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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

October 2017 Volume 8, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Building Communities of Practice Through Faculty Mentorship Programs

    Pooneh Lari & Denise Barton, Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC, United States

    Building an effective mentoring program for community college faculty is a complex and multifaceted task. There are multiple layers of stakeholders and levels of involvement, which at times makes... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. From Doing Digital to Being Digital: Exploring Workplace Adoption of Technology in the Age of Digital Disruption

    Donna Murdoch & Rachel Fichter, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, NY, United States

    In this article, it is explored how digital transformation is reshaping existing conceptions of technology adoption in the workplace and, as part of this, why the adoption of enterprise technology ... More

    pp. 13-28

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  3. Spirituality: The Bridge Between Engagement and Resistance in the Workplace

    Dianne Lawton, Troy University, Troy, AL, United States

    This theoretical article explores the role spirituality plays in engagement and resistance in the workplace. These qualities exist at the opposite ends of the continuum in adult education in the... More

    pp. 29-37

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  4. Applying Andragogical Concepts in Creating a Sustainable Lifelong Learning Society

    Suwithida Charungkaittikul, Lifelong Education Department, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; John Henschke, Lindenwood University, Saint Charles, MO, United States

    Today, the world is changing, re-establishing the role of education to have a developed society. This article aims to explore the practical application of Andragogy as a key element for creating a ... More

    pp. 38-51

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  5. “You Have Enough Problems Pop Up, You Start to Learn”: Contradictions Encountered in Learning a New Job

    Joann Olson, University of Houston-Victoria, Victoria, TX, United States; Junghwan Kim & Jihee Hwang, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States

    This article explores the workplace learning experiences of professional staff at a small private college who changed jobs, primarily due to a departmental reorganization. In many cases, the... More

    pp. 52-67

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