Assessing and Evaluating Adult Learning in Career and Technical Education
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Assessing and Evaluating Adult Learning in Career and Technical Education

Viktor Wang (California State University at Long Beach, USA)
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Release Date: July, 2010|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 252
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-745-9
ISBN13: 9781615207459|ISBN10: 1615207457|EISBN13: 9781615207466
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Increased interest in and use of theoretical and empirical assessment and evaluation methods have created a need for unique contributions to exisiting literature in the field of adult education and career and technical education.

Assessing and Evaluating Adult Learning in Career and Technical Education advances a framework, a process and meaningful approaches for assessing and evaluating adult learning in career and technical education (CTE). This book addresses the key elements of the process of assessment and evaluation: self-evaluation, transformative learning, history of andragogy, teaching philosophies, and much more. At each step in this process, the reader is taken through multiple and meaningful approaches of assessing and evaluating adult learning in the field of career and technical education.

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

  • Adult learning in online courses
  • Assessing adult learning and learning styles
  • Effectiveness of instruction
  • Evaluation models for evaluating educational programs
  • Formative and summative evaluation
  • Instructional design and evaluation
  • New perspectives of andragogy
  • Self-evaluation
  • Transformative Learning
  • Using assessment to promote critical thinking
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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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