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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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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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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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Seemiller, Corey; Rosch, David M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
The focus on outcomes of employee development pales in comparison to the significant financial investments organizations make in offering employee development opportunities. Most attention, as it appears, has been focused on the outcomes and benefits of conducting training -- both for employees who participate in training and the effects on…
Descriptors: Models, Job Training, Professional Development, Work Environment
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Chaudhuri, Sanghamitra – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
The advent of technology has drastically impacted the existing ecosystem of the organization so much so that it has resulted in increasing generation divide in the workforce. In order to effectively address this looming issue, many organizations are jumping into this bandwagon of implementing an inverted form of mentoring relationship called…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Mentors, Labor Force Development, Organizational Culture
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Mertens, Donna M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
This article discusses the importance of considering purpose and design as elements to determine if research is worthy of publication. It reflects the tenets of the transformative paradigm as a framework for conducting research that is viewed as worthy of being conducted by members of marginalized communities, and consequently potentially worthy…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Research Design, Guidelines, Disadvantaged
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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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