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Jil Zarestky; Lauren Vilen; Hannah Love – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
This article presents a general and overarching view on partnerships between adult education and STEM disciplines. Drawing from their individual STEM backgrounds, personal perspectives and experiences with such partnerships, and the science of team science, the authors consider the benefits of adult education for STEM, the benefits of STEM for…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Adult Education, STEM Education, Educational Benefits
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Jacqueline McGinty; Jess Oest; Jared Divido – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
In "Digital Immigrants: Leveraging the Technology Acceptance Model to Increase Digital Literacy in Older Adults," the authors delve into the vital importance of digital literacy for supporting older adults in living independently and staying connected with their community. They explore how the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), which…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Digital Literacy, Older Adults, Models
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Caleb Seung-hyun Han; Dae Seok Chai – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
Despite intense interest in how social capital can facilitate informal learning, few attempts have been made to synthesize the interface between social capital and informal learning. Social capital is an important factor in the application of informal learning, especially in postsecondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Social Capital, Informal Education, Postsecondary Education
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Molly M. Jameson – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
Mathematical dispositions, or an individual's behavioral (i.e., things they say and do), cognitive (i.e., attention and memory), and affective (i.e., emotions and beliefs) tendencies related to mathematics, are critical to the learning of mathematics and choices related to STEM. Previous research has suggested that adult learners may possess…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Affective Behavior, Mathematics Education, STEM Education
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Kayon Murray-Johnson; Bryan Dewsbury – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
This article explores the design and development of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on inclusive teaching. Released in the Fall of 2023, the MOOC is particularly unique because of its intentional use of ethnically diverse voices and multimodal content to include art, music, spoken word, and storytelling. Modules range from Self and Empathy to…
Descriptors: MOOCs, Inclusion, Teaching Methods, Adult Education
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Katie Brenny; Susan M. Yelich Biniecki – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
Rural agriculture retailers, or those engaged in the production of food, fiber, and fuel, are pressed to find just-in-time solutions for continual learning with their adult employees, specifically millennials, the generation who will assume future leadership roles. Adult educators in rural settings, or lower populated areas, are encountering rapid…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Rural Areas, Agriculture, Technology Uses in Education
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Andrea Mucci; Wendy M. Green; Lilian H. Hill – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2024
Artificial intelligence (AI) influences many aspects of modern life and has multiple applications in the delivery of healthcare. AI is designed to mimic human capabilities including pattern recognition, data analysis, and decision-making and perform tasks more efficiently. It is capable of detecting patterns in large datasets that might elude…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Allied Health Occupations, Health Services, Patient Education
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Wright, Robin Redmon; Sandlin, Jennifer A.; Burdick, Jake – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
In this article, we define and provide some history of "critical media literacy" (CML) in education. We then place critical media literacy in context of our current "post-truth" era. Next, we describe some of the consequences of adults' addiction to two decades of expanding, omnipresent new media to explain why we, like…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Deception, Information Sources, Power Structure
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Osei-Tutu, Araba A. Z.; Osei-Tutu, Kwaku O. A. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
This article takes an international perspective on adult learning and disinformation, exploring how they have recast the global landscape. In particular, we address former president Trump's naming of certain Caribbean and African nations as "shithole countries," as well as other related experiences, and work to locate these comments…
Descriptors: Racism, Adult Learning, Presidents, Colonialism
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Sandlin, Jennifer A.; Gómez, Alan Eladio – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
In this article, we trace the throughline of conspiracy thinking from QAnon to Pastel Q to conspirituality (a term that combines "conspiracy" + "spirituality"). We also explore how many in the wellness community have monetized conspirituality, using conspiracy theories about health, vaccines, COVID-19, and more to connect with…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Beliefs, Misconceptions, COVID-19
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Sualehi, Sarah Haroon – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
Digital literacy is a crucial skill set within the social, political, and economic contexts of 21st-century society. Around the world, governments are making a concerted effort to develop digital literacy within adults, as indicated through Sustainable Development Goal 4. However, working learners from a variety of backgrounds and geographies…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Education, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology
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Kaiser, Leann; McKenna, Kelly; Lopes, Tobin; Zarestky, Jill – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
This chapter highlights several of the significant design and facilitation considerations used to support adult working learners pursuing online learning across educational contexts. These include the integration of inclusive online learning practices, the design and facilitation of quality interactions in the online environment, and application…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Education, Student Employment, Online Courses
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Peña, Elizabeth; Salazar, Cinthya – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
In this qualitative study, through a "testimonio" methodology, we examined the working-learner re-entry experiences of eight Latinx students enrolled at a community college. In particular, we studied how their multiple identities influenced their educational journey as they attempted to complete their college degrees. Our findings show…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Hispanic American Students, Self Concept
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Roumell, Elizabeth A.; Jabarkhail, Sami – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
This paper explores the impact of technological advances and digital transformations, with a particular focus on the "future of work" and its implications for lifelong learning and adult working learners. We emphasize the pressing need for human-centric solutions to address complex human challenges that technology alone cannot resolve,…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Student Employment, Lifelong Learning, Student Personnel Services
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Klein-Collins, Rebecca; Shafenberg, Kari – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
An increasing percentage of students entering postsecondary institutions are working at least part-time and balancing multiple identities, responsibilities, and demands on their time and resources. As student demographics change, postsecondary institutions must rise to meet these students where they are. Two effective ways to do that include…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Credits, Prior Learning, Postsecondary Education
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