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Elufiede, Kemi, Ed.; Olson, Joann S., Ed.; Murray, Lauren, Ed. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2019
The 43rd annual conference of the Adult and Higher Education Alliance (AHEA) was held at the University of Central Florida in March 2019. Papers in these proceedings include the following: (1) How does Experimental Learning Increase Skills and Knowledge Acquisition and Retention in the Non-Traditional Adult Learner? (David Antico); (2) CHAT and…
Descriptors: Working Class, Scholarship, Adult Education, Higher Education
Smith, Debra M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to develop a research-based model for designing and deploying instructional narratives based on principles derived from narrative theory, development theory, communication theory, learning theory and instructional design theory to enable adult learning and retention and the effective transfer of that retained learning…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Models, Teaching Methods
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Palmer, Matthew A.; Brewer, Neil; Weber, Nathan; Nagesh, Ambika – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2013
Prior research points to a meaningful confidence-accuracy (CA) relationship for positive identification decisions. However, there are theoretical grounds for expecting that different aspects of the CA relationship (calibration, resolution, and over/underconfidence) might be undermined in some circumstances. This research investigated whether the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investigations, Interviews, Questioning Techniques
Lane, Jodie – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Classroom lecture methods in nursing education are falling short of providing long-term retention of knowledge and do not enhance problem solving skills or clinical judgment at the bedside. This problem impacts the health care recipients because applied knowledge and an enhanced skill set can provide nurses with confident clinical judgment to…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Curriculum Development, Blended Learning, Hospitals
Burns, Anne, Ed.; Burton, Jill, Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2008
Over the last 30 years, inquiry-based teaching has become a highly valued component of professional development and practitioner research in Australia and New Zealand. This volume of the Language Teacher Research Series focuses on teaching and learning experiences in those two countries, which encompass a large geographical area with diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers