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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

July 2015 Volume 6, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Building a Model of Employee Training through Holistic Analysis of Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Factors

    Andrew Schenck, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY, United States

    While theories of adult learning and motivation are often framed as being either biological, psychological, or sociocultural, they represent a more complex, integral process. To gain a more... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Andragogy in the Appalachians: Myles Horton, the Highlander Folk School, and Education for Social and Economic Justice

    Dennis Keefe, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States

    In the field of adult education, one of the better known concepts is that of the Six Assumptions of Malcolm Knowles. These assumptions, according to Knowles, divide the world of pedagogy, defined... More

    pp. 16-30

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  3. Instructional Alignment of Workplace Readiness Skills in Marketing Education

    Sarah Martin, Career and Technical Education, Katy Independent School District, Katy, TX, United States; Philip Reed, Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, United States

    This study examined high school marketing education teachers' knowledge of workplace readiness skills and whether that knowledge had an impact on student workplace readiness skill achievement.... More

    pp. 31-44

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  4. Returning to Learning: Conversations with Nontraditional Students

    Marsha Chen, The Mico Social Sciences College, Kingston, Jamaica

    This paper begins to address the question- can institutions of higher learning assume homogeneity? Conversations had with returning college students, concluded that an emerging group has increased ... More

    pp. 45-60

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  5. Sitting Behavior and Physical Activity of College Students: Implications for Health Education and Promotion

    Michelle D'Abundo, Department of Interprofessional Health Sciences and Health Administration, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, United States; Cara Sidman, School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, United States; Kelly Fiala, Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, United States

    The purpose of this study was to provide a baseline assessment of sitting behaviors and physical activity among college students in a physical activity and wellness course. The International... More

    pp. 61-78

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