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Enderson, Mary C.; Mann, Manveer – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
This article describes how for many college students the transition to college-level mathematics courses presents new challenges beyond those that were part of the high school experience. In this interdisciplinary study forty-four non-mathematics and non-science majors, enrolled in a retail-buying course, were studied to examine student confidence…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, College Students, Nonmajors, College Mathematics
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Fletcher, Edward C., Jr. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
The purpose of this article was to examine faculty characteristics of CTE programs across the nation as well as identify the challenges and successes of implementing programs. Findings pointed to the overall decline of CTE full-time-equivalent faculty and the increase of adjunct faculty. In addition, findings demonstrated a lack of ethnic and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Characteristics, Vocational Education
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McElreath, David H.; Doss, Daniel Adrian; Jensen, Carl; Mallory, Stephen; Wigginton, Michael; Lyons, Terry; Williamson, Lorri C.; McElreath, Leisa S. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
This article describes how, generally, the majority of inmates will recidivate again within five years of being released from incarceration. Recidivism represents cyclical criminality that affects all American communities. Despite substantial expenditures toward the warehousing of inmates within the corrections system, less emphasisis directed…
Descriptors: Recidivism, Institutionalized Persons, Vocational Education, Higher Education
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Charungkaittikul, Suwithida – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
This article is a study of the guidelines for lifelong education management to mobilize learning communities in the social-cultural context of Thailand is intended to 1) analyze and synthesize the management of lifelong learning to mobilize learning community in the social-cultural context of Thailand; and 2) propose guidelines for lifelong…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Guidelines, Social Environment, Cultural Context
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Taylor, Maurice; Vaughan, Norman; Ghani, Shehzad K.; Atas, Sait; Fairbrother, Michael – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
Using an engagement in research approach this article explores the landscape of blended learning in higher education over the last decade by comparing the results of a critical literature review by Vaughan to an instrumental case study that identified key factors that led to the implementation of a blended learning initiative in one medium sized…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Case Studies, Program Implementation
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Cherrstrom, Catherine A.; Boden, Carrie J. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
Many Americans dream of completing a college degree, positively influencing wages and economic mobility. The number of students entering college or returning to college later in life is growing. Up to 75% of university enrollments are comprised of students in one or more of the following circumstances: 25 years old or older, attend school…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Students, Reentry Students, Continuation Students
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Torrisi-Steele, Geraldine – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
Higher education institutions are investing significant effort into the improvement of student success, retention and satisfaction. Some effort is being expended in research seeking to understand influencing factors, but the majority of effort is directed towards improving teaching quality. Effort to improve teaching quality is characterised by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Experience, Outcomes of Education
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Norris, Sharon E. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
This article describes how charismatic leaders inspire followers with a vision of a better future, but attaining that better future is not easy and requires hard work, extra effort, and sacrifice. In challenging organizational environments where crisis is present, one leadership style that emerges has been described as charismatic. Charismatic…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership Role, Leadership Effectiveness, Business Administration Education
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Lawrence, Japhet E. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
There is a growing demand on educational institutions to use ICT to teach the skills and knowledge students need for the digital age. The integration of ICT into education provides opportunities for teachers and students to work better in a globalized digital age, particularly in teaching and learning environment, where teaching and learning can…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Influences, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
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Carr-Chellman, Davin J.; Kroth, Michael – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2017
Spiritual disciplines are practices of transformation intentionally pursued through the day-to-day actions of deeper living. The spiritual disciplines are conceptualized here in their relationship to profound learning. The authors contend that profound learners exhibit certain dispositions, such as curiosity, that facilitate continual growth.…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Transformative Learning, Learning Processes, Intentional Learning
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Rosser-Mims, Dionne; Maloney, James – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2017
This manuscript examines the past and present frameworks for conceptualizing community, community-based education, and their relationship to transformative education/learning. A case is made for the importance of community-based education providers serving as a mechanism for the engagement for such learning.
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Community Education, Relevance (Education), Leadership
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Lawrence, Randee Lipson – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2017
This article offers a reflective analysis on how the author came to a deeper understanding of transformative learning while collaborating on a research project with Patricia Cranton from 2012- 2014, resulting in "A Novel Idea: Researching Transformative Learning in Fiction," published by Sense Publishers in 2015. They read six…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Fiction, Dialogs (Language), Literary Devices
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Nerstrom, Norma – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2017
Events or experiences that have a transformative effect on people's lives can have an even greater impact if they are documented and disseminated through books, articles, or other forms of media. Whether one learns of such episodes through personal interaction or published sources, these personal stories enrich and inform one's own life, providing…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Theory Practice Relationship, Adult Education, Adult Learning
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Segredo, Mirta R.; Cistone, Peter J.; Reio, Thomas G. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2017
Research regarding the association between emotional intelligence, leadership style and organizational culture has been inconclusive. The purpose of this study was to explore these relationships in elementary school settings. A non-experimental ex post facto research design was utilized to investigate four research hypotheses. Fifty-seven…
Descriptors: Correlation, Leadership Styles, School Culture, Regression (Statistics)
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Wegner, Theresa Marie – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2017
This qualitative study identified the factors that contributed to the success experienced by students with learning disabilities in their first year of college. The primary factors that emerged from student interviews were their attitudes about higher education, and their personal attributes including motivation, maturity, and persistence.…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Self Determination, Qualitative Research, College Freshmen
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