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Shuck, Brad; McDonald, Kim; Rocco, Tonette S.; Byrd, Marilyn; Dawes, Elliott – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
At the 2017 meeting of the Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Town Hall, four scholars discussed their diverse outlooks on the research and practice of career development in the Human Resource Development field. What follows in this curated collection of voices is a look into the perspective of each person who spoke at the 2017 Town Hall…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Career Development, Meetings, Phenomenology
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Torraco, Richard – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Economic inequality--the income gap between the wealthy and the poor--is increasing. Educational inequity has also increased with low-income students less likely to complete college than their wealthier counterparts. As the gap widens between the education "haves" and "have-nots," those with inadequate education are faced with…
Descriptors: Career Development, Economic Opportunities, Educational Quality, Low Income Students
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Hite, Linda M.; McDonald, Kimberly S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
This article focuses on how HRD research can better address some of the barriers to inclusive career development and secure employment. Beginning with the concept of decent work, we suggest expanding the scope of studies on workplace inequities, encouraging HRD to push further into disparities facing under-represented identity groups and including…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Career Development, Minority Groups, Educational Research
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Collins, Joshua C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
A relatively small amount of HRD research has focused on issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The majority that does exist tends to focus on issues assumed to cut across the entire LGBT community. However, a need exists for research that identifies and articulates the varied experiences of each of these identity…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Personnel Management, Homosexuality, Males
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Ghosh, Rajashi – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Mentoring programs are gaining traction as human resource development initiatives that can support women to advance in their careers in organizations. However, some of these programs are falling short of delivering on this promise due to particular inherent flaws. This case study considers the following three potential flaws of formal mentoring…
Descriptors: Mentors, Females, Program Effectiveness, Case Studies
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Williams, Sandra L. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Workers, both paid employees and volunteers, contribute in multiple ways to an organization's output, its culture, and its internal environment. Employees also play a critical role in the organization's impact upon its community. Career development involves the full understanding of worker contributions to the organization, as well as…
Descriptors: Career Development, Occupational Information, Job Skills, Work Attitudes
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Johnson, Brenda W. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
After 20 years I was back in school faced with an assignment to research an adult education scholar, leader, or practitioner. After a quick review of the list we were provided I was drawn to Dr. Johnson-Bailey as the focus of my paper primarily because our lives paralleled in so many ways. She was on staff at my Alma Mater, The University of…
Descriptors: Activism, Adult Education, Interviews, Career Development
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Francois, Emmanuel Jean – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
The purpose of this research was to investigate the motivational orientations of non-traditional adult students to enroll in a degree-seeking program based on their academic goal. The Education Participation Scale (EPS) was used to measure the motivational orientations of participants. Professional advancement, cognitive interest, and educational…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Nontraditional Students, Motivation, Enrollment Influences
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Chapman, Diane D.; Wiessner, Colleen Aalsburg; Morton, Janet; Fire, Nancy; Jones, Leslie Stevenson; Majekodunmi, Deke – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
Scholarly conferences are one mechanism by which doctoral students can enter into their profession as practitioners and scholars. Unfortunately, research about the effectiveness of this career development strategy is limited. This paper explores learning experiences of doctoral students at a scholarly conference. Theories about learning…
Descriptors: Career Development, Doctoral Programs, Learning Experience, Educational Strategies
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Cooper, Mary – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2008
John Henschke is a lifelong learner who studied with Malcolm Knowles and who interviewed and knew such adult educators as Cyril Houle and his contemporaries. John has devoted his life to service both in the ministry and in education; he has traveled the globe with a view to encouraging lifelong learning and the concepts of andragogy for all. His…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Educators, Andragogy, Work Experience
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McDonald, Kimberly S.; Hite, Linda M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2008
Changes in the career landscape require commensurate revisions in career development (CD) to ensure it meets the needs of both employees and employers in this era of multidimensional career paths. Drawing on a model from the past, we propose building a strong career culture based on the relational approach to CD. Implementing a relational strategy…
Descriptors: Career Development, Organizational Change, Models, Change Strategies