is to advance the understanding, practice, and research within career and technical education (CTE), adult education, and technology. IJAVET delivers high quality academic articles that are engaging, thought provoking, participative, and reflective spanning a wide spectrum of related issues. Providing original and creative ideas based on results of research, this journal employs a variety of methods and approaches, including (but not limited to) quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Dr. Victor C. X. Wang is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University. Thus far, Dr. Wang has published more than 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed.
Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing the International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a Columbia University Professor, Dr. Lyle Yorks and a doctoral student of Malcolm Knowles, Dr. John A. Henschke. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’s teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China.
Personal Link: http://victorcxwangassociates.org/Lyle Yorks
is Associate Professor in the Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University where he teaches courses in adult learning, and research. He is also a lecturer in the Executive Master of Science Program in Technology Management at in the School of Continuing Education, Columbia University where he teaches a course in Strategic Advocacy. His research and scholarly interests include holistic learning, the role of the arts in facilitating transformative learning, collaborative/co-operative inquiry, strategic mindsets for learning through complexity and action research. Articles authored and co-authored by Lyle have appeared in the Adult Education Quarterly, Action Research, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Education and Learning, Human Resource Development Review, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Transformative Education, New Directions in Adult and Continuing Education, Teachers College Record
, and other scholarly and professional journals. Among his publications are chapters in Learning as Transformation
(2000), Explorations in Complexity Thinking
(2007) Transformative Learning in Practice
(2009) and Workplace Learning
(2010). His 2004 article “Toward a Political Economy Model for Comparative Analysis of the Role of Strategic Human Resource Development Leadership” and his 2012 article “The Role of Reflective Practices in Building Social Capital in Organizations”, (co-authored with Yoshie Nakamura), in the Human Resource Development Review
received the Outstanding Article award. His book Strategic IT
co-authored with Art Langer was published by Wiley in 2013. Lyle earned master degrees from Vanderbilt University and Columbia University and his doctorate from Columbia University.John A. Henschke
, Ed.D., is Professor and Chair of the Andragogy Doctoral Emphasis Specialty, Instructional Leadership Doctoral Program, Lindenwood University. He was on the faculty at the University of Missouri for 39 years until 2009; and, has now served on the faculty at Lindenwood University for seven  years, John served as 2014 and 2015 Board Chair of the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame (IACEHOF); is a Visiting Professor of the Beijing Radio and Television University, Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC); Past President of the Missouri, USA / Para, Brazil [MO/PA] Partners of the Americas, Inc.; Past President of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE), also Chairing the Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of AAACE. John has been researching and testing his adult learning (andragogical) ideas in the USA and 20 countries around the world since 1970 (e.g., Canada, Brazil, England, Hong Kong, Italy, Austria, Taiwan, Egypt, South Africa, Jordan, Cyprus, Slovenia, Germany, Thailand, China, Australia, Mali in Western Africa, etc.); and has worked with adult educators and human resource development professionals in academia and the corporate world from 97 countries.