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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
Confer, Jacob Russell – Online Submission, 2013
The symptoms, assessment, and treatments of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) have been empirically investigated to the extent that there is a breadth of valid and reliable instruments investigating this psychopathological syndrome. There, too, exists a substantial evidence base for various treatment models demonstrating effectiveness in…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Classification, Mental Disorders, Psychotherapy
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
Miles, Jennifer M. – Online Submission, 2011
Student engagement has been shown to positively affect college students' experiences. Student engagement includes co-curricular and curricular activities designed to enrich and broaden the educational experience. Activities can include both in-class and out-of-class experiences. One way for students to become involved is through student…
Descriptors: College Students, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Position Papers
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
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
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2011
A study was conducted to determine the degree of correlation that adult learning theories and adult developmental theories have with educational practice. Two adult learning theories, Malcolm Knowles' phase theories and Daniel Levinson's developmental theories, were researched to determine their relevance to three components of a nontraditional…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Adult Learning, Educational Practices, Developmental Psychology
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
Gibson, Katherine D. – Online Submission, 2009
Strategy based reading instruction helps teachers differentiate the teaching of reading. It also supports many types of readers by explicitly teaching and modeling reading comprehension strategies. The purpose of this study is to explore the effectiveness of strategy based reading instruction for improving student reading comprehension. …
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
LeBaron, John; McDonough, Elizabeth – Online Submission, 2009
This second phase of a comprehensive meta-review of educational ICT research and practice addresses global developments reflected in the research and development literature appearing since 2006. Completed in April 2009, the Phase One (P1) report comprised a synopsis of research related to GeSci's five thematic inquiry priorities. Preliminary…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Research Reports
Courville, Keith; DeRouen, Zachary – Online Submission, 2009
(Purpose) This literature review discusses the prevalence of bias against minorities in all aspects of selection for gifted and talented services. (Findings) Topics addressed in this paper include: (1) progression of the definition of giftedness; (2) minority bias in gifted identification and referrals by school personnel; (3) discriminatory…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Definitions, Ability Identification, Minority Groups
Tran, Thu Hoang – Online Submission, 2009
This literature review looks at the impacts of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 on English language learners (ELLs), educators and schools. A brief overview of the current state of English as a second language teaching for adult learners will first be described. Then the importance of the enactment of the NCLB of 2001 is mentioned. Both…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Federal Legislation, Second Language Learning, Adult Learning
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