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Johnson, Karen R. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
An increasing number of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are pursing postsecondary degrees; however, the employment rate for this population is unacceptably low because of the range of deficit in behavioral, communication, and social skills that are crucial for effective functioning on the job. Although individuals with ASD have…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Employment Opportunities, Competence
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Hollingsworth, Kristine – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
Masculine rationality pervades organizations and organizational theory but remains largely unexplored and or studied by human resource development (HRD) researchers and practitioners. This essay defines rational masculinity and summarizes its origins and effects on women in the workplace. Current literature supports the need for increased…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Masculinity, Work Environment
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Wang, Chih-Wei; Sainz, Amanda; Joshi, Suresh C.; Alfred, Mary V. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic drastically impacted the Texas Division of Adult Education. As a result, Texas's grant-funded adult education and literacy (AEL) programs transitioned to remote instruction. There was a need to understand how this unfolded. Thus, the purpose of this case study was to explore how the Texas Division of Adult Education guided…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Adult Education, Distance Education
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Kroth, Michael; Carr-Chellman, Davin J.; Rogers-Shaw, Carol – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
This article introduces formation as an organizing model for lifelong learning and places existing lifelong learning theory into this larger context. Further, in order to demonstrate how this framework might be applied, we suggest a lifelong learning agenda based on formation, which includes intentionality, meta-learning skills, and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Learning Theories, Learning Strategies, Well Being
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Stephens, Mattyna L.; Lowney, J.; Ybarra, Caitlyn M.; Stephens, Sir – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
Adult learning facilitators in any setting (ALFAS) seek to facilitate learning that is lifelong and meaningful. The purpose of this interpretive research study was to explore how instructional designers (IDs) construct knowledge when preparing graduate faculty to develop and teach courses online. The study involved five IDs and their perceptions…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Design, Graduate Study, College Faculty
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Biazar, Bahar – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
In this article, adult English language learning is historicized and situated within the context of globalization and empire building. The purpose of this article is to link adult English as a second language (ESL) learning with imperialism and globalization, but also reveal that there is great radical potential within spaces of adult ESL for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Global Approach
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Campuzano, Mariela V. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
As a result of the novel Coronavirus of 2019 (COVID-19), everyday life was transformed globally. With this, organizations were faced with the need to strategically and empathetically balance employee safety with business continuity as their survival largely depended on enacting immediate response measures by shifting to working remotely. When work…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Staff Orientation, Emergency Programs
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Lutomia, Anne Namatsi; Bohonos, Jeremy W.; Bello-Bravo, Julia – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
The use of music to sensitize, inform, and entertain for purposes of social organizing and public pedagogy is receiving increasing attention from scholars. This approach is usually selected because it allows a targeted message to reach large populations using varying mediums of transmission, such as social media, radio, television, and word of…
Descriptors: Music, Animation, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Kelly Jackson, Marice – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic changed how organizational leaders managed their staff and handled operations. As those operational changes were implemented, the experiential learning theory (ELT) was practiced by the leaders, staff, and human resource development (HRD) practitioners. In general, employees' operational practices were created to work in a…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Experiential Learning, Employees
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Tezcan, Fatma – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
With the COVID-19 pandemic, adult learning and education has turned toward the field of health. Group behavior is as effective as individual attitudes and skills in coping with the pandemic and slowing the spread of the disease. In this process, adults' health literacy skills are vital in their strategies to cope with the pandemic. This paper is…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries, Adult Education
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Kirchner, Michael J.; Yelich Biniecki, Susan – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
Similar to a service member's training, navigating a health crisis requires the acquisition of skills that enable employees to successfully perform their jobs. As a result of politics, egos, and a neglect for science, the U.S. government's response over how to handle the pandemic was bungled with misinformation and conflicting reports only fueling…
Descriptors: Pandemics, COVID-19, Government Role, Military Training
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Gunasekara, Noeline; Barhate, Bhagyashree; Alizadeh, Amin; Capuchino, Rosemary Gaza – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
The purpose of this article is to explore the competencies required and exhibited by human resource development (HRD) professionals during a crisis. Keeping the current COVID-19 pandemic in the foreground, we examined the industrial, change management, and crisis management literature to illustrate how HRD professionals successfully helped their…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Professional Personnel, Interpersonal Competence
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Waight, Consuelo L.; Greer, Tomika W. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
This study aimed to identify behaviors that contribute to adaptive performance (AP) among human resource development (HRD) practitioners. We used self-reported incidents of successes and failures on the job. Using a four-stage data analysis strategy, we analyzed qualitative data from 67 respondents and identified four behaviors that contributed to…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Professional Personnel, Vocational Adjustment, Behavior
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Doe, Markease – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
In this essay, I reflect on my experience at the 2015 Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA) Conference to highlight how communication at academic conferences may negatively influence (emotion graft) out-group or minority participants. In this paper, I will discuss the following topics: (1) the acute implicit bias made explicit in Dr.…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Conferences (Gatherings), Minority Groups, Professional Associations
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Hutchins, Holly M.; Flores, Jennifer – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2021
Despite increasing studies into the effects of imposter phenomenon, there lacks empirically tested interventions that could help individuals address the distorted cognitions associated with "feeling like a fake" in their work role. Using a multistage sequential mixed methods study design, we developed and pilot-tested a workshop…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Self Esteem, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Employees
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