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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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Wang, Jiunwen; Chia, Ivy – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
In the leadership development sector, it is widely acknowledged that there is a gap between the theory and practice of leadership. Within the field, rapid changes in business, technology, political, and social factors have resulted in a genuine need for knowledge workers to put into practice leadership skills and to draw conclusions about the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Creative Activities
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Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Sanders-Reio, Joanne – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between curiosity and well-being in 18- to 29-year-old individuals. In a group of 378 working emerging adults, a survey battery was administered to measure cognitive and sensory curiosity, achieved emerging adulthood, and-being, as well as select theoretically relevant demographic variables…
Descriptors: Well Being, Young Adults, Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes
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Nsonwu, Maura; Brewer, Chiquitia Welch; Marshall, Ashley; Durham, Lori; Jernigan, Quintara A.; Folarin, Oluwafunke; Bailey, Gary – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Using "banking" and "kitchen" metaphors to illustrate the educational frameworks of Freire's banking concept and constructivist learning theory, we--students and instructor--describe an innovative pedagogical adult learning-teaching model utilized in a required course, "Qualitative Research," within the curriculum of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Learning Theories, Qualitative Research, Graduate Students
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Frye, Erin Y. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Current events have highlighted ethical lapses and disregard for corporate social responsibility (CSR) in companies. Scandals at Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, and Turing Pharmaceuticals, as well as the 2008 mortgage crisis demonstrate the need for ethics training and CSR. Human resource development (HRD) strategies and initiatives can aid companies in…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Ethics, Social Responsibility
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Sulak, Tracey N.; Wilson, Robin; Renbarger, Rachel L.; Kaul, Corina R.; O'Guinn, Nicole – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Over the past two decades, the skills needed to be successful in the workplace have expanded beyond technical skills to include 21st-century soft skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. A structural equation model of the ATC21S[superscript TM] was used to investigate the relationship between 21st-century…
Descriptors: Numeracy, 21st Century Skills, Critical Thinking, Communication Skills
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Toprak, Mustafa; Savas, Ahmet Cezmi – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
This study aims to examine the moderation effect of teachers' emotional labor (EL) on the relationship between school headmasters' emotional intelligence (EI) and teachers' job satisfaction (JS). This correlational research is based on data collected from 27 school headmasters and 469 teachers. Data were analyzed by using a moderated hierarchical…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, School Administration, Job Satisfaction
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Turner, John R.; Baker, Rose – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
The current research study utilized a case study research method to test the theory that the creativity and innovative processes are a complex adaptive system. Through qualitative interviews with renowned creators, the current study categorized the data into eight characteristics of complex adaptive systems: path dependent, systems have a history,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Innovation, Systems Approach, Evaluation Methods
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Zarestky, Jill; Sisco, Stephanie; Alston, Geleana D.; Collins, Joshua C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
In the context of the popular Women's March on Washington and sister marches elsewhere, we analyze the tension between the marches as a valuable political act and a perpetuation of feminism as a space for white, middle-class women. We present short narratives of our own varying experiences with the Women's March--and with white…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Feminism, Females, Activism
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Bohonos, Jeremy W.; Otchere, Kimbery D.; Pak, Yoon K. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Despite calls for research into how critical and social justice themes are taught in HRD programs (Byrd, 2015), the current literature tells us little about how future scholars and practitioners are being prepared to face workplace injustice. Recent curricular research examining published curriculum lists and course descriptions have reported no…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, Graduate Study
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Misawa, Mitsunori; Andrews, Josie L.; Jenkins, Kathy M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Bullying has been a serious social issue in contemporary society. Traditionally, bullying has been examined in various social contexts and different populations including academic, community, and workplace settings. In recent years, although there has been an increasing number of publications about women's experiences of harassment and sexual…
Descriptors: Females, Work Environment, Bullying, Social Problems
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Duff, Myron C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
In this paper, andragogy, as presented by Malcolm Knowles, is critiqued as it represents European ideologies and ways of learning that fail to recognize the multifaceted experiences of adult Black males. With increased numbers of Black males entering post-secondary education spaces, new schools of thought need to be considered that are more…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Adult Education, Males, Blacks
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Ray, Sarah M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Diverse learners are a key part of the student population in community colleges and many other educational settings. Culturally relevant pedagogy, incorporating varied cultural perspectives and tools in teaching practice, can result in a deeper knowledge of self and others. This teaching case presents the opportunity to consider applications of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Differences, Teaching Methods
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Joo, Baek-Kyoo; Nam, Kyoung-ah – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the predictors of career satisfaction for public service employees in South Korea, using data drawn from 303 civil servants from one metropolitan government and two district governments. The effects of contextual (i.e., transformational leadership), personal (i.e., learning goal orientation), and intrinsic…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Goal Orientation, Predictor Variables, Government Employees
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Minnis, Sarah E. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
An important aspect of pursuing a doctoral degree is committing to developing a portfolio of academic scholarship that will showcase your research interests and demonstrate your capability as a writer. Although many doctoral students may not consider writing time outside of classes to be a priority during their program, it is vital that they…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Students, Writing Skills, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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