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Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne, Ed.; Cherrstrom, Catherine A., Ed.; McGinty, Jacqueline, Ed.; Rhodes, Christy, Ed. – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is dedicated to the belief that lifelong learning contributes to human fulfillment and positive social change. The mission of the AAACE is to provide leadership for the field of adult and continuing education by expanding opportunities for adult growth and development; unifying…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Online Courses, Privacy
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Bernhard-Skala, Christian – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
The digitalisation of adult and continuing education involves both a societal challenge and a policy demand to harness digital media for effective adult and continuing education provision. Therefore, this article adopts an organisational perspective on adult and continuing education, raising the question of what management knowledge is needed to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Technology Integration, Community Education
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Egetenmeyer, Regina; Breitschwerdt, Lisa; Lechner, Reinhard – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
Within the discourse about the professionalisation of adult and continuing education, an extensive discussion about how adult and continuing education can become a profession has taken place. Based on 'classic professionalisation theories', which are guided by the concept of 'traditional professionals', this discussion was about the fulfilment of…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Continuing Education, Adult Educators, Professionalism
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Sun, Qi; Kang, Haijun – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
Adult education, lifelong education, and lifelong learning have been playing critical roles in responding to contemporary, economic, political, social, and cultural challenges in many parts of the world. This article looks at the new vistas of adult and lifelong education/learning from Eastern perspectives, which highlights the state of adult and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Social Change
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Oduaran, Akpovire B. – Africa Education Review, 2019
Reclaiming commitment to social justice through widening access to education, using the medium of relevant adult and continuing education, requires people to have the ability to initiate ideas, to act and to take their destiny in their own hands. This article postulates that deploying relevant adult and continuing education in the quest for social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Inclusion, Adult Education
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Alston, Geleana D. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2020
Considerations for future research and practice are presented as we progress forward in recognizing the benefits of mentoring and the significance in the learning that occurs as we develop leaders in adult and continuing education contexts.
Descriptors: Mentors, Educational Benefits, Leadership Training, Adult Education
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Ralston-Berg, Penny; Braatz, Heather – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
This article examines the design structure and interface of online courses and explains how program-wide design standards can benefit the learner, educator, and organization as a whole. Standards in program design can help support learner success, and these examples serve as a guide when designing, updating, or improving online adult and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Instructional Design, Standards, Program Design
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Kroth, Michael; Carr-Chellman, Davin J.; Mahfouz, Julia – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the processes and practices of mysticism found within the monotheistic traditions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, in an attempt to identify areas where these might inform, elaborate, and deepen our understanding of profound and transformative learning theory and practice. [For the complete volume,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Transformative Learning, Judaism, Christianity
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Saal, Leah Katherine; Yamashita, Takashi; Shaw, Donita M.; Perry, Kristen H. – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2020
As recent debates about the role of social media in election outcomes suggest, understanding the association between information processing skills and political efficacy in the U.S. is a significant inquiry for adult and continuing education. Data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies were used to explore…
Descriptors: Adults, Information Skills, Political Attitudes, Citizen Participation
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Quintero, Jessica M.; Peña, Cindy – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Convivencia testimonial is a subaltern method for conducting research among Chicana/Latina researchers and participants. Its underpinnings are grounded in Chicana feminist epistemology (CFE). CFE offers an alternative way of doing critical qualitative research. Methodologies stemming from CFE can also offer innovative methods grounded in subaltern…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Hispanic Americans
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Pandya, Samta P. – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2020
This article presents a five-year follow-up waitlist control design study investigating the impact of a spiritual education programme on self-efficacy and prosocial behaviours of South Asian older adults participating in adult and continuing education initiatives of volunteer work and community service. Intervention group older adults…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Spiritual Development, Professional Continuing Education, Adult Education
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Daley, Barbara J.; Cervero, Ronald M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
In this final chapter, we summarize the themes of this sourcebook along with the issues and trends in health professions education (HPE) identified by the chapter authors. By comparing and contrasting HPE and adult and continuing education, we discuss ways in which the two can be integrated.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Professional Continuing Education, Health Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Braithwaite, Susan; Barcinas, Susan J. – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
The purpose of this paper is to share information on The Learning EMS Ethics Project, referred to as the LEEP project. LEEP is a long-term study of paramedic navigation of ethical dilemmas and decision making in prehospital care. The project additionally aims to contribute to the future development of future paramedic capacity building from…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Emergency Medical Technicians, Medical Services, Ethics
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Rausch, Thomas; McKenna, Kelly – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Quizzing can be beneficial as a tool for learning and practice instead of its traditional use as an assessment. Specifically, the use of low stakes quizzing (LSQ) can aid in: (1) retention; (2) subsequent learning; (3) corrective feedback; (4) improved metacognition; and (5) study habits. Best practices for utilizing quizzes are discussed,…
Descriptors: Tests, Testing, Educational Benefits, Retention (Psychology)
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Wray, Christina C.; Benjamin, David – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Exhibits offer insight into what an organization values while providing patrons the opportunity to be challenged and engaged. This paper explores ways exhibits policies can be crafted to move exhibits beyond the walls and cases to create a space for community discussion that promote growth and understanding by providing space for discussions,…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Policy Formation, Discussion, Community Involvement
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