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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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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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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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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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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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Roessger, Kevin M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
A recent manifest content analysis of manuscripts in leading U.S. adult education journals found a discrepancy between how often academics used meaning making language and how often practitioners and policy makers did. It was suggested this was due to the language being unhelpful to practitioner and policy makers' work. A follow up latent content…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Content Analysis, Adult Education, Periodicals
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Breslow, Kenneth B. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
"Troubled-persons industries" have been created to ensure that troubled people (to themselves or others) are brought into "the stream of 'adjusted citizens'" (Gusfield, [Gusfield, J. R., 1989], p. 433). At the crossroad is Mad Studies. This article seeks to resolve the inner tension felt by one troubled-persons-industry…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Professional Personnel, Mental Health Workers
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Reaume, Geoffrey – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
This article is about teaching the first university credit course devoted to Mad People's History. The focus is on situating the course within the academy and community, curriculum development and pedagogical controversies.
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development
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Shirvan, Majid Elahi; Khajavy, Gholam Hassan; Nazifi, Morteza; Taherian, Tahereh – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The tripartite of motivation- affect- cognition indicates the need for more efforts to uncover the complex nature of the interplay of self-efficacy, anxiety as well as motivation. In this study we measured the longitudinal association between adult English a foreign language (EFL) students' self-efficacy and anxiety and the role of ideal self as…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Self Efficacy, Undergraduate Students, Anxiety
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Perez-Vergara, Kelly; Li, Kristin Carey – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Community college research studies have noted that full-time faculty add quality to the curriculum and enhance the student experience, as well as comprise a significant investment in college budgets and futures. However, in the context of fluctuating patterns of student enrollments and staffing, determining which disciplines need additional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Human Resources, College Faculty, Enrollment Trends
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Gupta, Kalpana – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Graduate students at a distance require an advising approach that allows them to connect to their peers, faculty, and the University as a whole. In addition, they need to be empowered to develop transferable skills and self-directed behaviors from the advising process just as they are through the learning process. Faculty from the adult education…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Academic Advising, Graduate Students
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Smith, M. Cecil – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This paper describes several strategies for organizing, collaborating on, persisting in, and funding professional writing activities that can benefit new tenure track faculty members. Establishing and maintaining a regular program of academic writing is essential to a successful career in higher education, but initiating and maintaining a program…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Beginning Teachers, Tenure, Writing Strategies
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Bennett, Elisabeth E.; Higgens, Thomas L. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Physician education has followed relatively rigid guidelines since the Flexner report of 1910. Medical education has been largely didactic with time-based progression and certifying exams, and with variable degrees of autonomy and supervision in graduate (post MD/DO degree) medical education programs. Innovative educational approaches now…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Physicians, Health Occupations, Labor Force
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McGill, Craig M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Although academic advising is recognized as an important piece in college student retention, the complexity of the activity and its pedagogical potential continues to be overlooked by institutional stakeholders and advisors themselves. Many outside the field do not fully recognize its purpose and potential, but increasingly advising is seen as a…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Faculty Advisers, College Students, School Holding Power
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