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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

October 2016 Volume 7, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Comparing Peer-to-Peer and Individual Learning: Teaching Basic Computer Skills to Disadvantaged Adults

    Larry Katz & Patrick Kelly, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) learning within two distinct groups of disadvantaged adults was studied during a two-hour computer skills workshop. Of interest was whether or not P2P learning with this... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Challenges and Solutions to Assisting Older Adults in Completing the GED: A Study of What the Experts Say

    Karen Brinkley-Etzkorn, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the challenges and solutions encountered by Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs currently serving older adults seeking a GED credential in states where... More

    pp. 16-34

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  3. Component Theories for Human Resource Development in China: A Proposition

    Carsten Schmidtke, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States; Peng Chen, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, China

    Chinese scholars have not yet achieved consensus on the specific theories that should be part of a Chinese HRD theory base. A review of the Chinese HRD literature has identified four theory domains... More

    pp. 35-53

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  4. Supporting Doctoral Students through the Personalisation of a Graduate Virtual Research Environment

    Robert Costello, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom

    This paper offers a case study in which a traditional Learning Management System (LMS) was enhanced through learning theories and web-based technologies to support the development of doctoral... More

    pp. 54-71

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  5. Sustaining Partnerships between Schools and Industry: A Minerals and Energy Case

    Matthew Flynn, Hitendra Pillay & James Watters, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research on industry-school partnership, particularly regarding the principles that contribute to effective and efficient partnership models that... More

    pp. 72-84

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  6. Learning, Development, and Training: The Influence of Synergies through Educational Evolution

    Charlotte Thoms, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States; Sharon Burton, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, United States

    Continuous learning is essential in academic and business environments for the 21st century learner as success, survival, and growth lean toward the educator answering the question, ‘Which... More

    pp. 85-104

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