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Avoseh, Mejai B. M., Ed. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
These "Proceedings" derived from the Commission for International Adult Education's (CIAE) 2018 International Pre-Conference. They contain 23 papers from 32 authors. Eight of the lead authors are graduate students -- four are rounding up their Master's degrees while four are on their doctoral programs. The rest are a mix of seasoned and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Role of Education, Innovation, Technology Uses in Education
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Cummins, Phyllis A.; Yamashita, Takashi; Harrington, Katherine – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Participation in adult education and training (AET) programs is increasingly important for people of all ages and is necessary to remain competitive in a world experiencing rapid technological advances. Lifelong learning activities are especially important for middle-aged and older adults who intend to work at older ages to ensure they have the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Participation, Adults, Lifelong Learning
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Amponsah, Samuel; Omoregie, Chris Olusola; Ansah, Boakye Owusu – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
In 2015, the world, through UNESCO adopted the 2030 agenda for sustainable development floated on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "transform our world." SDG4 titled "Quality Education" seeks to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all and promote lifelong learning." An ordinary look at SDG4…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Cultural Influences, Equal Education, Educational Quality
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Balderas, Elizabeth S. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
We are now in a knowledge-based age and economy. Through this new era, we have seen the ascension of socioeconomic globalization, or the interconnectedness of the world economies. The vast reach of globalization and technology have had both positive and negative effects on adult, continuing, and postsecondary education. For instance, college…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Human Capital
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Bauer, Michelle M.; Avoseh, Mejai Bola – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
In the 21st century, globalization has ruled the drive behind adult education. While adult education, throughout much of the world, historically has its roots in addressing social inequities and social justice, globalization has caused a shift into more economic driven approaches in years of late. Through experience and observation in the field of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Critical Thinking, Global Approach, Educational History
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Tino, Concetta; Frison, Daniela – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
This work-in progress research design focuses on the development process of a "Training Perspectives Questionnaire" to investigate how trainers and consultants conceive training and to promote awareness about themselves as trainers. The study was developed within the project "Soft Skills: Aware, Competent and Competitive", led…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Questionnaires, Trainers, Consultants
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Griswold, Wendy – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
We live in an era in which it is increasingly apparent that climate change is a threat to humanity. Worldwide, we are in need of professionals with the values, knowledge, and skills to implement solutions to the threat of climate change and other serious environmental issues resulting from humanity's current way of living on our planet. Efforts to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Qualities, Careers
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Alajlan, Sarah M.; Aljohani, Obaidalah H. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
This study aims to discover undergraduate students' perceptions about the practice of critical consciousness in the classroom at Taif University, Saudi Arabia. The research also determines if there is a difference, by gender, among the undergraduate students' perceptions of the practice of critical consciousness in the classroom. Paulo Freire's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Empowerment, Consciousness Raising, Critical Theory
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Umezulike, Nneka A. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Constant advancement in technology demands that all users upgrade their competence for relevance. In most cases, the degree and the strategies needed for such upgrading are usually lacking to guide one's effort against waste of resources, energy and time. This research studied capacity building index of lecturers and strategies for effective adult…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Adult Education, Educational Strategies, Program Effectiveness
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Dawson, Rahsaan; Avoseh, Mejai Bola – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Globalization continues to influence the focus, method, and pace of education across different levels. This paper draws attention to the challenges globalization poses and its impact on the individual and learning. Also, highlighting a "new school structure" based on the logical relation between transformative emancipatory learning and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Problem Based Learning
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Oduaran, Akpovire – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
The technology utilization gap experienced almost one decade ago in many African countries had by June 2017 become a thing of the past when different African governments began to repudiate investment in fixed-line infrastructure in favor of the mobile infrastructure. Many networks providers have since migrated from 3G to LTE-based services.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Adult Education, Distance Education
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Winfrey, Danesha N. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
This paper explores liberation movement theory from educational and historical standpoints. Liberation movement theory is defined as a theory in which the oppressed seek personal, political, and social development through freedom from domination. In this paper, liberation, non-formal education, and popular education are learning theories that are…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Informal Education, Power Structure, Individual Development
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Aderogba, Kofo A. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Learning to read and write is a fundamental right. Yet official figures by the National Bureau of Statistics indicate that 38% of African adults are illiterate. This study ascertained the level of literacy of Igbo-Ora community and the effects on community development. Mixed methods of survey were applied. A questionnaire of 32 items was used to…
Descriptors: Literacy, Economic Development, Agricultural Occupations, Illiteracy
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Valdez, April A.; Avoseh, Mejai B. M. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Globalization and technology have brought tremendous benefits to humanity and have enhanced the idea of life more abundant. Enjoying the good life is the ultimate goal of existence. However, the good life means different things to different people. While the advantages of globalization and technology are evident in enhancing the good life, their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Influence of Technology, Adult Education, Role of Education
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Aljohani, Obaidalah H.; Alajlan, Sarah M. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
This study's main purpose was to identify adult learners' motives to pursue learning at Saudi Arabia' Yanbu adult-education schools. The study also investigates if there is a difference, by gender, by age, and among the learners' perceptions, about both the internal and external motivation to learn. The study's theoretical framework came from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Learning Motivation
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