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Chen, David; Faichney, Jolon – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Flipped classrooms are an instructional strategy that is becoming popular in educational contexts, particularly higher education. The principle of Flipped Classroom is that events that have traditionally taken place inside the classroom now take place outside the classroom and vice versa. Various studies have reported increased student performance…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Educational Benefits
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Gordon, Kimberley A.; Auten, Jill N.; Gordon, Derek; Rook, Autumn – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Organizational success is directly related to the ability of leaders to influence followers in support of strategic goals. Leaders utilize interpersonal skills to communicate goals, brainstorm actions, create collaboration, and move followers in desired directions. Successful leaders must be astute at recognizing key characteristics in followers,…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Models, Administrator Behavior
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Patterson, Dale – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
The modern student exists in a highly technical and digitally driven educational world. Online delivery of courses and interactions, with the primary purpose of enhancing learning, and access to learning opportunities is becoming almost mainstream. Yet, despite the broad availability of online education courses and systems, the completion rates…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Human Body, Online Courses, Learner Engagement
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Galaige, Joy; Torrisi-Steele, Geraldine – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Founded on the need to help university students develop a greater academic metacognitive capacity, student-facing learning analytics are considered useful tools for making students overtly aware of their own learning processes, helping students to develop control over their learning, and subsequently supporting more effective learning. However,…
Descriptors: College Students, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Metacognition
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Mohammed, Akalewold Fedilu; Belay, Degwale Gebeyehu – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
This article reports the findings from a study aimed at assessing the challenges of evening educational programs for working children and young people. A descriptive research design and mixed research approach were employed. The design helped to obtain information concerning the current status of the phenomena and to describe "what…
Descriptors: Evening Programs, Barriers, Child Labor, Foreign Countries
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Charungkaittikul, Suwithida; Ratana-Ubol, Archanya; Henschke, John A. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
The study proposes strategies to reorient higher education institutions toward lifelong learning to serve lifelong adult learners in Thailand. The Ethnographic Delphi Futures Research (EDFR) approach was used for data collection. Additional research instruments used were in-depth interviews, a questionnaire "Measurable Performance Indicators…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Adult Learning
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Valentine, Desree S.; Ferebee, Susan; Heitner, Keri L. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
The quasi-experimental study reported in the present article is aimed at increasing the understanding of the effects of long-term contract employees participating in wellness programs. The reported study examines the effect (if any) that a wellness program has on workplace stress, absenteeism, and presenteeism for long-term contract employees…
Descriptors: Wellness, Work Environment, Stress Variables, Comparative Analysis
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Landry-Meyer, Laura; Bae, Su Yun; Zibbel, John; Peet, Susan; Wooldridge, Deborah G. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
The aim of this article is to connect transformative learning theory with the practice of teaching in higher education. Connecting theory to effective active learning pedagogy is good practice in teaching adults, andragogy. Using transformative learning theory as a guide, this article describes the historical evolution of transformative learning…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices, Active Learning
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Welton, Michael R. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
This article examines the "great transformation" of Canadian women's self-understanding and identity in the period from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. It argues that women's individual and collective energy was canalized through the creation of voluntary associations and social movements. It also explores a select few of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, Females, Identification (Psychology)
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Smith, Alan D. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Customer relationship management (CRM) is a core business strategy for most organizations. In today's global economy, it is essential for organizations to find ways of increasing their productivity. This article discusses the operations management's decision of customer relationships management. It is vital for a business to motivate its employees…
Descriptors: Business, Productivity, Employees, Interpersonal Relationship
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Opengart, Rose; Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Ding, Wei – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Workplace incivility is common in organizations across the world and can have negative effects on individuals and organizations. The purpose of the reported study is to examine the effects of supervisor and coworker incivility on job satisfaction and examines emotion management as a mediator of these relationships. Data from 268 working adults…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Job Satisfaction, Supervisors, Peer Influence
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Sokwane, Lentswe; Adekanmbi, Gbolagade – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Due to a perception that the quality of their certificates was in question, students of the Gaborone Technical College (GTC), along with their counterparts in similar institutions, went on a strike in 2016. Based on a subsequent case study of the college, completed in 2018, this article examines the quality question in technical education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Postsecondary Education, College Students
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Alajlan, Sarah M.; Aljohani, Obaidalah H. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
It is important to practice critical skills in the classroom in order to empower learners and to have a critical consciousness, such as critical thinking, dialogue, and problem solving. In the present study, undergraduate students' perceptions (by gender) of the practice of critical consciousness in the classroom at Taif University, Saudi Arabia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Critical Thinking, Communication Skills
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Boden, Carrie J. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
In the 21st century economic landscape, many argue the importance of a college degree, as entry into many occupations now requires advanced credentials. Pursuing a college degree costs time and money, often presenting barriers to those pursuing the dream. Prior learning assessment (PLA) offers a solution to spend less time and money earning a…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Student Evaluation, Adult Students, Portfolio Assessment
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Gordon, Kimberley; Ross, Kendall – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
In the competitive world of recruiting, the better an applicant can apply what has already been learned to a new environment, the greater the career opportunity. This study captured the transformative learning experience of students, guided by their instructors and industry partners, related to learning and executing Lean Six Sigma principles in a…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Statistical Analysis, Quality Control, Measurement Techniques
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