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Zimmerman, Whitney Alicia – Adult Learning, 2019
Whitney Zimmerman, writes about a dilemma she faced while coordinating and teaching an online undergraduate statistics course. The course included many short example videos, but students often requested video lectures. Such long videos contradict mainstream educational research that suggests videos be short in duration. Zimmerman, explains how the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Online Courses
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Goings, Ramon B. – Adult Learning, 2018
This qualitative study investigated the academic and social experiences and life events that propelled 13 Black male nontraditional undergraduates to transition back to college and explored the various programs and institutional agents these men used once on campus. Findings indicated that participant's faced challenges with college as…
Descriptors: Males, Undergraduate Students, Nontraditional Students, Blacks
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Korostyshevskiy, Vladislav – Adult Learning, 2018
Ability to communicate using spoken language occurs naturally in children earlier than they learn how to use written language. Throughout persons' lives, their ability to use spoken language is being continuously maintained and further developed. As a result, spoken language has greater capacities to form and organize thoughts than those of…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Speech Communication, Communication Skills, Writing (Composition)