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Feldman, Eric M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
This paper provides a resource on the impact of social media on adult learners' construction of knowledge, particularly as it pertains to adult education's role in fostering a robust democratic society. There has been an increase in the literature in recent years that explores the various aspects of social media use, such as the incivility of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Adult Learning, Epistemology, Learning Processes
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Roth, Gene L. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2008
Humor is an intriguing topic that exists in the contexts of adult education and human resource development. This paper describes my experiences at developing and facilitating a graduate course on humor and adult learning. Researchers and scholarly practitioners in adult education and human resource development are encouraged to build their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Humor, Human Resources
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Hiemstra, Roger; Gadbow, Nancy – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2006
This article describes the origins, development, and changing directions in the oldest peer-reviewed online journal in adult education. An analysis of journal issues by the first author provides evidence of the impact and legacy that "New Horizons in Adult Education" has had on the field of adult education around the world during the past two…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Content Analysis
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Stein, David S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2006
In a movement toward workforce development as an academic entity, the identity of adult education as projects for inquiry is troubled. In some academic programs, adult education has been termed adult learning in the service of promoting teaching and learning for the workplace. However, adult education's inquiry, its projects, might be more than…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Research Projects, Educational Research