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Kenner, Cari; Weinerman, Jason – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2011
Adult learners that enter today's higher education community bring learning styles and life experiences that may either be critical foundations for future success or deeply entrenched beliefs that hinder learning in the academic environment. As adult learners enroll in their entry level courses, college instructors will need to realize that these…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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Johnson, Frances; Garza, Susan; Ballmer, Noelle – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2009
Not too many years ago, right about the start of the new millennium, the TAMU-CC Writing Center began to pull away from the model of a center that focuses mostly on individual consultations and began to build a greater sense of the place of the Writing Center in the larger university Writing Community. In this article, we share how we have built…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Theory Practice Relationship, Communities of Practice, Learning Resources Centers
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Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2009
This position paper investigates the merits and potential benefits of creating a new, more comprehensive professional association for members of the learning assistance and developmental education profession. This was the task assigned to the College Reading and Learning Association/National Association for Developmental Education (CRLA/NADE)…
Descriptors: Position Papers, Professional Associations, Developmental Programs, Institutional Mission