredric Linder, and David Bauer); "Adult Learners' Interactions with Learning Situations" (W. Louise Shores); "Hermeneutics and the Educational Narrative" (Adele Chene); "Factors in Attributions for Success and Failure among Anglo, Black, Hispanic and Native American Community College Students" (Mark Rossman and Stephen Powers); "Leisure Learning, Fitness and Activity Patterns among Older Adults" (John Collins); "Participation in Learning Activities by Active Older Adults" (James Fisher); and "Play and Playfulness in Adult Learning: "Women's Perspectives" (Lanie Melamed). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Correctional Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Equal Education, Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Middle Aged Adults, Midlife Transitions, Nonformal Education, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Univ., Tempe.