Citations with the tag: ADULT learning
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- The ins and outs of self-directed learning.
Hatcher, Timothy G. // Training & Development; Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p34
Provides a list of necessary competencies for the facilitators of self-directed learning focusing on a high-tech firm. Orientation workshop on self-directed learning; Description of the use of assessment surveys and skills to prepare for self-directed learning. INSETS: Sample learning plan.;An...
Hatcher, Timothy G. // Adults Learning; Oct95, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p29
Opinion. Comments on the confirmation of the European Year of Lifelong Learning by the Council of Ministers in July 1995. Difficulty experienced by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) in organizing Adult Learners' Week; Support and plans for the celebration of the...
Hatcher, Timothy G. // Adults Learning; Oct95, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p30
Reports on developments of importance to adult learning in Great Britain. Publication of the Association for Colleges' `Manifesto for Further Education'; Creation of a new working party by the Community Development Foundation; TUC's launch of information for teachers and students on trade unions.
Hatcher, Timothy G. // Adults Learning; Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p102
Opinion. Focuses on social policy reviews for adult learning in Great Britain. Achievement of greater egalitarianism for the young; Exclusion of a range of liberal adult studies.
- Open College Networks.
Maxwell, Bronwell // Adults Learning; Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p111
Focuses on the implications of Open College Networks on adult learning in Great Britain. Participation in community education; Exponential growth in the number of recognized courses; Credit accumulation and transfer system.
- Can you put your arm around a student on the Internet?
Brunt, Jill Mannion // Adults Learning; Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p115
Focuses on the support for adult learning in Great Britain. Developments in adult learning associated with information technology; Need for individual commitment to learning; Virtual college campus and virtual summer schools.
- Voices from the chalkface.
Wilkinson, Graham // Adults Learning; Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p119
Examines the perceptions of key people who facilitate adult learning experience in Great Britain. Student-centered orientation in adult education; Training needs of the tutors; Problem areas in teaching.
Wilkinson, Graham // Adults Learning; Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p200
Reports on developments related to adult learning, as of April 1996. Includes British National Lottery Charities Board's plans to include adult learning in its funding; Highlights of the Adult Learners' Week in South Africa; Resources on adult learning.
- Something to cheer about.
Tuckett, Alan // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p86
Focuses on adult learning with reference to the implimentation of pilots for the Job Seekers Allowance (JSA). What JSA pilots will allow some persons to do; Analysis of the Adjudication Officers Guidance by Clara Donnelly; Reference made to other programs associated with adult learning.
Tuckett, Alan // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p87
Presents news briefs on events and issues associated with adult learning in the United Kingdom. Permanent learning helpline for adults to be set up in England; National training organizations launched; Reference made to Nancy Woods, who is the oldest student at the College of North West London,...
- From British Institute to National Institute, 1921-71.
Hutchinson, E.M. // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p88
Focuses on adult education in England, with reference to the work of the National Institute of Adult Education. What has been the prime business of the institute from its inception; Details on some of the activities of the institute; Reference made to the creation of the British Institute;...
- A New Deal for adults?
Poole, Anne // Adults Learning; Jun98, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p3
Presents information on the New Deal programme for people aged 25 and up in Wales. Purpose of the program; Details on the advisory interviews to be given to participants who do not move directly into work after a period on the programme; Why New Deal partnerships face a much harder task than...
- IN BRIEF.
Poole, Anne // Adults Learning; Mar2003, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p4
Presents brief news related to adults learning in Great Britain as of March 2003. Pay deal between further education unions and college employers; Grant received by researchers at the University of Sheffield to work towards improving adult literacy and numeracy; Information on some 2003...
- Letter from the Editor.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Sep2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
Introduces a series of articles on adult learning in Great Britain.
- Greenwood is committed to lifelong learning.
Bundy, Jackson C.; McLaurin, Preston // South Carolina Business; 1993, Vol. 13, p42
Focuses on South Carolina's Greenwood county's commitment to lifelong learning and what its citizens are doing about it. Innovation Associates Inc. founding partner Peter Senge's message of lifelong learning and total quality; Community's commitment to total quality; Mission of the Lifelong...
- Self-Directed Learning.
Della-Dora, Delmo; McGovern, Gaye; Wells, James D. // Educational Leadership; Nov79, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p187
Focuses on several programs and publications related to self-directed learning in the United States, as of November 1979. Completion of pilot study by California-based Far West Regional Laboratory; Development of a course for high school grades at Rutgers University; Book for developing skills...
- Modern conceptions of andragogy: A European framework.
Savicevic, Duasan M. // Studies in the Education of Adults; Oct91, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p179
Presents a comparative study of the conceptions of andragogy, or adult learning, within a European framework. Roots and evolution of andragogy and its identity as a science; Modern concepts of andragogy in various European countries; Differences and similarities in modern conceptions of andragogy.
- Lifeworlds and learning.
Williamson, Bill // Studies in the Education of Adults; Oct92, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p176
Examines the influence of the patterns which make up the life-world of different groups of adults on their views about learning and education. Impressions, observations and bias; Lifestyles and expectations; Shared perceptions through group reports.
- A call for leadership.
Hutchinson, Peyton // Adult Learning; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p4
Focuses on the need for leadership in relation to adult learning in the United States. Topics of interest to adult educators; Issues that adult educators must address.
- The shape of the container.
Krahe, Valerie Ann // Adult Learning; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p17
Focuses on the learning style of adult learners in the United States. Experiential learning theory; Definition of learning style; Job of freshman composition instructor.
- Tested techniques for teaching adults.
Mark, Peter J. // Adult Learning; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p26
Discusses techniques for teaching adults. Assessment of the learner's interests; Creation of a non-threatening and positive learning climate; Use of questioning techniques; Processing of information.
- I became clueless teaching the GenXers: Redefining the profile of the adult learner.
Wagschal, Kathleen // Adult Learning; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p21
Presents the author's experiences in teaching adults. Differences in the age ranges in the author's classrooms; Difficulties encountered by the author in addressing the lifestyles of both generations; View of the author that adult learners are highly motivated; Over-concern of adult learners...
- Workable St. Louis.
Wagschal, Kathleen // Adult Learning; Fall97, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p24
Focuses on American College Testing (ACT), which initiated a pilot Work Keys testing program in 1990. Number of states involved in the program; Ken McCullough's involvement in the Work Keys program; Comments from John A. Henschke, president of the American Association of Adult Continuing...
- The program portfolio.
Hayes, Elisabeth // Adult Learning; Fall97, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p25
Focuses on the development of the program portfolio to document and evaluate the accomplishments of an adult literacy program as a whole. Background information on the development of the program portfolio; What was the key strength of the program portfolio process; Limitations of the program...
- Transforming, not training.
Sokol, Anne V.; Cranton, Patricia // Adult Learning; Spring98, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p14
Opinion. Examines what traditional strategies for adult educators focus on while suggesting that transformation is necessary to keep up with time in adult learning. Details on what the transformative learning theory is based on; Benefits of transformative learning for educators; Indepth look...
- History of personal experience.
Oosthuizen, Susan // Adults Learning; Dec97, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p16
Describes how the Fenland Oral History Project is encouraging rural participation in adult higher education. Overview of demography; Oral history as a development tool; Initial results of the project; Issues concerning the nature of lifelong learning and its implications for older students in...
Oosthuizen, Susan // Adults Learning; Nov95, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p51
Presents information on news, resources and events in adult learning education in England and Wales. Applications invited for funding for employment by the Mental Health Foundation; The University of Bristol's Carers' Futures Project; Further information.
- Letter from the Editor.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p4
Introduces several articles on adult learning in Great Britain.
- IN BRIEF.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Apr2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p4
Presents news related to adult learning in Great Britain as of April 2003. Collaboration between the Learning and Skills Council and the Construction Industry Training Board; Finding in the report 'Basic Skills in the Workplace: A Research Review'; Information on the guide 'Crossing the...
- Early thoughts on the skills strategy.
Thompson, Alastair // Adults Learning; Apr2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p6
Presents reaction to British government's emerging skills strategy. Opportunity in learning in and around the workplace; Challenge presented by the strategy to those who are concerned with adult learning; Ministerial reputations bound up with the skills strategy.
- 'Never mind the width, feel the quality'.
Watters, Kate // Adults Learning; Apr2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p22
Focuses on first published inspection reports on local education authority (LEA) adult and community learning in Great Britain. Message of the Adult Learning Inspectorate reports on the range and quality of English LEA adult and community learning provision; Grades that provide an overview of...
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Spring2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p2
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses issues on adult learning in Great Britain published within the issue, including public investment, the decline in adults and part-time students enrolment in higher education, and action on adult vocational education.
- Adult Learning: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks.
Traver, J.L. // Training & Development Journal; Jun75, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p44
Deals with the notion that adults cannot be educated. Mythology of American system that puts accent on youth; Need for understanding the relationship of learning to adult situations; Learning as lifelong process; Law of effect; Motivation; Self-image; Time perspective.
- The 'Personal Development Program' of Pioneer Community College.
Morreale, Roland A. // Training & Development Journal; Dec76, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p34
Discusses an application of the androgogical process in a personal development program of a community college. Methodology; Use of the concept by D. Kurt Lewin.
- Self-Directed Learning And HRD.
Rymell, Robert G.; Newsom, Ron // Training & Development Journal; Aug81, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p50
Discusses the use of self-directed job-related learning projects. Content of self-directed learning projects; Types of learning projects undertaken; Facilitation of job-related learning projects by human resources development personnel.
- A New Look at Learner-Controlled Instruction.
Cox, John H. // Training & Development Journal; Mar1982, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p90
Provides insights on learner-controlled instruction (LCI) and how this approach to adult learning can be incorporated in a training program. History of LCI methodology; Characteristics common to LCI-designed programs; Description of a strategy-based LCI model; Use of contracting to...
- Adult Learning and Organizations.
Dailey, Nancy // Training & Development Journal; Dec84, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p64
Examines the structures and principles of adult learning in the context of employee training in the U.S. Fundamental components of organizational life; Role of culture in organizations; Organizational learning theory.
- Four Principles of Training.
Chapados, James T.; Rentfrow, Deboarh; Hochheiser, Louis I. // Training & Development Journal; Dec87, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p63
Urges the incorporation of four principles into a training activity to guarantee a positive impact on organizational activity. Accountability for and relevance of training; Congruence with the work tasks and trainees' frame of reference; Training objectives.
- The work values of marginalized adult learners.
Blunt, Adrian; Richards, Guy // Adult Basic Education; Fall98, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p157
Provides information on a study which examined the work values of marginalized adult learners. Statement of the problem; Method; Analysis of results; Conclusions.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Jun2009, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Chris Humphries on the challenge for the employment and skills system during the recession and another by Pam Johnson on the role of labor unions in adult learning.
- IN BRIEF.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Sep2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p4
This section offers news briefs of interest to adult learning, including the rise in student population in Europe, 7.3 million British pounds investment by the Heritage Lottery Fund to support specialist skills and training opportunities in the heritage field and the appointment of Professor Bob...
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Oct2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p2
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the report "Learning Through Life" of the Inquiry in the Future for Lifelong Learning.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Oct2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p6
The article announces the opening of nominations for the 2010 Adult Learners' Week Awards where extraordinary learners with inspirational learning experiences are recognised for their effort to change their own lives and the lives other people.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p5
The article focuses on the recommendations of the first government-commissioned National Strategic Skills Audit published by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) which says that continued investment in skills is necessary for Great Britain to keep up with its major economic...
- Learning Communities Catching On at Arizona Colleges.
Medlyn, Beverly // Community College Week; 02/07/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p12
Focuses on Arizona's learning communities, created for returning adult students. Origin of the concept; Effect of teaching combined subjects on learning of adult students; Examples of learning communities in the Maricopa district.
- What's All This Amelia Stuff, Anyhow?
Pease, Bob // Electronic Design; 02/07/2000, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p147
Looks at the kind of learning done by adults and children. Proof that infants acquire language skills at age zero; Description of how children and adults focus their eyes; Author's ability to learn the Nepali language; Author's self-education through traveling to various countries.
- Researching Adults with Learning Disabilities From an Adult-Development Perspective.
Gerber, Paul J. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan94, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p6
Discusses mediating variables, context and age-span phases in a study on adults with learning disabilities. Age ranges and theories of adult development; Researching adults with learning disability (LD) from an adult-development perspective; Selected studies of adults with learning disabilities.
- Dialogue and adult learning.
Tarule, Jill Mattuck // Liberal Education; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on dialogue and adult learning. Dialogue as epistemology; Narratives in the social sciences; Collaborative classes; Learning as talk; Inner speech; Opportunity for particular kinds of dialogue.
- Put Power in Your Paycheck: It's Easier than You Think.
Tarule, Jill Mattuck // San Diego Business Journal; 3/7/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p24
The article offers information on University of Redlands which provides quality education to adult learners and recognized as a pioneer for adult-learner programs in the U.S.
- Self-directed learning and continuing professional development.
Shannon, Susan // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal; Dec2000, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p326
Focuses on self-directed learning and continuing professional education for the Maintenance of Certification Program of radiologists in Canada. Importance of self-directed learning to resolve patient problems; Aims to keep pace with technology and intellectual curiosity; Plans to enhance...