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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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Misawa, Mitsunori; Andrews, Josie L.; Jenkins, Kathy M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Bullying has been a serious social issue in contemporary society. Traditionally, bullying has been examined in various social contexts and different populations including academic, community, and workplace settings. In recent years, although there has been an increasing number of publications about women's experiences of harassment and sexual…
Descriptors: Females, Work Environment, Bullying, Social Problems
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Procknow, Greg – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This literature review engages mental illness in adult education (AE) to locate what research exists and to suggest a research agenda moving forward. This structured review located research related to mental health issues published in the conference proceedings of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) and the Adult…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Adult Education, Literature Reviews, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Martin, Larry G.; Martin, Fatima A.; Southworth, Erica – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Concept maps (Cmaps) are still underutilized in adult literacy programs and classes. The teaching and learning approaches that have been used historically in adult literacy programs to address the learning needs of these students have not kept pace with the literacy skill demands that have sprung from the increased pace of technological…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Literature Reviews, Educational Research, Adult Literacy
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Wright, Robin Redmon – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
Too often, educators, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of adult education and human resource development rely on traditional curricular materials and an academic body of knowledge for teaching, evaluating, and training adults. This assumes a coherent body of prior knowledge, assumptions, worldviews, and experiences in their students…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Learning Theories, Adult Learning, Human Resources