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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

April 2011 Volume 2, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Vocational Interests and Needs of Unemployed, Low-Education Adults with Severe Substance Abuse Problems in Anchorage, Alaska

    Mark Johnson, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States; Grace Reynolds & Dennis Fisher, California State University Long Beach, United States; Colin Harbke, Western Illinois University, United States

    Vocational assessment data were collected from 94 low-education adults with severe substance abuse problems not currently in treatment. Participants completed the My Vocational Situation (MVS),... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Improving Accessibility for Seniors in a Life-long Learning Network: A Usability Study of Learning Websites

    Xiaoqing Gu, Rui Ding & Shirong Fu, East China Normal University, China

    Senior citizens are comparatively vulnerable in accessing learning opportunities offered on the Internet due to usability problems in current web design. In an effort to build a senior-friendly... More

    pp. 11-24

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  3. Adult Education and Sustainable Learning Outcome of Rural Widows of Central Northern Nigeria

    Lantana Usman, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

    In northern Nigeria, widows’ identities and status are defined within the mores, norms, traditional religions, and legal institutions of the cultures of the community. The ethnic cultural laws are ... More

    pp. 25-41

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  4. Literacy Level and Vocational Training for Substance-Using Hispanic Adults

    Michele Wood, California State University, Fullerton, United States; Dennis Fisher, Grace Reynolds, Yesenia Guzman & William Pedersen, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    The Hispanic population has become the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. To successfully incorporate this population in adult vocational training, social service, and health... More

    pp. 42-54

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