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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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Samaroo, Selwyn; Cooper, Eleanor; Green, Tim – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
A debate that has engaged the attention of educators and scores of intellectuals is the longstanding issue of pedagogy versus andragogy. The nature of the debate, given the interdisciplinary theoretical assumptions that underpin the issue, has had a polarizing effect on these scholars; as a result, there has been the emergence of competing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Andragogy, Instruction, Educational Environment
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Hutchins, Holly M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
In this article, I describe my reflections on developing student authors through a class research project. I review the assignment origins and description and my role in the students' developmental journey from transforming a class assignment to a publishable work. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Student Writing Models, Reflection, Research Projects
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Sharma, Sonia – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
Adult educators often struggle with finding creative ways to help students understand adult learning theories and applications of those theories in professional practice. Media analysis of popular culture can uncomplicate this task by engaging learners in understanding concepts, principles or theories (Baumgartner & Merriam, 1999). The purpose of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Teaching Methods, Human Resources
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Morntountak, Aliki – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
The purpose of study was to explore the change process described in "The Shack" using Mezirow's (1997) phases of meaning-making in transformational learning. Results suggest that transformational learning is a useful lens for examining the individual change process in the novel, and offers teaching opportunities in classes that explore personal…
Descriptors: Grief, Transformative Learning, Novels, Adult Learning
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Colvin, Benie B. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
While the GI bill after WWII encouraged education for the older students, the combination of baby boomers and the rise of feminism have prompted a new wave of returning students to academia. The nontraditional student since the 1970s has often been an older female returning for a graduate degree. Making the decision to return has not been easy,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Barriers, Diaries, Females
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Daley, Barbara J. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2010
Concept maps can be used as both a cognitive and constructivist learning strategy in teaching and learning in adult education and human resource development. The maps can be used to understand course readings, analyze case studies, develop reflective thinking and enhance research skills. The creation of concept maps can also be supported by the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Concept Mapping, Research Methodology, Learning Strategies
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Munn, Sunny L.; Rinfret, Sara; Davitt, Kendra – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2010
Forms of White oppression in the United States are hierarchically evaluated through male-dominated society. This paper concentrates on a different perspective--White, female privilege through the experiences and self-reflections of narratives from three geographical perspectives--rural, urban, and international. Within the theoretical frameworks…
Descriptors: Whites, Females, Advantaged, Ethnography