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Berrios, Julia A.; Nimon, Kim – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The cloud-based research synthesis platform metaBUS is presented as a tool for human resource development research. A general overview of the meta-analysis tool metaBUS is provided. In addition, this article shows how metaBUS can be utilized for other research purposes such as a starting point for identifying keywords when conducting literature…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Labor Force Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Information Retrieval
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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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Williams, Sandra L.; Hurley, Mark N. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
For international organizations in developing countries, operating across cultures can elicit varied perspectives on employee engagement and employee development. Performance pressure from a board of directors will also influence the human resource development emphasis of organization leaders. Varied perspectives and performance pressures place…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Developing Nations, Human Resources, Leadership Styles
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Procknow, Greg – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This literature review engages mental illness in adult education (AE) to locate what research exists and to suggest a research agenda moving forward. This structured review located research related to mental health issues published in the conference proceedings of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) and the Adult…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Adult Education, Literature Reviews, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Rocco, Tonette S.; Smith, Douglas H.; Chang, Elegance – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Donald Kirkpatrick published a series of articles originating from his doctoral dissertation in the late 1950s describing a four-level training evaluation model. From its beginning, it was easily understood and became one of the most influential evaluation models impacting the field of HRD. While well received and popular, the Kirkpatrick model…
Descriptors: Training, Program Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Models
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Mizzi, Robert C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This paper examines the roots, types, and effects of microaggressions in the workplace and discusses implications for adult educators who work in a domestic and transnational context. In a domestic context, the literature describes microaggressions as being based on differences in race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, and professional role,…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Antisocial Behavior, Aggression, Gender Bias
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Zarestky, Jill; Cole, Catherine S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Organization development (OD) interventions have typically relied on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework for strategic planning. The strengths, opportunities, aspirations, and results (SOAR) framework is a relatively new innovation in OD that may serve as a viable alternative to SWOT for those who wish to apply…
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Intervention, Strategic Planning, Inquiry
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McLean, Gary N. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This article was written in response to the editor's invitation to provide an alternative perspective to Zarestky and Cole's article in this same issue. While appreciating the perspective provided, I question the assumption that SOAR (strengths, opportunities, aspirations, results) as an approach to strategic planning will strengthen organization…
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Reader Response, Strategic Planning, Change Strategies
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Wang, Victor C. X. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Scholar, mentor, and humanist, Patricia Cranton touched the lives of numerous scholars and students, and leaves a formidable legacy to the field of education. Her passing in early 2016 left a significant gap in many lives and an important legacy in the adult education literature. This article provides an account of Patricia Cranton's influential…
Descriptors: Mentors, Friendship, Lifelong Learning, Adult Education
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Beall, Jeffrey – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This commentary examines the problem of predatory journals, low-quality open-access journals that seek to earn revenue from scholarly authors without following scholarly publishing best practices. Seeking to accept as many papers as possible, they typically do not perform a standard peer review, leading to the publication of improperly vetted…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Peer Evaluation, Educational Research, Educational Quality
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Williams, Sandra L.; Hurley, Mark N. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
In this second segment of HRD in a developing country situation, accelerated pressure for organizational growth is placed upon leaders by the international board of directors. This growth pressure is accompanied by new technology which can assist in growth accomplishment, but which demands further training and orientation of cross-cultural…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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Kyser, Christine; McKenna, Kelly – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This paper introduces and describes a mixed methods research project conducted with international doctoral students from Non-Western countries that explored students and faculty members' experiences in a writing workshop. In this "Perspectives" piece, we offer insight into our journey of fostering relationships with our students and…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cross Cultural Training, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Pleasant, Stephanie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This essay explores the intersection of employee engagement and workplace diversity and inclusion. The current trend of organizations fusing these two concepts has provided motivation to examine the (dis)connection between theory and practice. This essay advances the perspectives of practitioners, as well as a critical framework used to discuss…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Employees, Job Training
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Plakhotnik, Maria S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
An abstract represents a short summary of key elements of the manuscript. The purpose of this essay is to discuss the function, contents, and types of manuscript abstracts. The essay concludes with a few tips for authors to writing effective abstracts.
Descriptors: Documentation, Writing (Composition), Journal Articles, Publications
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Sligar, Steven R.; Pelletier, Christopher D.; Bonner, Heidi Stone; Coghill, Elizabeth; Guberman, Daniel; Zeng, Xiaoming; Newman, Joyce J.; Muller, Dorothy; Dennis, Allen – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Online tutoring is made possible by using videos to replace or supplement face to face services. The purpose of this research was to examine student reactions to the use of lecture capture technology in a university tutoring setting and to assess student knowledge of some features of Tegrity lecture capture software. A survey was administered to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Tutoring, Video Technology
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