Advanced Research in Adult Learning and Professional Development: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies
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Advanced Research in Adult Learning and Professional Development: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies

Viktor Wang (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
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Release Date: October, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 342
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4615-5
ISBN13: 9781466646155|ISBN10: 1466646152|EISBN13: 9781466646162
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Continuous advances in technologies, individuals, and the workplace have increased the importance of adult learning and professional development for keeping up with the current pace of technologies and information.

Advanced Research in Adult Learning and Professional Development: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies explores the understanding, practice, and research within technical education and professional development. By providing a comprehensive view on educational technologies for adult learning, this book is essential for lecturers, practitioners, as well as academics interested in a variety of research in continuing education.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Learning
  • Distance Education
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Future Trends
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Organizational Learning
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This compilation reviews recent research in the field of professional education. The 13 chapters address such topics as: evaluation of e-portfolio systems within e-learning, web-based interactive training for healthcare organization education, faculty perceptions of system-wide assessments in the Higher Colleges of Technology of the United Arab Emirates, integration of technology in teacher education programs, lessons from India and China for self-directed learning, the influence of gender and racial diversity on group process and problem solving in academia, and mobile devices as language training tools.

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Professor Viktor Wang has brought leadership to the study of education. He has solidified scholars’ understanding of how to conduct research into the complexities of the learning process. Alongside the production of 240+ refereed publications, Dr. Wang has provided many opportunities for his peers and students to develop their scholarly capabilities and stimulated the research agendas of numerous colleagues. His reputation as an empirical and interpretive researcher has resulted in his receiving the 2016 Presidential Award for Exceptional and Innovative Leadership in addition to multiple institutional awards both at home and abroad.

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