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Carr-Chellman, Davin J. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
This paper reports the results of a study of adult ethical development in Christian congregations. Using an empirical hermeneutic phenomenological methodology, this study examined how five pastors understand and encourage ethical development, creating an in-depth analysis and interpretation of their perceptions of the phenomenon of adult ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Phenomenology, Clergy, Christianity
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Joo, Baek-Kyoo; Nam, Kyoung-ah – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the predictors of career satisfaction for public service employees in South Korea, using data drawn from 303 civil servants from one metropolitan government and two district governments. The effects of contextual (i.e., transformational leadership), personal (i.e., learning goal orientation), and intrinsic…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Goal Orientation, Predictor Variables, Government Employees
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Kim, Sehoon; McLean, Gary N.; Park, Soyoun – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
South Koreans work the longest hours in the world's developed countries. The current body of knowledge is built on western culture and does not sufficiently explain working hours in the South Korean context. Considering the differences between cultures and the cultural influence on employees and organizations, it is useful to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Working Hours, Phenomenology
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Lin, Xi; Wang, Chih-hsuan – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Previous studies indicated there was a difference in goal orientations and learning strategies between adult and traditional learners. However, limited studies investigated the relationship between achievement goal orientations (AGO) and self-regulated learning (SRL) between adult and traditional learners. Hence, the current study examined the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Metacognition, Adult Learning
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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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Collins, Joshua C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
For men who are both gay and Latino, experiences are often shaped by masculine cultural ideologies, respect for family, and/or being a "multiple minority"--racially/ethnically and sexually. These ideologies are related to machismo, the hyper-masculine idealization of men in Latino communities. Few studies seek to explore gay Latino men's…
Descriptors: Males, Transformative Learning, Masculinity, Homosexuality
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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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Gittings, Glenn; Bergman, Matt; Shuck, Brad; Rose, Kevin – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Doctoral students typically represent a highly educated group of students that have demonstrated the academic aptitude to successfully complete multiple degrees. Yet, research has continually shown that 40%-60% of doctoral students do not persist to graduate (Allum & Okahana, 2015; Bowen & Rudenstine, 1992). The purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Student Characteristics, Academic Persistence
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Zigarmi, Drea; Nimon, Kim; Conley, David – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Trust, in all its forms, is frequently at the top of the list when experts write about healthy organizational environments. When studying the concept of trust, however, researchers often do not use quantitative approaches that take into account the complex relationships between multiple sets of variables, thereby not fully exploring the underlying…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Employer Employee Relationship, Employee Attitudes, Work Attitudes
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Chang, Bo – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to explore how to support active knowledge sharing in online group work which both encourages collaboration and motivates individual effort. In this study, two graduate-level online courses (course 1 and course 2) operated through Blackboard were selected. In both courses, the instructor designed the course activities…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities, Graduate Students
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Williams, Sandra L.; Hurley, Mark N. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
For international organizations in developing countries, operating across cultures can elicit varied perspectives on employee engagement and employee development. Performance pressure from a board of directors will also influence the human resource development emphasis of organization leaders. Varied perspectives and performance pressures place…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Developing Nations, Human Resources, Leadership Styles
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Zarestky, Jill; Cole, Catherine S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Organization development (OD) interventions have typically relied on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework for strategic planning. The strengths, opportunities, aspirations, and results (SOAR) framework is a relatively new innovation in OD that may serve as a viable alternative to SWOT for those who wish to apply…
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Intervention, Strategic Planning, Inquiry
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Williams, Sandra L.; Hurley, Mark N. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
In this second segment of HRD in a developing country situation, accelerated pressure for organizational growth is placed upon leaders by the international board of directors. This growth pressure is accompanied by new technology which can assist in growth accomplishment, but which demands further training and orientation of cross-cultural…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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Kyser, Christine; McKenna, Kelly – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This paper introduces and describes a mixed methods research project conducted with international doctoral students from Non-Western countries that explored students and faculty members' experiences in a writing workshop. In this "Perspectives" piece, we offer insight into our journey of fostering relationships with our students and…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cross Cultural Training, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Sligar, Steven R.; Pelletier, Christopher D.; Bonner, Heidi Stone; Coghill, Elizabeth; Guberman, Daniel; Zeng, Xiaoming; Newman, Joyce J.; Muller, Dorothy; Dennis, Allen – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Online tutoring is made possible by using videos to replace or supplement face to face services. The purpose of this research was to examine student reactions to the use of lecture capture technology in a university tutoring setting and to assess student knowledge of some features of Tegrity lecture capture software. A survey was administered to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Tutoring, Video Technology
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