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Tobias, Robert Michael – Online Submission, 2016
This monograph aims to provide a brief but critical history of adult and community education in Aotearoa over the past fifty years. It draws on primary and secondary sources as well as a substantial body of previous research much of which has yet to be published. The focus of this work is on changing policy environments and their impact on adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Community Education
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2015
Some or all of the pre-release educational and vocational programs that are offered in state and federal prisons are free. Though these inmates are required to participate in these programs before they re-enter society, their attitudes regarding their participation in these programs are mixed. This study reveals literature of what attitudes some…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Educational Attitudes, Vocational Education, Participation
Mutamba, Charlene – Online Submission, 2014
There is increasing interest in the intersection of education and training through societal development in the developing world, a concept linked to national human resource development (NHRD). In addition, education and training is known to correlate strongly with employment outcomes that are connected to economic success, health and family…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Labor Force Development, International Organizations
Tone, Danielle M.; McBride, Dawn Lorraine – Online Submission, 2013
The intent of this manuscript is to inform others about stress, parental stress, and highlight the negative consequences of stress on children by directly providing information to parents of infant and preschool children in the form of a psychoeducational workshop. Given that the early years of life have many critical periods of development and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Child Rearing, Workshops, Parent Education
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2012
To develop a teaching style, educators must become knowledgeable in certain areas of teaching and in their expert field in order to understand how to transfer learning. Being an expert in one field does not necessarily mean that one knows how to transfer the learning to students. Educators develop their own teaching styles by understanding their…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Teacher Characteristics, Educational Principles, Educational Practices
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
Menefee, Trey; Bray, Mark – Online Submission, 2012
This report was produced for the 2012 Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers meeting in Mauritius. Its main purpose is to track the historical progress and likelihood of attainment of Education For All and education-specific Millennium Development Goals while also critically reviewing the methods used to track this progress. The analyses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Development
Li, Xiaofan – Online Submission, 2011
Adult literacy is a long-lasting issue in modern US and adult literacy education often falls off the radar of the support system for education. This study examined and synthesized extensive literature relevant to adult literacy education with a focus on minorities in the US. It identified progresses and challenges in three major issues in adult…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Adult Literacy, Minority Groups, Adult Basic Education
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2011
This paper will examine the differences and similarities between two program planning models, Tyler and Caffarella, to reveal their strengths and weaknesses. When adults are involved in training sessions, there are various program planning models that can be used, depending on the goal of the training session. Researchers developed these models…
Descriptors: Training, Program Development, Comparative Analysis, Models
Leavitt, Carol C. – Online Submission, 2011
Our rapidly-changing, ambiguous, global business arena demands a unique and evolving set of insights and capabilities by which leaders may effectively navigate this new terrain. Mentoring can accomplish exactly that, as its processes orient, train, and advance the skills, knowledge, and experiences of aspiring leaders. Best utilized, mentoring is…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Mentors, Lifelong Learning, Organizational Development
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of this study is to examine Knowles' theory of andragogy and his six assumptions of how adults learn while providing evidence to support two of his assumptions based on the theory of andragogy. As no single theory explains how adults learn, it can best be assumed that adults learn through the accumulation of formal and informal…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Learning Theories
Blanchard, Rebecca D.; Hinchey, Kevin T.; Bennett, Elisabeth E. – Online Submission, 2011
Academic medical centers represent the intersection of higher education and workforce development. However residents often utilize traditional pedagogical approaches learned from higher education settings that fail to translate with adult learners. The purpose of this study is to synthesize literature on resident teachers from the perspective of…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Andragogy, Higher Education, Adult Learning
Orton, Rebecca Rose – Online Submission, 2011
The English Language Institute at Gallaudet University participated in the Electronic Networks for Instruction (ENFI) Project in 1989. The purpose of this paper is to do a literature review of the ENFI Project within the scope of Gallaudet University and to contribute content that is specific to the English Language Institute. The research…
Descriptors: Deafness, College Instruction, College Students, Special Needs Students
Cumberland, Denise M.; Githens, Rod P. – Online Submission, 2010
This paper reviews knowledge management in the context of a franchise business operation, with a focus on tacit knowledge barriers. In a franchise organization, the transfer of knowledge occurs on multiple levels and has an added level of complexity because of the number of partners and relationships. Tacit knowledge transfer should occur…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Barriers, Business, Administrative Organization
Farmer, Tod Allen – Online Submission, 2010
As political accountability and economic reality increasingly influence higher education, many leadership preparation programs are seeking cost effective instructional delivery systems that yield highly effective results. Simultaneously, large numbers of graduate students are seeking quality leadership preparation programs that provide both…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Delivery Systems, Administrator Education, Online Courses
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