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Hoben, John; Hesson, Jackie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
Despite some notable voices clamouring for a shift in attitudes (Brookfield, 2011, 2014, 2017; Procknow, 2017; Fernando, 2017), little appears to have changed in the world of adult education when it comes to mental disorders. Particularly notable is the absence of first-hand accounts by adult educators struggling with these conditions, in our…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Faculty, Adults, Teacher Characteristics
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Kaur, Navjot; Hirudayaraj, Malar – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
Although most researchers have argued that a leader's emotional intelligence (EI) capability positively influences organizational learning (OL), this relationship has only been studied at the surface level. Consequently, there is no clear explanation of how leaders facilitate various processes of learning at the individual, team, and…
Descriptors: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Organizational Culture, Self Concept
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Hadeed, Salma A.; Henry-Campbell, Suzette – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
The purpose of this paper is to examine underlying factors that hinder the expatriate experience and the ways quality-controlled training methods can be delivered to them in order to acclimatize into different cultures. Companies see transatlantic business expansion as a critical piece of their agenda in the quest for greater market share. In this…
Descriptors: Job Training, Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Workers
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French, Patrice; Wang, Chih-Wei; Ray, Sarah M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
Three doctoral students, Chih-Wei, Patrice, and Sarah, at varying levels in the doctoral programs, share reflections and experiences from the 2019 Adult Education Research Conference (AERC) in Buffalo, NY. These experiences are both individual and collective. While our individual experiences vary, we value AERC as a community of practice for…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Experience, Adult Education, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Heimlich, Joe E.; Morrissey, Kris; Glass, Margaret A.; Storksdieck, Martin; Schatz, Dennis; Hunter, Nancee – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
This article describes the process for creating an evidence-based professional learning (PL) competency framework for people working in the informal science learning field. The project reviewed PL literature, models, and frameworks. Applying what we found to a field which lacks any unified career pathways, we determined a career stage approach…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Informal Education, Evidence Based Practice, Competence
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Shuck, Brad; Kim, Woocheol; Chai, Dae Seok – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
The purpose of this work was to explore the satisfaction-and-engagement conundrum by testing competing structural models. The specific development and function of interventions that influence both job satisfaction and employee engagement are deeply rooted in uncovering evidence that give insight into which is primary and secondary. A survey…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Attitude Measures
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Barker, Marianne – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
Attending to immigrants' social integration is a complex challenge for adult educators in ordinary times, and the complexity has significantly increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. This exploratory paper begins by outlining four aspects of social integration: forming social networks, developing a sense of belonging, linking social integration to…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Integration, Social Isolation, COVID-19
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Linkous, Holley – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has provided individuals across the world with unprecedented experiences and challenges. This perspective piece demonstrates how following the foundational theories of adult learning allows adult educators to create a positive environment for learners in the middle of a crisis. Three self-care tips are examined…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Self Management, Wellness, Stress Management
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Wicker, Cory – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many complex challenges and opportunities, calling for a reexamination of leadership development curricula. This paper proposes adopting a competency-based approach to better prepare leaders for crisis events, like COVID-19. I used an HR practitioner's lens that informs human resource development scholarship…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Leadership Training, Crisis Management, COVID-19
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Fullerton, Adam; Hatch-Tocaimaza, Deryl K.; Synstelien, Seth S.; Meltzer, Aaron – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
While there are numerous qualitative studies exploring civilian experiences in continuing professional education programs, there is a dearth of research on the professional military education (PME) system. These systems, which sustain continuing education and professional development for over two million active and reserve members of the military,…
Descriptors: Military Training, Military Personnel, Professional Continuing Education, Veterans
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Erwin, Stephanie K. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Distinguishing between the us and them of the military and civilian is a clearly delineated binary. Yet, if the line demarking military from civilian is obvious, it is far from finite. Within this demarcation or border lies the veteran. One who has traversed both sides of the line and yet no longer belongs to either side. Veterans belongs to both…
Descriptors: Veterans, Self Concept, Conflict, Personal Narratives
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Carpenter, Rob E.; Silberman, Dave – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
The United States military is one of the most notable developers of civilian workforce talent. Yet, approximately one third of post 9/11 veterans retain a personal narrative of military identity that they often find conflicts with civilian society--and as a result, with a civilian career. Earlier studies on veteran career transition have…
Descriptors: Veterans, Self Concept, Career Development, Labor Force Development
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Procknow, Greg – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Nadler's (1994) Critical Events Model will be utilized within a qualitative historical case method to thematize the historical record relating the training organized for the Serbian Volunteer Guard (SDG) for ethnic cleansing in war-torn Yugoslavia. This work demonstrates how a human resource development model can reorganize historical data to…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Death, Case Studies, Volunteers
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Clark, Haley Elizabeth – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
This essay explores the advantages and disadvantages of online learning courses in relation to traditional courses and considers the need to create an online learning environment that reflects positive characteristics of traditional courses. A common deficiency in online learning environments is the ability to create an 'organic' and spontaneous…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Benefits, Learner Engagement
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Plakhotnik, Maria S.; Gionti, Lori Ann; Rocco, Tonette S.; Pashkina, Marina V. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Global competition in higher education has facilitated the growth of English-medium instruction universities in countries where English is not a national language. In Europe, for example, the number of such programs at the bachelor's level has grown from only 55 in 2009 to 2900 in 2017. Colleges of business and management at these universities…
Descriptors: Management Development, Russian, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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