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Collins, Joshua C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
The purpose of this Writer's Forum is to share eight tips about writing for publication as a graduate student. These tips demonstrate writing for publication as an accessible reality for students. This Writer's Forum advances ideas, advice, and anecdotes focused on helping graduate students to see themselves as valued experts who are…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Graduate Students, Feedback (Response), Time Management
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Hutchins, Holly M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Attention to faculty development, especially factors influencing faculty satisfaction and performance, has increased in the last decade. While a significant focus has been on contextual factors (i.e., tenure policies, mentoring, work-life integration), fewer studies have examined individual psychological factors especially in the field of human…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Self Concept, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Experience
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Lim, Doo Hun; Rager, Kathleen – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
The purpose of this study was to identify changes in graduate HRD curricular content in U.S. institutions since Kuchinke's study in 2002. Additionally, the importance of each curricular content area from these graduate HRD programs was assessed by the faculty members, graduate students, and practitioners in the HRD field. Through a pilot study and…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Human Resources, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Eichler, Mathew – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Part of the process of becoming a tenured faculty member is applying for tenure. This reflective essay reports on the period after the submission of tenure materials for review but before the review process for tenure is completed. This is an "in-between" space, where the race of the tenure track is no longer present, but the role of…
Descriptors: Tenure, College Faculty, Teacher Promotion, Job Application
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Chuang, Szu-Fang – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
This study was designed to explore and define key factors that deter women from participating in continuing professional development (CPD) in the workplace. Four dimensions of deterrents that are caused by women's social roles, gender inequality and gender dimensions are discussed: family and time constraints, cost and work constraints, lack of…
Descriptors: Females, Barriers, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development
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Cummins, Phyllis; Kunkel, Suzanne – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Continuous learning over the life course is necessary to successfully compete in a knowledge-based global economy. Workers are increasingly encouraged to remain in the labor force at older ages, which for many will require skills upgrading. While a wide range of individual and community factors play a role in whether older workers receive skills…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Wang, Victor C. X.; Torrisi-Steele, Geraldine – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
While many educators in higher education are using technologies in their teaching, their use of technology is generally restricted to meeting purposes of convenience and efficiency. Rarely are the affordances of technology being exploited by educators in higher education in order to develop teaching strategies that truly engage students, and help…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Careless, Erin Jennifer – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Social media applications such as Facebook and Twitter have become integrated into sociocultural practices for millions of people around the world, and are having an enduring impact on the field of adult education. As essentially free, virtually non-hierarchical tools that facilitate user-generated knowledge, these online spaces may be powerful…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Adult Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Critical Thinking
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Herd, Ann – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Leadership coaching has gained in use and popularity as a leadership development tool used both within and outside the context of an organization. At the heart of the coaching process is the coaching relationship and the critical coaching skills of powerful questioning and active listening. One of the most popular coaching models within which…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Leadership Training, Supervisory Methods, Questioning Techniques
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Vivona, Brian – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
This essay is a compilation of several conversations with Dr. Gene Roth, Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus at Northern Illinois University. Dr. Roth is past President of the Academy of Human Resource Development, and although he is well known for his efforts in bringing humor into the field of HRD, he is not the same Gene Roth that played…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Retirement, Humor, Interviews
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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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Pandey, Satish; Ardichvili, Alexandre – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Films are used as a tool for teaching cross-cultural and intercultural concepts in higher education and in corporate settings. However, the processes and outcomes of using films in intercultural training and education have not been systematically researched. This paper discusses the results of a collaborative project involving faculty and students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Films, Teaching Methods, Multicultural Education
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Ordonez, Bonnie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
Higher education is going through a time of change. The United States federal government and its Department of Education are calling for reform as student debt has increased and the cost of college tuition has risen steadily to unattainable levels. In the next decade, the number of jobs requiring a college degree will increase to 70% of all new…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Academic Degrees, Competency Based Education
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Taber, Nancy – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
This article describes an analytic autoethnographical research study focusing on my experiences developing, delivering, and evaluating course content critiquing war from a feminist anti-militarist perspective as a pre-tenured faculty member. Themes include: professional vulnerability, student resistance, pedagogical possibility, and scholarly…
Descriptors: War, Course Content, Feminism, Political Attitudes
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Walker, Wayland; Vaida, Genevieve – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
Established Human Resource Development (HRD) practices may elevate corporate interests and subordinate individual interests. Critical HRD professionals can instead transform workplaces into a more level playing field that genuinely values diversity. Drawing on the existing theory, specifically Brookfield's (2005) marriage of Foucauldian…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Legal Problems, Power Structure, Adult Education
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