Vocational Education Technologies and Advances in Adult Learning: New Concepts: New Concepts

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Wang, Victor C.X.
IGI Global, Mar 31, 2012 - Education - 279 pages
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In the current economic climate and global workplace, adult learning routinely comes to the forefront as individuals, companies, and industries strive to adapt at the pace of change.

Vocational Education Technologies and Advances in Adult Learning: New Concepts provides a global look at educational technologies for adult learners with content drawing from theory, research, practice, individual experience, and insight by leading scholars, theorists, and practitioners worldwide. This volume provides educators, researchers, practitioners, and graduate students with insight into all areas affecting teaching, learning, research, and practice, sharing innovative pedagogies and inspirational insights into career and technical education (CTE), adult education, and technology.

 

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Contents

Spiraling into Transformative Learning
1
Where Do I Begin?Designing Online Learning Courses Which Work
11
A Conceptual Model
24
How Adult Education Practice in One Region is Different from Another
37
Transformative Learning in an Online Environment
54
Technology as Integral to a New Paradigm of Adult Education
64
Critical Components of Curriculum Development for Career and Technical Education Instructors in the United States
73
Becoming an Authentic Community College Teacher
86
Rethinking the Right Teaching Methods that Work for Online Learners
131
Merging Education and Business Models to Create and Sustain Transformational Change
147
Emerging Framework for Planning and Implementation of Online Programs
164
Instructional Challenges for Adult Career and Technical Education
181
A Review of Literature
197
How Adult Education is Shaped in Taiwan
207
Compilation of References
223
About the Contributors
248

Towards More SocioCulturally Sensitive Research and Study of Workplace ELearning
99
Considering Issues of Gender Race and Age
116

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Dr. Victor C. X. Wang is a Professor of Adult and Community Education (Workforce Education) at Florida Atlantic University. Thus far, Dr. Wang has published nearly 200 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed.

Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing theInternational Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a world-leading theorist, Dr. Stephen Brookfield, and another world-leading adult education theorist and statistician, Dr. Patricia Cranton. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’ teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China.

Personal Link: http://victorwang2012.wordpress.com/

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