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Commission for International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE). Proceedings of the 2016 International Pre-Conference (65th, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 6-8, 2016)
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Abstract

The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the Commission: (1) To develop linkages with adult education associations in other countries; (2) To encourage exchanges between AAACE and associations from other countries; (3) To invite conference participation and presentations by interested adult educators around the world; (4) To discuss how adult educators from AAACE and other nations may cooperate on projects of mutual interest and benefit to those we serve. The Commission holds its annual meeting in conjunction with the AAACE conference. The following papers were presented at the 65th conference: (1) Self-Directed Learning Readiness among Undergraduate Students at Saudi Electronic University in Saudi Arabia (Mousa S. Alfaifi); (2) Career Transitions and Professional Development of Bulgarian Immigrants in the United States (Iva Angelova); (3) Preserving the Social Cohesiveness and Lifelong Learning Mission of Scotland's Public Libraries: Evaluating the Scottish National Library Strategy through the Capabilities Approach (Kiran Badwal); (4) Factors Associated with International Graduate Students' Academic Performance: A Comparative Analysis between the First Semester and the Subsequent Semester in the U.S. (Muhittin Cavusoglu, Williemae White, Waynne B. James, and Cihan Cobanoglu); (5) A Framework for International Student Participation in Postsecondary U.S. English Language Programs (Valeriana Colón); (6) How a Visual Language of Abstract Shapes Facilitates Cultural and International Border Crossings (Arthur Thomas Conroy, III); (7) Adult Education and Training Programs for Older Adults in the U.S.: Country Comparisons Using PIAAC Data (Phyllis A. Cummins and Suzanne R. Kunkel); (8) The Power of Relationship Building in International Short-Term Field Study Experiences at the Graduate Level (Brittany Davis and Joellen E. Coryell); (9) A History of Oral and Written Storytelling in Nigeria (Simeon Edosomwan and Claudette M. Peterson); (10) Reflections after Working at the Center for Refugees of Conetta, Italy: Practice and Competencies Needed (Mario Giampaolo and Antonella Pascali); (11) Sustainability Adult Education: Learning to Re-Create the World (Wendy Griswold); (12) New Perspectives from a Quasi-English Translation of Dusan Savicevic's 2000 Work on Roots in the Development of Andragogy: The 2016 Update of History and Philosophy of Andragogy (John A. Henschke); (13) Against All Odds: Socio-Cultural Influence on Nontraditional International Learners Pursuing Higher Education in the United States (Yvonne Hunter-Johnson); (14) Exploring the Transformational Learning Experiences of Bahamian Students Studying in the United States (Yvonne Hunter-Johnson and Norissa Newton); (15) Designing Professional Learning Communities through Understanding the Beliefs of Learning (Jie Ke, Rui Kang, and Di Liu); (16) Olympic Sports Coaching Education: An International Coach's Perspective (Cameron Kiosoglous); (17) Global Leadership Competencies in Selected Adult Education Graduate Programs in the United States and Western Europe (Arthur Ray McCrory and Waynne B. James); (18) Adult Development: A Global Imperative (Linda E. Morris); (19) Henry Carmichael [1796 to 1862]: Australia's Pioneer Adult Educator (Roger K. Morris); (20) Do College Instructors Have Implicit Bias toward Latino-Accented English Speakers? (Eunkyung Na); (21) Experimenting with Theory of Change for Interculturality and Mutual Learning in Adult Education (Annalisa L. Raymer); (22) The Key-Role of Teachers within the Italian School-Work Alternation Programs (Concetta Tino and Monica Fedeli); (23) An Analysis of Europe within Adult Education Literature (Susan M. Yelich Biniecki); and (24) Participatory Community Education to Mitigate Human-Elephant Conflict in Botswana (Jill Zarestky and Leslie E. Ruyle). (Individual papers contain references.)

Citation

Boucouvalas, M. & Avoseh, M. Commission for International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE). Proceedings of the 2016 International Pre-Conference (65th, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 6-8, 2016). Retrieved January 25, 2020 from .

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