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Imel, Susan – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Susan Imel is retired from Ohio State University. From December 1981 until December 2003, she was the Adult Education Specialist at the ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education and Director from 1987 through 2003. This essay begins with a brief overview of the ERIC system including goals for the clearinghouses, followed by a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Databases, Clearinghouses, Career Education
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Hatcher, Tim; Bowles, Tuere – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2006
Human resource development (HRD) as a scholarly endeavor and as a practice is often criticized in the adult education (AE) literature and by AE scholars as manipulative and oppressive and, through training and other interventions, controlling workers for strictly economic ends (Baptiste, 2001; Cunningham, 2004; Schied, 2001; Welton, 1995).…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Adult Education, Human Resources, Critical Theory