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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

January 2015 Volume 6, Number 1

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Navigating the Academic Developmental Maze: New Possibilities for Mentoring International Graduate and Doctoral Students through the USA

    Kathleen King, Department of Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career and Higher Education, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States; Lu Norstrand, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States; Julie Leos, College of Business, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States

    As an increased number of international students join College and University classrooms across the United States, their transition and acclimation to campuses has received attention over the past... More

    pp. 1-17

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  2. Information as a Human Right

    Lesley Farmer, Department of Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling, California State University, Long Beach, CA, United States

    Information lies at the core of freedom of expression since it empowers citizens to understand the functions of media and other information providers, to access and critically evaluate their... More

    pp. 18-35

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  3. ‘Lalaga Faatasi Aua Le Manuia Mo Taeao': To Weave Together for the Success for Tomorrow

    Kerry Lee & Meripa Toso, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    Teacher educators have a very daunting task requiring currency in their discipline, curricular, policy and institutional imperatives as well as pedagogical and cultural issues. Tertiary... More

    pp. 36-51

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  4. Confucian and Western Teaching and Learning

    Victor Wang, Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States; Geraldine Torrisi-Steele, School of Information Technology, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Southport, Australia

    The authors of this article consider Western teaching and learning alongside Confucian teaching and learning through reviewing the literature. The paper emphasizes that we must teach lower order... More

    pp. 52-64

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