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Mehdiabadi, Amir Hedayati; Seo, Gaeun; Huang, Wenhao David; Han, Seung-hyun Caleb – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Human resource development is known to encapsulate a collection of social science disciplines including communications, psychology, and economics. Since these and other similar areas are the cornerstones of HRD, the changing nature of HRD demands constant reflections on the value and building blocks of contemporary HRD inquiries. This article…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Citation Analysis, Periodicals
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Zha, Shenghua; Adams, Andrea Harpine; Calcagno-Roach, Jamie Marie; Stringham, David A. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This study explored factors that predicted learners' transformative learning in an online employee training program in a higher education institution in the U.S. A multivariate multiple regression analysis was conducted with a sample of 74 adult learners on their learning of a new learning management system. Four types of participants' behaviors…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Job Training, Transformative Learning, Predictor Variables
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Williams, Sandra L. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
The practice of Human Resource Development (HRD) work often occurs in consulting opportunities at ongoing businesses, agencies and non-profit organizations. These are the spaces where human resources development (HRD) consultants hone their skills and affect change in work settings. Consultants in HRD utilize skills not only across the HRD field…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Consultants, Case Studies
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Lévesque, Michel – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
The Comprehensive Health Education Workers (CHEW) Project is a community-based initiative that educates sexual and gender minority (SGM or LGBTQ) young people about comprehensive--mental, physical, sexual, and social--health and that supports their comprehensive health needs with other services. Since October 2014, CHEW Project staff have served…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Health Programs, Advocacy
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Campuzano, Mariela; Storberg-Walker, Julia; Werner, Jon M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This article begins a series on promoting research through social media. This opening article focuses on how and why two human resource development journals have expanded their social media activities. Particular attention is given to the intentionality behind creating and implementing a social media plan to bridge the traditional field of…
Descriptors: Research, Social Media, Human Resources, Periodicals
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Bennett, Jo; Grant, Natalie S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
An ecomap is a social work data collection tool that is used to gather data about a participant's environment. Derived from Bronfenbrenner's ecological system theory, the ecomap can be used in adult education and human resource development to record information of in-and-out-of-work and learning experiences and show how these interactions support…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Data Collection, Research Tools
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Hughes, Claretha; Lusk, Stephanie L.; Strause, Stephanie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
All employees within the workplace must be treated fairly and equitably including those with disabilities who may require accommodations that serve to increase access to and maintenance of competitive employment. Human Resource Development (HRD) researchers and practitioners have experience in accommodating employees with disabilities but are now…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Accessibility (for Disabled), Employees, Disability Identification
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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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Lengelle, Reinekke – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
This article provides a narrative response to a precariousness labour situation. The question it attempts to answer is: how does one cope with the precariousness and injustices of contemporary employment without becoming pessimistic or hopeless? The piece, based on the author's personal experience, argues that we can tell and write our career…
Descriptors: Job Security, Employment Experience, Labor Conditions, Labor Market
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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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van Rhijn, Tricia; Lero, Donna S.; Burke, Taniesha – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
This study explored the factors that motivate student parents to pursue post-secondary education. Student parents at four Canadian universities (n = 398) completed open-ended questions on their reasons for attending school in an online survey. Using Possible Selves Theory as a lens, we conducted a directed content analysis and found that student…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Academic Aspiration, Student Educational Objectives, Student Motivation
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Nakabayashi, Hayato – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Originally from Japan, Dr. Mitsunori Misawa is a professor of the Higher and Adult Education program in the Department of Leadership at the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, at the University of Memphis in the United States. This paper introduces what led Dr. Misawa to study and work in the United States, how he came to pursue an…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Adult Education, Homosexuality, Activism
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Thibeault, Joël – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
This article presents a series of pedagogical workshops that was offered over two years to a cohort of 50 teachers practising in Ontarian French schools. Focusing on grammar teaching, the workshops' objectives were to: (a) contribute to the teachers' development of linguistic knowledge consistent with the grammar under new provincial standards and…
Descriptors: Workshops, Grammar, Faculty Development, Standards
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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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Wang, Victor C. X.; Sedivy-Benton, Amy Lynn – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Well-reasoned leadership theories are described in many academic books, yet they may not apply specifically to practices in higher education. In higher education, the absence of tailored leadership theories is compounded by the lack of technical skills or leadership ethics, resulting in leadership issues that impact the organization. To illustrate…
Descriptors: Leadership, Higher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Guidance
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