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Mid-Career Faculty: Refocusing the Perspective
Abstract: "This critical review of the literature on mid-career faculty attempts to better understand the forces, both positive and negative, that influence mid-life faculty careers, and explore the implications of this research for institutional responses to these faculty. "
Development and learning: themes and conclusions
Abstract: "This chapter draws on information from previous chapters to assess where are with our thinking about adult development and to suggest linkages between this theory and learning in adulthood."
Theorizing adult development
Abstract: "This chapter outlines a typology of developmental theories that consists of biological, psychological, sociocultural, and integrative models."
Professional development for faculty: a conceptual framework of barriers and supports
Abstract: "The writers provide a comprehensive definition of continuing professional development and offer a conceptual framework for thinking about the factors that support or hinder professional development."
What women have taught us about teaching adults
Abstract: "Ways that staff developers can change the teaching style of adult educators based on the voices of women are discussed. A critical review of 25 years of literature on adult development of women reveals three themes that are important for women."
Planning programs for adults: an interactive process
Abstract: "The origins and components of an interactive model of program planning for adults are described. Each of the model's 12 components has a number of tasks associated with it."
Managing Conflict: An Analytical Tool
Abstract: "Focuses on the effective management of conflict in an organization. Analysis of conflict using a seven-component model; Common reasons for conflict; Strategies and tactics for managing conflict situations."
Self-directedness and learning contracts in adult education
Abstract: "The purpose of this study was to investigate whether using learning contracts in higher education enhances adults' readiness and competencies for self-directed learning. "