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Breslow, Kenneth B. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
"Troubled-persons industries" have been created to ensure that troubled people (to themselves or others) are brought into "the stream of 'adjusted citizens'" (Gusfield, [Gusfield, J. R., 1989], p. 433). At the crossroad is Mad Studies. This article seeks to resolve the inner tension felt by one troubled-persons-industry…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Professional Personnel, Mental Health Workers
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Reaume, Geoffrey – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
This article is about teaching the first university credit course devoted to Mad People's History. The focus is on situating the course within the academy and community, curriculum development and pedagogical controversies.
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development
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Minnis, Sarah E. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
An important aspect of pursuing a doctoral degree is committing to developing a portfolio of academic scholarship that will showcase your research interests and demonstrate your capability as a writer. Although many doctoral students may not consider writing time outside of classes to be a priority during their program, it is vital that they…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Students, Writing Skills, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Roessger, Kevin M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
A recent manifest content analysis of manuscripts in leading U.S. adult education journals found a discrepancy between how often academics used meaning making language and how often practitioners and policy makers did. It was suggested this was due to the language being unhelpful to practitioner and policy makers' work. A follow up latent content…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Content Analysis, Adult Education, Periodicals
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Shirvan, Majid Elahi; Khajavy, Gholam Hassan; Nazifi, Morteza; Taherian, Tahereh – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The tripartite of motivation- affect- cognition indicates the need for more efforts to uncover the complex nature of the interplay of self-efficacy, anxiety as well as motivation. In this study we measured the longitudinal association between adult English a foreign language (EFL) students' self-efficacy and anxiety and the role of ideal self as…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Self Efficacy, Undergraduate Students, Anxiety
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Perez-Vergara, Kelly; Li, Kristin Carey – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Community college research studies have noted that full-time faculty add quality to the curriculum and enhance the student experience, as well as comprise a significant investment in college budgets and futures. However, in the context of fluctuating patterns of student enrollments and staffing, determining which disciplines need additional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Human Resources, College Faculty, Enrollment Trends
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Gupta, Kalpana – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Graduate students at a distance require an advising approach that allows them to connect to their peers, faculty, and the University as a whole. In addition, they need to be empowered to develop transferable skills and self-directed behaviors from the advising process just as they are through the learning process. Faculty from the adult education…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Academic Advising, Graduate Students
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Smith, M. Cecil – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This paper describes several strategies for organizing, collaborating on, persisting in, and funding professional writing activities that can benefit new tenure track faculty members. Establishing and maintaining a regular program of academic writing is essential to a successful career in higher education, but initiating and maintaining a program…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Beginning Teachers, Tenure, Writing Strategies
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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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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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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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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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Olson, Joann S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Within the contemporary landscape of higher education, adult education programs are generally housed, academically and organizationally, within Colleges and Schools of Education. Given the breadth of programs offered, it is perhaps not surprising when faculty are unaware of what those in adjacent programs are doing, but this segregation may make…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Schools of Education, Higher Education, Teacher Educators
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Grenier, Robin S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
This article is an autoethnographic study of my sojourner experiences as a visiting professor in Iceland. In sharing how the Fulbright sojourner-experience has influenced my professional practice and sense of self I hope to provide some insight into existing research of the sojourner experience and help others as they consider living and teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teaching Experience, Study Abroad
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