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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

October 2011 Volume 2, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Identifying Predictors of Academic Success for Part-time Students at Polytechnic Institutes in Malaysia

    Mack Shelley, Norhayati Ibrahim & Steven Freeman, Iowa State University, United States

    A central challenge for higher education today is to understand the diversity and complexity of nontraditional students’ life experiences and how these factors influence their academic success. To ... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. A Case Study of an Intervention to Support Ed.D. Students in Dissertation Writing

    Beth Kania-Gosche & Lynda Leavitt, Lindenwood University, United States

    Dissertation writing is often the most challenging aspect of the doctoral program. In an effort to raise completion rates and lower time-to-degree as well as increase student satisfaction with the ... More

    pp. 17-27

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  3. Exploring the Preparedness of Business Education Teacher Candidates for their Internships: The Perspectives of Mentor Teachers

    Edward Fletcher, University of South Florida, United States; Kathy Mountjoy & Glenn Bailey, Illinois State University, United States

    Applying a modified-Delphi technique, this research study sought consensus from business education mentor teachers regarding the top three areas in which business education student teachers were... More

    pp. 28-42

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  4. Collaborative Online Learning in Non-Formal Education Settings in the Developing World: A Best Practice Framework

    Stephen Asunka, Regent University College of Science & Technology, Ghana

    In the present knowledge economy, individuals, particularly working adults, need to continuously acquire purposeful knowledge and skills so they can better contribute towards addressing society’s... More

    pp. 43-57

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  5. Transformative Learning

    Victor Wang, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Patricia Cranton, University of New Brunswick, Canada

    The theory of transformative learning has been explored by different theorists and scholars. However, few scholars have made an attempt to make a comparison between transformative learning and... More

    pp. 58-66

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