Victor C.X. Wang

Victor C.X. Wang

Victor C. X. Wang, Dissertation Chair at Grand Canyon University, USA, 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 and 2016 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Presidential 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/

Publications

Handbook of Research on Program Development and Assessment Methodologies in K-20 Education
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2018. 633 pages.
As the educational system continues to evolve, it is essential that educators of today devise innovative and strategic approaches to program development and...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Techniques, Trends, and Analysis for Optimized Research Methods
Victor C.X. Wang, Thomas G. Reio Jr.. © 2018. 445 pages.
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. This is due to higher education programs...
Handbook of Research on Positive Scholarship for Global K-20 Education
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2018. 388 pages.
In the twenty-first century, learning and the definition of education is changing. New digital, online, and social tools have the ability to transform the...
Critical Theory and Transformative Learning
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2018. 335 pages.
Engaging in genuine dialogue and authentic communication is essential for teachers to assist students’ successes and help them further their education through...
Addressing Survey Research
Ernest W. Brewer, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2018. 19 pages.
Survey research is a mainstay of social research. Both cost effective and time efficient, this method of research is commonly used for the purposes of gaining...
Adult Education With Technology for Transformative Learning
Victor C. X. Wang, Uta M. Stelson. © 2018. 17 pages.
Adult learners often fear that employment will be difficult if they lack technological skills. Newspapers, magazines, and advertisements for positions often...
Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2017. 295 pages.
In order to deliver optimum educational opportunities to learners, higher education institutions must utilize emerging innovations and resources. By doing so, they...
Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2017. 1793 pages.
Strategic leadership techniques are the cornerstone to positive growth and prosperity within businesses and organizations. Implementing new management strategies...
English Teaching and Andragogy in Transitioning Students from Secondary to Higher Education in China
Victor C.X. Wang, Theresa Neimann. © 2017. 20 pages.
This study investigated the potentiality for Western andragogy as a teaching method in China's high schools, particularly in teaching English as a foreign...
All Roads Lead to Curriculum Inclusive of Social Justice and Democracy
Victor C. X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo, Valerie C. Bryan. © 2017. 22 pages.
Developing curricula requires instructors to take into account several factors. These factors can be viewed as critical components of curriculum development for...
Transformative Learning and Empathy Politics: Adult Learning and the Mitigation of Conflict
Marianne Robin Russo, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2017. 20 pages.
Transformative learning theory can create an emancipatory effect for the learner. Therefore, this chapter focuses on how the public can transform their own...
Deep Learning and Online Education as an Informal Learning Process: Is There a Relationship between Deep Learning and Online Education as an Informal Learning Process?
Theresa Neimann, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2017. 21 pages.
Informal learning is a universal current phenomenon of learning via participation, experience, or learning via student-centered knowledge creation. It stands in...
Internet Technologies and Online Learning
Victor C. X. Wang, Theresa Neimann. © 2017. 20 pages.
This study analyzes whether or not active learning can be taught online. There are many definitions of learning, all reflecting the academic specialties from which...
Transformative Learning and Technology in Adult and Vocational Education
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2017. 15 pages.
Adult learners often fear that they will be unable to find work if they are lacking in technological skills. The media, including newspapers, magazines, and...
Digital Leadership in the New Century
Victor C. X. Wang, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele. © 2017. 17 pages.
The emergence of information and communication technologies have impacted greatly on organizations and subsequently their leaders. The virtual context in which...
A Critical Review of Learning Organizations in the 21st Century
Victor C. X. Wang, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele. © 2017. 15 pages.
With the forces of globalization, economic turbulence and persistent change bearing down on organizations, it is imperative to an organization's survival that...
Is Active Learning via Internet Technologies Possible?
Victor C. X. Wang, Leslie Hitch. © 2017. 12 pages.
This study addresses the question of whether or not active learning can be taught online. There are many definitions of learning: It is the process and the sum...
Handbook of Research on Advancing Health Education through Technology
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2016. 588 pages.
The Internet serves as an essential tool in promoting health awareness through the circulation of important research among the medical professional community....
Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2016. 851 pages.
Education and learning opportunities bring about the potential for individual and national advancement. As learners move away from traditional scholarly media and...
Workplace Learning: A Paradigm Shift to Improve the 21st Century Workforce
Victor C. X. Wang, Jeff Allen. © 2016. 15 pages.
This chapter attempts to address a paradigm shift from training to workplace learning in the 21st century as a means of improving the workforce. For any country or...
Pedagogical Teaching or Andragogical Teaching via MOOCs?
Victor C. X. Wang, Linda Ellington. © 2016. 24 pages.
MOOCs are a relatively recent phenomenon in the field of teaching and learning. Although MOOCS are essentially online learning and web based course materials...
Reflective Learning in the Digital Age: Insights from Confucius and Mezirow
Victor C. X. Wang, Rosaria Torrisi-Steele. © 2016. 20 pages.
Despite being separated by time span, Confucian learning and Meizirow's ideas are not so divergent as one may initially think. In this paper it is argued that...
Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2015. 582 pages.
For faculty to advance their careers in higher education, publishing is essential. A competitive marketplace, strict research standards, and scrupulous tenure...
Addressing Work Ethic in the New Century
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett. © 2015. 11 pages.
This chapter takes the reader through a historical review of work ethic and the ways in which organizations can motivate their employees to adopt a healthy rather...
Survey Research: Methods, Issues, and the Future
Ernest W. Brewer, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2015. 19 pages.
Survey research is prevalent among many professional fields. Both cost-effective and time-efficient, this method of research is commonly used for the purposes of...
Confucian and Western Teaching and Learning
Victor C. X. Wang, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele. © 2015. 13 pages.
The authors of this article consider Western teaching and learning alongside Confucian teaching and learning through reviewing the literature. The paper emphasizes...
Graduate Level Research Methods and Statistics Courses: The Perspective of an Instructor
Sean W. Mulvenon, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2015. 11 pages.
The goal of an educational system or degree program is to “educate” students. This immediately raises the question of what does it mean to “educate” students. All...
Survey Research: Methods, Issues and the Future
Ernest W. Brewer, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2015. 19 pages.
Survey research is prevalent among many professional fields. Both cost effective and time efficient, this method of research is commonly used for the purposes of...
International Education and the Next-Generation Workforce: Competition in the Global Economy
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2014. 304 pages.
Education is the first stage in developing a viable, dynamic, and long-lived global economy. Unfortunately, in times of economic hardship, educational programs...
Advanced Research in Adult Learning and Professional Development: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2014. 342 pages.
Continuous advances in technologies, individuals, and the workplace have increased the importance of adult learning and professional development for keeping up...
Higher Education Leadership: Issues Concerning Theory and Practices
Victor C.X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo. © 2014. 17 pages.
This chapter illustrates gaps that exist between leadership theories and practice. Well-reasoned theories are described in many academic books, yet they may not...
Chinese Pedagogy or Western Andragogy?
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett, Valerie C. Bryan. © 2014. 25 pages.
This chapter reports the results of a study designed to compare Chinese adult education methods with Western (i.e., United States) educational methods using the...
Andragogical and Pedagogical Methods for Curriculum and Program Development
Victor C. X. Wang, Valerie C. Bryan. © 2014. 501 pages.
Today’s ever-changing learning environment is characterized by the fast pace of technology that drives our society to move forward, and causes our knowledge to...
Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2014. 1217 pages.
Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. This trend in ubiquitous technology has also found its way into the learning process at every level...
The Single Most Popular Theory: Self-Directed Learning as an Effective Adult Learning Model
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2014. 15 pages.
Although Westerners have used over 200 terms to describe Self-Directed Learning (SDL), few Western scholars realize that educators in Confucius Heritage Cultures...
Handbook of Research on Adult and Community Health Education: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2014. 485 pages.
Medical breakthroughs and adult literacy have made it easier than ever before to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead a productive and...
Electronic Education and Lifelong Learning
Victor C. X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo, Susan K. Dennett. © 2014. 16 pages.
Due to de-institutionalization and open system, it is inappropriate to equate education with youth education. In the new century, education has been delivered...
The Single Most Popular Theory: Self-Directed Learning as an Effective Adult Learning Model
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2014. 12 pages.
Although Westerners have used over 200 terms to describe Self-Directed Learning (SDL), few Western scholars realize that educators in Confucius Heritage Cultures...
Transformative Learning and Technology in Adult and Vocational Education
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2014. 12 pages.
Adult learners often fear that they will be unable to find work if they are lacking in technological skills. The media, including newspapers, magazines, and...
Adapting Adult Educators' Teaching Philosophies to Foster Adult Learners' Transformation and Emancipation
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2014. 14 pages.
This chapter argues that adult educators need to adapt their philosophy and their teaching roles to foster adult learners' transformative learning, and it...
Chinese Pedagogy or Western Andragogy?
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett, Valerie C. Bryan. © 2014. 25 pages.
This chapter reports the results of a study designed to compare Chinese adult education methods with Western (i.e., United States) educational methods using the...
From Politicized Adult Education to Market Oriented Adult Higher Education: How Adult Education Practice in One Region is Different from Another
Victor C. X. Wang, Vivian W. Mott. © 2014. 15 pages.
This study investigated the general instructional modes of adult educators in Southeast China and Northeast China. The study utilized Conti's (1983, 2004)...
Collective Transformation of Three Generations of Chinese Adult Learners in K-20 Education
Victor C. X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo, Karen M. Fay. © 2014. 16 pages.
Drawing on the theory of transformational learning, its critique by other scholars, and the transformational experiences of three generations of Chinese adult...
Improving Workforce Education and Adult Learning: New Concepts
Victor C. X. Wang, Jeff Allen. © 2014. 12 pages.
Workforce education and adult learning cannot and should not be separate. These two closely interrelated fields continue to produce a sustainable competitive...
All Roads Lead to Curriculum Inclusive of Social Justice and Democracy
Victor C. X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo, Valerie C. Bryan. © 2014. 20 pages.
Developing curricula requires instructors to take into account several factors. These factors can be viewed as critical components of curriculum development for...
Online Education Programs for Adult Learners in Higher Education
Victor C. X. Wang, Valerie A. Storey. © 2014. 25 pages.
To serve a significant portion of the student population, adult learners, in the academy in the 21st century, this chapter argues that online education...
Comparing Learning Organizations with Static Organizations
Victor C. X. Wang, Bernice Bain. © 2014. 13 pages.
A major challenge for organizations is remaining competitive in today's global society where sustainability is the most pressing problem (Ramirez, 2012). This...
Pedagogy vs Andragogy Organizations
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett. © 2014. 13 pages.
Human Resource practitioners have a responsibility to ensure quality learning occurs in their organizations. Therefore, it is important when organizations consider...
Leadership in the Third Wave
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett. © 2014. 14 pages.
This chapter reviews a variety of studies that explore leadership styles and how these styles may apply to different and new types of situations in a constantly...
Addressing Work Ethic in the New Century
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett. © 2014. 11 pages.
This chapter takes the reader through a historical review of work ethic and the ways in which organizations can motivate their employees to adopt a healthy rather...
What is Your Teaching Style?
Victor C. X. Wang, Susan K. Dennett. © 2014. 12 pages.
The authors compare the knowledge facilitator and the knowledge dictator in today's organizations. Research around cultures in the Confucius-influenced Eastern...
Cultures and Self-Directed Learning
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2014. 10 pages.
Although self-directed learning as a theory has been popularized in Western cultures, especially North America, it is in Confucius-Heritage Societies (CHS) that it...
Transformative Learning and Empathy Politics: Adult Learning and the Mitigation of Conflict
Marianne Robin Russo, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2014. 18 pages.
Transformative learning theory can create an emancipatory effect for the learner. Therefore, this chapter focuses on how the public can transform their own...
Technological Applications in Adult and Vocational Education Advancement
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2013. 487 pages.
While adult and vocational education may be viewed as separate, the training and development in education and the workplace is essential to keeping up with the...
Handbook of Research on Technologies for Improving the 21st Century Workforce: Tools for Lifelong Learning
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2013. 551 pages.
As the 21st century has seen, lifelong learning has become more important as many countries have emerged into “learning societies”. With these learning societies...
Online Instructors: Andragogical or Pedagogical Teaching?
Victor C. X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2013. 17 pages.
This study investigates the andragogical and pedagogical teaching philosophies of online instructors at the California State University, Long Beach in the Spring...
Educational Leadership and Ralph Tyler
Victor C. X. Wang, Judith Parker. © 2013. 12 pages.
This article addresses the traditional instructional leadership (characterized with Tyler’s four questions; teachers prescribe a curriculum; learners assume a...
E-Leadership in the New Century
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2013. 10 pages.
This article argues that E-leadership emerged out of technological development among all other major developments in our society. In the virtual environment...
Transformative Learning
Victor C.X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2013. 9 pages.
The theory of transformative learning has been explored by different theorists and scholars. However, few scholars have made an attempt to make a comparison...
Improving Workforce Education and Adult Learning: New Concepts
Victor C.X. Wang, Jeff Allen. © 2013. 12 pages.
Workforce education and adult learning cannot and should not be separate. These two closely interrelated fields continue to produce a sustainable competitive...
Andragogy or Pedagogy as a Means to Improve the Workforce?
Victor C.X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2013. 12 pages.
Workforce education is driven by learning theories. For centuries, andragogy and pedagogy have been treated as learning theories to guide workforce education. In...
Workplace Learning: A Paradigm Shift to Improve the 21st Century Workforce
Victor C.X. Wang, Jeff Allen. © 2013. 15 pages.
This chapter attempts to address a paradigm shift from training to workplace learning in the 21st century as a means of improving the workforce. For any country or...
Technology Use and Research Approaches for Community Education and Professional Development
Valerie C. Bryan, Victor C. X. Wang. © 2013. 362 pages.
As the areas of community education and professional development continue to expand, the technologies that are utilized in these programs are also progressively...
Handbook of Research on Teaching and Learning in K-20 Education
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2013. 1180 pages.
While the general agreement in education remains that the more senses involved in learning, the better we learn; the question still remains as to the distinction...
Marketing Educational Programs through Technology and the Right Philosophies
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2013. 10 pages.
This article uses a real case to illustrate that marketing educational programs through technology is affected by one’s philosophies positively or negatively...
Assessing Learning via Web 2.0 Technologies: A Dichotomy
Victor C. X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2013. 20 pages.
Online learning takes place among learners of all ages in both formal and informal contexts. Due to the fact that traditional age students learn differently from...
Transformative Learning and Technology in Adult and Vocational Education
Victor C.X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2013. 12 pages.
Adult learners often fear that they will be unable to find work if they are lacking in technological skills. The media, including newspapers, magazines, and...
Electronic Education and Lifelong Learning
Victor C.X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo, Susan Dennett. © 2013. 15 pages.
Due to de-institutionalization and open system, it is inappropriate to equate education with youth education. In the new century, education has been delivered...
Web 2.0 Technologies and the Spirit of Online Learning
Victor C.X. Wang, Valerie Bryan, Krista Steinke. © 2013. 10 pages.
There are many definitions of learning, all reflecting the academic specialties from which the study is conducted: 1. the process of acquiring knowledge, skills...
Adapting Adult Educators’ Teaching Philosophies to Foster Adult Learners’ Transformation and Emancipation
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2013. 14 pages.
This chapter argues that adult educators need to adapt their philosophy and their teaching roles to foster adult learners’ transformative learning, and it proposes...
A Critical Review of Reflectivity, Andragogy, and Confucianism
Victor C. X. Wang, John A. Henschke, Karen M. Fay. © 2013. 21 pages.
The link between Confucian humanism, Mezirow’s theory of reflectivity, and the convergence of a worldwide concept of andragogy (the art and science of helping...
Collective Transformation of Three Generations of Chinese Adult Learners in K-20 Education
Victor C. X. Wang, Marianne Robin Russo, Karen M. Fay. © 2013. 15 pages.
Drawing on the theory of transformational learning, its critique by other scholars, and the transformational experiences of three generations of Chinese adult...
Pedagogical and Andragogical Teaching and Learning with Information Communication Technologies
Victor C. X. Wang, Lesley Farmer, Judith Parker, Pamela M. Golubski. © 2012. 242 pages.
Pedagogy and andragogy are often treated as separate fields, despite their similarities and shared goal of stimulating learning in individuals to the fullest...
Encyclopedia of E-Leadership, Counseling and Training
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 984 pages.
As a significant number of leaders in the public and private sector near retirement age, there is a core body of knowledge that new school, industry, and business...
Pedagogical Teaching and Learning
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 12 pages.
From infancy to adolescence, the degree of dependency on the part of learners requires pedagogical teaching and learning. To teach pedagogically, teachers are...
Assessing Online Learning Pedagogically and Andragogically
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 13 pages.
Online learning occurs among traditional age students as well as among non-traditional age students. Because traditional age students learn differently from...
Online Knowledge Dictator or Learning Facilitator
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 10 pages.
While online knowledge dictators are determined by certain teaching/learning situations, Rogers’ (1969) five well-accepted hypotheses suggest that teachers be...
Summarizing Teaching Approaches in the Traditional Classroom and in the Virtual Environment
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 17 pages.
Teachers in today’s information society are required to rethink their teaching approaches to accommodate the learning needs of children and adults, either in the...
Technology and Its Impact on Educational Leadership: Innovation and Change
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 426 pages.
Educational leadership draws upon interdisciplinary literature, but distinguishes itself through its focus on pedagogy, epistemology, and human development. As a...
E-Leadership in the New Century
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2012. 11 pages.
This article argues that e-leadership emerged out of technological development among all other major developments in our society. In the virtual environment...
A Critical Review of Learning Organizations in the 21st Century
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2012. 11 pages.
This article critically reviews what constitutes a learning organization. The author argues that a learning organization is born out of a static organization. In...
Closing the Leadership Gaps Between Theory and Practice: A Glimpse of the Major Leadership Issues in Higher Education
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2012. 11 pages.
This article intends to illustrate that there exist gaps between leadership theory and practice. Well-reasoned theories run through the pages of books; they are...
Traditional Educational Leadership: Instructional Leadership Revolving Around Ralph Tyler’s Four Fundamental Questions
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2012. 12 pages.
This article addresses the traditional instructional leadership (characterized with Tyler’s four questions; teachers prescribe a curriculum; learners assume a...
Vocational Education Technologies and Advances in Adult Learning: New Concepts
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 279 pages.
In the current economic climate and global workplace, adult learning routinely comes to the forefront as individuals, companies, and industries strive to adapt at...
E-Leadership in the Digital Age
Victor C.X. Wang, Jim Berger. © 2012. 10 pages.
This chapter argues that E-leadership emerged out of technological development among all other major developments in society. In the virtual environment, leaders...
A Discussion of Critical Leadership Issues in Higher Education
Victor C.X. Wang, Jim Berger. © 2012. 9 pages.
The authors seek to illustrate that gaps exist between leadership theory and practice. Well-reasoned theories are disseminated in various academic venues; however...
From Politicized Adult Education to Market Oriented Adult Higher Education: How Adult Education Practice in One Region is Different from Another
Victor C.X. Wang, Vivian W. Mott. © 2012. 17 pages.
This study investigated the general instructional modes of adult educators in Southeast China and Northeast China. The study utilized Conti’s (1983, 2004)...
Critical Components of Curriculum Development for Career and Technical Education Instructors in the United States
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2012. 13 pages.
Developing curriculum(s) requires instructors to take into several factors. These factors can be viewed as critical components of curriculum development for career...
Rethinking the Right Teaching Methods that Work for Online Learners
Victor C.X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2012. 16 pages.
This article addresses the phenomenon of why andragogical instructional approaches should work for online learners in the 21st century. As some senior faculty...
From the Teachings of Confucius to Western Influences: How Adult Education is Shaped in Taiwan
Victor C. X. Wang, Lesley Farmer. © 2012. 16 pages.
This article reports the results of a study designed to determine whether the teachings of Confucius (liberal and behavioral teaching approaches) or Western...
Promoting and Implementing Self-Directed Learning (SDL): An Effective Adult Education Model
Victor C.X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2012. 10 pages.
Although Westerners have used over 200 terms to describe self-directed learning (SDL), it is educators in Confucius heritage cultures (CHC) that have successfully...
Assessing and Evaluating Adult Learning in Career and Technical Education
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 252 pages.
Increased interest in and use of theoretical and empirical assessment and evaluation methods have created a need for unique contributions to exisiting literature...
Definitive Readings in the History, Philosophy, Theories and Practice of Career and Technical Education
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 272 pages.
In this information age, career and technical education (CTE) has become a multibillion dollar training enterprise. To make our students more competitive in the...
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM)
Purnendu Tripathi, Siran Mukerji. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM) presents, analyzes, shares, and collaborates ideas, experiences, research studies, and...
Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 1236 pages.
E-learning has become a major force in adult education on any campus in any country. Since working adults cannot come to campuses for face-to-face meetings...
Conventional Online Teaching vs. Andragogical Online Teaching
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2011. 15 pages.
In an effort to promote the andragogical teaching model in helping adult learners learn online, the author of this chapter has sought to compare and contrast this...
Transformative Learning and Ancient Asian Educational Perspectives
Victor C. X. Wang, Kathleen P. King. © 2011. 12 pages.
Scholars and practitioners all seem to agree that andragogy is not the only perspective and model in the field of adult learning. We no longer think of learning as...
Online Adult Education: Policy, Access, Completion and Equity
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2011. 15 pages.
To serve a significant portion of the student population, adult learners, in the academy in the 21st century, this chapter argues that online education (e.g....
Integrating Technology for Effective Adult Education
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2011. 13 pages.
Teaching and learning anytime anyplace involves integrating technology into teaching and learning. Effective adult education would not occur without integrating...
Program Development in Adult Education: An Example
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2011. 17 pages.
Education and training programs for adults come in all shapes, sizes, and formats (Caffarella, 2002, p. 2). It is the responsibility of adult learning professions...
Principles of Scientific Management and Occupational Analysis
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 12 pages.
As work has become more technical and analytical due to the increased availability of digital information technology, more team-based due to organizational...
Teaching with Technology: Crucial Factors not to be Neglected
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 16 pages.
Successful teaching with technology in adult education stems from many factors. Technology is only used to enhance learning. Not only are teachers of adult...
E-Leadership in the New Century
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 10 pages.
This article argues that E-leadership emerged out of technological development among all other major developments in our society. In the virtual environment...
Marketing Educational Programs through Technology and the Right Philosophies
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 10 pages.
This article uses a real case to illustrate that marketing educational programs through technology is affected by one’s philosophies positively or negatively...
Marketing and Promoting Online Adult Education
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2011. 15 pages.
To serve a significant portion of the student population, adult learners, in the academy in the 21st century, this chapter argues that online education (e.g....
Online Instructors: Andragogical or Pedagogical Teaching?
Victor C. X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2011. 18 pages.
This study investigates the andragogical and pedagogical teaching philosophies of online instructors at the California State University, Long Beach in the Spring...
Educational Leadership and Ralph Tyler
Victor C. X. Wang, Judith Parker. © 2011. 12 pages.
This article addresses the traditional instructional leadership (characterized with Tyler’s four questions; teachers prescribe a curriculum; learners assume a...
Assessing Learning via Web 2.0 Technologies: A Dichotomy
Victor C. X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2011. 20 pages.
Online learning takes place among learners of all ages in both formal and informal contexts. Due to the fact that traditional age students learn differently from...
Transformative Learning
Victor C. X. Wang, Patricia Cranton. © 2011. 9 pages.
The theory of transformative learning has been explored by different theorists and scholars. However, few scholars have made an attempt to make a comparison...
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology (IJAVET)
Victor C. X. Wang, Lyle Yorks, John A. Henschke. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology (IJAVET) provides a global look at educational technologies for adult learners with content...
Integrating Adult Learning and Technologies for Effective Education: Strategic Approaches
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2010. 334 pages.
As adult learners and educators pioneer the use of technology in the new century, attention has been focused on developing strategic approaches to effectively...
From Politicized Adult Education to Market Oriented Adult Higher Education: How Adult Education Practice in One Region is Different from Another
Victor C.X. Wang, Vivian W. Mott. © 2010. 23 pages.
This study investigated the general instructional modes of adult educators in Southeast China and Northeast China. The study utilized Conti’s (1983, 2004)...
Critical Components of Curriculum Development for Career and Technical Education Instructors in the United States
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2010. 18 pages.
Developing curriculum(s) requires instructors to take into several factors. These factors can be viewed as critical components of curriculum development for career...
Effective Teaching with Technology in Adult Education
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2010. 15 pages.
Effective teaching with technology in adult education stems from many factors. Technology is only used to enhance learning. Not only are teachers of adult learners...
Technology Enhanced Learning in China
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2010. 15 pages.
This case shall reveal technology enhanced learning in China in light of technology enhanced learning in the United States of America. As China has depended on...
From the Teachings of Confucius to Western Influences: How Adult Education is Shaped in Taiwan
Victor C. X. Wang, Lesley S. J. Farmer. © 2010. 17 pages.
This article reports the results of a study designed to determine whether the teachings of Confucius (liberal and behavioral teaching approaches) or Western...
Rethinking the Right Teaching Methods that Work for Online Learners
Victor C. X. Wang, Beth Kania-Gosche. © 2010. 13 pages.
This article addresses the phenomenon of why andragogical instructional approaches should work for online learners in the 21st century. As some senior faculty...
Handbook of Research on E-Learning Applications for Career and Technical Education: Technologies for Vocational Training
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2009. 1028 pages.
As career and technical education continues to evolve, technology applications are rapidly becoming vital instruments for instructional training and valuable...
Andragogy and Pedagogy in Learning Theories
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 6 pages.
A good question human resources development (HRD) and human resources management (HRM) practitioners ask is “why do we explore learning theories?” The simple...
Knowledge Facilitator vs. Knowledge Dictator in Today's Organizations
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 6 pages.
With the wide use of computer technology nowadays, organizational management in recent times appears to be more complex than it ever was. Electronic human...
Learning Organizations vs. Static Organizations in the Context of E-HRM
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 6 pages.
Electronic human resource management (e-HRM) may mean that human resource management must now embrace electronic provisions. The environments that today’s managers...
The Right Work Ethic for Human Resource Managers
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 6 pages.
To determine whether a country is well developed or not, one can look at how much intelligent work people in that country engage in. It is safe to claim a healthy...
Traditional Leadership in Light of E-HRMS
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 6 pages.
As organizational management in recent times has become more complex, adding the electronic effect to ameliorate human resource management is welcomed. The...
Accreditation Experience of the Designated Subject Credential (DSC) Program at California State University, Long Beach
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 13 pages.
To receive accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) is...
Curriculum Development for Adult Learners in Career and Technical Education
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 11 pages.
This chapter addresses pertinent issues concerning the development of meaningful curricula for adult learners in career and technical education. Although...
The Theory and Practice of Teaching in Today's Colleges and Universities
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 15 pages.
Teaching is changing and it is being forced to change by many forces of social change. Today’s theory and practice of teaching in adult and higher education are...
Effective Teaching with Technology in Adult Education
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2009. 15 pages.
Effective teaching with technology in adult education stems from many factors. Technology is only used to enhance learning. Not only are teachers of adult learners...
Active Learning Online
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 5 pages.
Learning does not take place in a vacuum. Learning takes place in any type of environment, including online. The purpose of this article is neither to solely study...
Classroom Without Borders
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 5 pages.
Today the global education community has become the buzz term in the realm of education and training. Learners in every location around the globe must acquire new...
Discussion Groups
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 5 pages.
Quality in distance education has been researchers’and critics’ major concern. The increase in access to digital and online technologies represents not only...
Distance Education And Learning Style
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 5 pages.
The father of adult education, Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997), predicted in the 1970s that teaching, especiallythe teaching of adults in the 21st century, would be...
Distance Learning Essentials
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 6 pages.
Time and space no longer separate learners from their instructors. The emergence of distance-learning technologies, especially the Internet and networking...
Distance Learning Specialists
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 5 pages.
As Rhoda (2005) notes, “advances in technology have transformed the way in which the academy offers its curricula” (p. 149). Further, the proliferation of advanced...
Fundamentals of Learning Theories
Victor C. X. Wang. © 2008. 6 pages.
Humans have different interpretations of learning theories and different beliefs about how people learn. All these beliefs may come from personal experience...
Transformative Learning
Victor C.X. Wang. © 2008. 5 pages.
Mention of transformative learning immediately reminds scholars and learners of its chief proponent, Jack Mezirow, who is Emeritus Professor of Adult and...