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Boucouvalas, Marcie, Ed.; Avoseh, Mejai, Ed. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
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Colón, Valeriana – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
Postsecondary English language education is a growing field in the United States. While there has been considerable research on international student mobility in higher education, there is limited research on the population's participation in U.S. English language programs (ELPs). This study examined literature in related fields to create a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Literature Reviews
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Morris, Linda E. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
As individuals and adult educators we consistently face an array of what seem to be increasingly complex challenges. These run the gamut from battling poverty and illness with their deleterious and deadly effects, to acquiring literacy and workplace competencies and to building expertise in communication, collaboration and innovation. And we live…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Stages, Adult Learning
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Edosomwan, Simeon; Peterson, Claudette M. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
Storytelling is a powerful process in adult education as a useful instructional approach in facilitating adult instruction and learning, especially during preliterate eras. What began as oral tradition has evolved to include written literature. A popular Eurocentric perspective in the early 19th century was that before the arrival of Europeans…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Oral History, Social History, Story Telling
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Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The decision to migrate to a foreign country with an unfamiliar educational system to pursue higher education as a nontraditional adult learner is a decision that is not taken frivolously. Despite the motivation and excitement coupled with such a journey, there are numerous unforeseen accompanying challenges from a socio-cultural perspective that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cultural Influences, Social Influences, Nontraditional Students
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Angelova, Iva – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This paper focuses on job transitions and professional development of immigrants in the United States. Using narrative as a method and exploring Bulgarian immigrants' personal experience stories, this report shares some of the findings from the author's dissertation. Upon coming to the United States, the Bulgarian immigrants experienced a…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Education, Professional Development, Career Development
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Cummins, Phyllis A.; Kunkel, Suzanne R. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
Historically, older and lower-skilled adults in the U.S. have participated in Adult Education and Training (AET) at lower rates than other groups, possibly because of perceived lack of return on investment due to the time required to recover training costs. Global, knowledge based economies have increased the importance of lifelong learning for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Older Adults, Adult Students, International Assessment
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Yelich Biniecki, Susan M. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This literature review analyzes how Europe is situated within adult education literature from 2005 to present. Europe as a place and an idea influences and is influenced by adult education as well as historical and current events. The conceptualization of Europe within the dynamic field of international adult education is a necessary realm of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational Research, Literature Reviews
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Ke, Jie; Kang, Rui; Liu, Di – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This study was designed to initiate the process of building professional development learning communities for pre-service math teachers through revealing those teachers' conceptions/beliefs of students' learning and their own learning in China. It examines Chinese pre-service math teachers' conceptions of student learning and their related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Professional Development, Preservice Teachers
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Na, Eunkyung – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the implicit attitudes of college-level instructors toward Latino-accented English and the effects of gender, teaching experience, home language, race/ethnicity, and rank on those attitudes. The auditory Implicit Association Test (IAT) was used to measure the implicit accent preferences. Participants (N =…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Bias, Dialects, Pronunciation
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Henschke, John A. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This 2016 updated capsule on a History and Philosophy of Andragogy includes 196 concepts and 268 names from a quasi-English translation of Dusan Savicevic's 2000 work on roots in the world-wide development of Andragogy from ancient times. Ten new items were discovered and added to the list. Some of these documents, however, present aspects of the…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Educational Philosophy, English, Translation
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Raymer, Annalisa L. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
With a goal of creating conditions wherein college students of adult learning paired with international adult learners form mutual partnerships for educational mentoring, where to begin? How to take into account the contextual factors and priorities of multiple stakeholders in creating academic courses and learning-focused partnerships while…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Change, Curriculum Design, Educational Theories
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Morris, Roger K. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This paper outlines the important role that Henry Carmichael played in the foundation of adult education in Australia. He was the driving force in the foundation and early success of the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts. He also played a very significant role in the establishment of public schooling. His wide interest in educational thought is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Educators, Teacher Role, Adult Education
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Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne; Newton, Norissa – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
Within recent years, there has been a trend of students (traditional and nontraditional) travelling abroad, more particularly to the United States, with the view of pursuing higher education at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Among the most popular influential factors to obtain higher education internationally are government and private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Latin Americans, Transformative Learning
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Conroy, Arthur Thomas, III – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This article describes a visual language comprised of abstract shapes that has been shown to be effective in communicating prior knowledge between and within members of a small team or group. The visual language includes a set of geometric shapes and rules that guide the construction of the abstract diagrams that are the external representation of…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Visual Learning, Language Acquisition, Cognitive Processes
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