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Cronen, Stephanie; McQuiggan, Meghan; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report provides selected key findings on adults' attainment of nondegree credentials (licenses, certifications, and postsecondary certificates), and their completion of work experience programs such as apprenticeships and internships. This version of the report corrects an error in three tables in the originally released version…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Certification
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Lin, Xiao-fan; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Hu, Qintai – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
With the increasing importance of adult and continuing education, the present study aimed to examine the factors that influence continuing web-based learning at work. Three questionnaires were utilised to investigate the association of the job characteristics from Karasek et al.'s (1998) job demand-control-support model and the self-regulated…
Descriptors: Air Transportation, Metacognition, Web Based Instruction, Professional Continuing Education
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Johnson, Byron R.; Pagano, Maria E.; Lee, Matthew T.; Post, Stephen G. – Youth & Society, 2018
Because addiction is a socially isolating disease, social support for recovery is an important element of treatment planning. This study examines the relationship between social isolation, giving and receiving social support in Alcoholics Anonymous during treatment, and post-treatment outcomes among juvenile offenders court-referred to addiction…
Descriptors: Crime, Social Isolation, Addictive Behavior, Alcohol Abuse
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Hung, Bui Phu; Van, Le Thi – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
Pre-writing stage has been considered very significant as it enhances writing performance in that learners can have discussions with the teacher and/or their peers. They can also outline and organize their ideas individually to prepare themselves for writing. This study investigated the effects of using pictures and interactions in the pre-writing…
Descriptors: Prewriting, Writing Strategies, Visual Aids, Photography
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Daley, Barbara J.; Martin, Larry G.; Roessger, Kevin M. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2018
Within this "Adult Education Quarterly" ("AEQ") forum, the authors call for a dialogue and examination of research methods in the field of adult and continuing education. Using the article by Boeren as a starting point, the authors analyze both qualitative and quantitative research trends and advocate for more methodological…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Adult Education, Continuing Education
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Moreno-Maldonado, Concepci├│n; Ramos, Pilar; Moreno, Carmen; Rivera, Francisco – School Psychology International, 2018
Psychologists in schools can play an important role in developing policies and programs to promote healthy eating habits. This study analyses the contributions of family socioeconomic status, peer influence (schoolmates' food consumption), and school-based nutrition interventions to explain adolescent eating behaviors. Data were obtained from the…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Peer Influence, Family Influence, Student Behavior
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Sharp, Laurie A. – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
Technology has transformed learning at the postsecondary level and significantly increased the prevalence of digital learning environments. As adult educators approach instructional design, they must consider how to apply research-based practices that preserve the quality of instruction and provide adult learners with technology-based instruction…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Pretests Posttests, Adult Students, Online Courses
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De Paepe, Liesbeth; Zhu, Chang; Depryck, Koen – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
For the growing group of adult migrants, flexible solutions for second language (L2) acquisition are increasingly important, while concerns about the efficacy of online language learning abound. This study on the L2 situation in Flanders has 4 key aims: analyzing adult learner profiles in fully online Dutch beginners' courses; comparing learner…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Indo European Languages, Adult Education
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Rismiyanto; Saleh, Mursid; Mujiyanto, Januarius; Warsono – English Language Teaching, 2018
Students at universities are still frequently found to have low independency in learning. Besides, lecturers also still have tendency to treat students as if they were young learners, or in other words, the lecturers still use pedagogically oriented teaching methods (POTM); although they claimed themselves to have applied methods of teaching…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Forthun, Larry F.; Fogarty, Kate; Rudd, Shelby; Bartolomeo, Susan; Mighty, Peggy D. – Journal of Extension, 2018
Grandparents who take on primary responsibility for raising grandchildren face unique family challenges while helping reduce the burden on the foster care system. The GRandS (Grandfamily Resilience and Sustainability) Program was a family life education program designed with three fundamental goals: (a) increase grandparent caregivers' knowledge…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Caregiver Training, Extension Education, Family Life Education
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Kong, Maureen Mo-yee; Au, Terry Kit-fong – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: The objective of this research was to evaluate the effectiveness of Incredible Years Basic Parent Training (IYPT Basic) in a community clinic setting in Hong Kong. IYPT Basic is a Western program developed to promote children's academic, social, and emotional regulation skills and to reduce conduct problems among typically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Parent Education, Child Development
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Neroni, Joyce; Meijs, Celeste; Leontjevas, Ruslan; Kirschner, Paul A.; de Groot, Renate H. M. – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Research has shown the importance of goal orientation in predicting academic performance for children, adolescents, and college students in traditional educational settings. Studies on this relationship within adult distance education, however, are lacking. To fill this gap, the present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Distance Education, Adult Education
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Sahawneh, Faris George; Benuto, Lorraine T. – Online Learning, 2018
Servant leadership has the potential to improve student satisfaction within online learning. However, the relationship between servant leadership and student satisfaction in an online environment had not yet been understood at the level of the individual instructor. The purpose of this quantitative, correlational study was to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Statistical Analysis, Correlation, Leadership Styles
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Ghahari, Shima; Farokhnia, Farzaneh – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Literature on the learning benefits and interpersonal mechanisms of peer assessment (PA) and teacher assessment (TA) has been inconsistent. As part of a large-scale study, the research reported here has addressed the effect of formative PA on language grammar uptake and complexity, accuracy, and fluency triad scale levels, in comparison both to TA…
Descriptors: Reflection, Formative Evaluation, Peer Evaluation, Grammar
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Talwar, Amani; Tighe, Elizabeth L.; Greenberg, Daphne – Grantee Submission, 2018
This study explored the background knowledge (BK) and reading comprehension (RC) relationship for struggling adult readers. Using confirmatory factor analyses, a single-factor BK model exhibited better fit than a two-factor model separating academic knowledge and general information, which indicates that BK represents a unidimensional construct…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Reading Comprehension, Factor Analysis, Structural Equation Models
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