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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

October 2015 Volume 6, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Graduate Level Research Methods and Statistics Courses: The Perspective of an Instructor

    Victor Wang, Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States; Sean Mulvenon, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States

    The goal of an educational system or degree program is to “educate” students. This immediately raises the question of what does it mean to “educate” students. All academic institutions, degree... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Navigating Graduate School: Insights and Recommendations for a Productive Degree Path

    Jenna Cambria, Educational Statistics and Research Methods, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States

    Beginning graduate school can be an exciting experience; however, given the new social and intellectual experiences, there will be unique challenges that arise during your graduate program. Within ... More

    pp. 12-18

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  3. The Unknown Unknowns: Challenges, Opportunities, and Recommendations for Graduate Students from the Perspective of Postsecondary Administration

    Debbie Hahs-Vaughn, Charles Dziuban & Cynthia Young, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States

    Graduate education is influenced by trends and events that are political, economic, social, technological, and demographic. These materialize into challenges and opportunities for graduate students... More

    pp. 19-29

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  4. Challenges and Opportunities for International Students in Graduate Education

    Xinya Liang, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States

    International students pursuing graduate education in U.S. institutes have been rapidly increasing in recent years. Students from all over the world remarkably contribute to the advancement of U.S.... More

    pp. 30-39

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  5. The Scientist-Practitioner: A Boulder Model for Education

    Karee Dunn, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, United States

    The purpose of the current work is to present a case for the need to train all graduate students in the field of education in quantitative methodology. The premise for this position is that... More

    pp. 40-45

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  6. Survey Research: Methods, Issues and the Future

    Victor Wang, Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States; Ernest Brewer, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States; Geraldine Torrisi-Steele, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

    Survey research is prevalent among many professional fields. Both cost effective and time efficient, this method of research is commonly used for the purposes of gaining insight into the attitudes,... More

    pp. 46-64

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