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Reynolds, Sharon; Johnson, Jerry – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2014
This paper reported results from a qualitative analysis of assets and supports disclosed in the narratives of adult basic education students. These students were identified as exemplary by their instructors for academic achievement, hours of program attendance, or community service. Themes were identified using the "Four Pillars"…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Academic Achievement
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Hsu, Ching-Kun; Hwang, Gwo-Jen – Interactive Learning Environments, 2014
Personal computer assembly courses have been recognized as being essential in helping students understand computer structure as well as the functionality of each computer component. In this study, a context-aware ubiquitous learning approach is proposed for providing instant assistance to individual students in the learning activity of a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction
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Zorkaia, Nataliia; Diuk, Nadia M. – Russian Education and Society, 2005
Numerous surveys by the Russian Center for Public-Opinion Research [VTsIOM] have shown that young people, in contrast to members of the middle and, especially, the older generations, typically have a high degree of satisfaction with their lives: more than three-fifths of young people (66 percent) are satisfied, just over one-quarter (27 percent)…
Descriptors: Interests, Young Adults, Social Status, Academic Achievement