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Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Portes, Pedro R.; Nixon, Casey B. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
This study examines relationships between identity status and process measure scores that advance our understanding of methodological characteristics in the context of gender and age. A sample of 391 adolescents and adults (215 males, 176 females) completed the Identity Style Inventory (ISI; Berzonsky, 1992) and Ego Identity Process Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Concept Measures, Identification (Psychology), Age Differences
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Amayah, Angela Titi; Gedro, Julie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
There are more generations in today's workforce than ever before, which has the possibility to create challenges for Human Resource professionals. The purpose of this article is to interrogate existing stereotypes and generalities about the characteristics of different generations with respect to the workplace, and to offer suggestions for…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Human Resources, Stereotypes, Social Attitudes
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King, Kathleen P. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
Over the past 20 years in the USA, increased insurance control of healthcare decisions, litigation and regulations, have contributed to a dramatic shift in the doctor-patient relationship and respective responsibilities. This paper presents an autoethnographic study of the self-directed learning (SDL) strategies and patterns used by an individual…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Pain, Ethnography, Independent Study
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Mizzi, Robert C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
This paper dives into the complicated work of publishing while working on a doctoral dissertation. Although the author recognizes the dissertation as being a capstone synthesis of a multi-year endeavor, there can be some educational and social benefits to engaging with a publication process. A few key benefits include, but are not limited to,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Writing for Publication, Writing (Composition)
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Gibson, David; Petrosko, Joseph – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
This article examines trust in leader and its effect on job satisfaction and intent to leave among 294 nurses working in hospitals within two healthcare organizations. Nurses were asked to assess the level of trust in his/her own nurse manager as well as his/her own level of job satisfaction and intent to leave. Results suggest that trust in…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Job Satisfaction, Health Services, Persistence
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Hung, Li-Ching; Badejo, Folashade; Bennett, Jo – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
The quality of student learning and achievement in public schools has become a matter of public discourse and policy, thus led to the establishment of charter school concept. However, there are controversial reports on the academic performances of charter schools, inadequate information on their instructional practices, and the learning…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Case Studies, Charter Schools, Academic Achievement
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Yelich Biniecki, Susan M.; Conceição, Simone C. O. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
People are living and traveling to places all over the world. An exploration of how this movement influences learners' worldviews has implications for adult development, identity, and learning. The purpose of this paper is to present a phenomenological study conducted in the U.S. that examined how individuals' living or traveling…
Descriptors: Mobility, Travel, Influences, Adult Education
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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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Newman, Carole – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
The purpose of this Writer's Forum is to suggest a peer critique strategy and to present a rubric that can help students become more self-regulated learners who are capable of carefully assessing their own work and who can benefit from specific feedback provided by a critical friend. Too often assignment directions are not completely followed…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Assignments, Scoring Rubrics, Learning Strategies
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Hatcher, Tim; Bowles, Tuere – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
Human resource development (HRD) as a scholarly endeavor and as a practice is often criticized in the adult education (AE) literature and by AE scholars as manipulative and oppressive and, through training and other interventions, controlling workers for strictly economic ends (Baptiste, 2001; Cunningham, 2004; Schied, 2001; Welton, 1995). The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Labor Force Development, Critical Theory, Criticism
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Jacobs, Ronald L. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
This article presents a perspective on the relationship between adult education and human resource development of the past two decades and the subsequent emergence of workforce development. The lesson taken from the article should be more than simply a recounting of events related to these fields of study. Instead, the more general lesson may be…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Educational Change
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Stein, David S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
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…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Labor Force Development, Social Justice
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Carliner, Saul – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
Performance--the achievement of results--is central to definitions of HRD. Performance Technology (HPT) refers to a systematic methodology for developing performance in individuals and organizations. Through a systematic process, HPT explores issues at the organizational, unit, and individual level, and with skills and knowledge, resources, and…
Descriptors: Performance Technology, Human Resources, Instructional Design, Training
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Watkins, Karen E.; Marsick, Victoria J. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
Adult education and human resource development as fields of practice and study share some roots in common but have grown in different directions in their histories. Adult education's roots focused initially on citizenship for a democratic society, whereas human resource development's roots are in performance at work. While they have…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Human Resources, Comparative Analysis, Constructivism (Learning)
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Arthur-Mensah, Nana; Shuck, Brad – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
The implementation of e-learning as a strategy has risen exponentially over the last 20 years as more adults use this medium to enhance their skills and acquire knowledge. The utilization of technology offers significant advantages to both learners and organizations in terms of cost, time and rich learning content. E-learning has been widely…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Labor Force Development, Electronic Learning
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