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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

October 2013 Volume 4, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Influences of Gender and Computer Gaming Experience in Occupational Desktop Virtual Environments: A Cross-Case Analysis Study

    Lynna Ausburn & Floyd Ausburn, College of Education, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States; Paul Kroutter, Criminal Justice Studies, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, AR, United States

    This study used a cross-case analysis methodology to compare four line-of-inquiry studies of desktop virtual environments (DVEs) to examine the relationships of gender and computer gaming... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Workplace Incivility and Conflict Management Styles: Predicting Job Performance, Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intent

    Thomas Reio, College of Education, Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States; Jeannie Trudel, School of Business, Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relations among conflict management styles and target and instigator incivility and job performance, organizational commitment, and turnover intent.... More

    pp. 15-37

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  3. Opening Doors for Career Advancement: Masters’ Students Insight on Program Participation

    Edward Fletcher, Johanna Lasonen & Victor Hernandez-Gantes, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States

    The purpose of the study was to: 1. uncover the decision making factors which potential adult learners consider in their determination to enroll in a graduate program; 2. explore their unique... More

    pp. 38-54

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  4. In One Voice: Aspiring and Practicing School Leaders Embrace the Need for a More Integrated Approach to Leadership Preparation and Development

    Eleanor Drago-Severson, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States; Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States; Alexander Hoffman, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States

    This article examines the views of graduate students who are aspiring or practicing school leaders and faculty from two university degree granting leadership preparation programs. Drawn from a... More

    pp. 55-73

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  5. Teachers’ Improvisation of Instructional Materials for Nigerian Home Economics Curriculum Delivery: Challenges and Strategies

    Eyiuche Olibie, Department of Educational Foundations, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria; Chinyere Nwabunwanne, Department of Home Economics, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, Nigeria; Dorothy Ezenwanne, Department of Home Economics, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria

    This study was designed to ascertain the challenges of improvising instructional materials by Home Economics teachers at the Upper Basic education level in Nigeria, and as a result identify... More

    pp. 74-83

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