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The central goals of adult education, especially the development of self-directed, goal oriented learning and the generation of intellectual curiosity and critical thinking, may be subverted in a variety of ways. Especially in unconventional teaching settings, adult education programs may be...
Previous research has demonstrated that some CPE programs result in improved performance and others fail to do so. This ambiguous conclusion about the effectiveness of CPE is not helpful to practitioners and results from the wrong question being asked. A conceptual framework based on a new...
This research investigated the effectiveness of disclosure of cognitive style map information on academic achievement in adult learners. Subjects were community college students (N = 61) enrolled in Human Anatomy. Experimental group subjects were administered the Albany Instrument and the...
In an attempt to contribute to theory-building in the area of participation, the present inquiry sought to explore the underlying structure of the many reasons adults give for not participating in continuing education (i.e., to identify "deterrent" factors analogous to "motivational orientation"...
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