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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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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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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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