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On-line versions of books authored, co-authored, or edited by Roger Hiemstra (please adhere to the copyright rules described in each resource).
Creating Environments for Effective Adult Learnhttp://www-distance.syr.edu/leindex.htmling
The Educative Community
Individualizing Instruction: Making Learning Personal, Empowering, and Successful
Lifelong Learning: An Exploration of Adult and Continuing Education Within a Setting of Lifelong Learning Needs,
Overcoming Resistance to Self-Direction in Adult Learning
Self-Direction in Adult Learning: Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice
Changing Approaches to Studying Adult Education
A newly developed supplement follows. It is designed to help the interested reader develop expertise in understanding adult and continuing education thorugh self-study efforts. It combines material developed by Roger Hiemstra with other relevant material.
The Lifelong Learning Reader
Background information on Roger Hiemstra, including genealogy information on the Hiemstra line, and a link to my wonderful 70th birthday surprise gift. Go here to read my blog. Here to examine information on ERIC documents authored by Roger Hiemstra.
General information related to the field of adult education or an introduction to adult education , including a reference piece related to developing a personal philosophy statement, Howard McClusky's "Theory of Margin", and material on andragogy and Malcolm Knowles.
General information related to contemporary issues in adult education .
General information related to distance education and computer-mediated distance education.
Instruction and learning-related materials.
Conference planning and management-related materials.
Research methods and materials, especially as they relate to the teaching or training of adults; here is some material related to a capstone or advanced understanding of adult education or training adults.
Material related to Ethics and the Adult and Continuing Educator.
Self-Directed Learning Information, a link to the self-directed learning home page. This also includes information on the annual International Self-Directed Learning Symposium, various available publications, and the on-line Journal, International Journal of Self-Directed Learning. Please join us for the 24th International Self-Directed Learning Symposium in Cocoa Beach, Florida, February, 2009. The site also contains information on the annual Malcolm Knowles Memorial Self-Directed Learning Award.
Here is information related to educational gerontology, gerontology, and working with older adults.
The Human Resource Development Enterprises (HRDE), under the leadership of Dr. Gary J. Confessore, has facilitated adult learning, continuing professional education, higher education, and workplace learning since 1989. They have consulting teams that specialize in the development of systems that encourage, support, and certify both formally and informally acquired learning.
Self-Directed Learning Tools, Techniques, and Resources.
Kellogg Project, Syracuse University, 1986-1993, Final Report , a Kellogg Project Photo Gallary, and Kellogg Project Publications (Breaking New Ground and English Language Adult Education Books)
Adult Education History Project, with links to corresponding Syracuse University archival material.
The Vincent Motto Sheet Music Collection is a remarkably diverse compilation of 35,000 sheets of popular American tunes from the last 150 years. It also includes 500 reference books and assorted materials in different formats. A remarkable resource for a researcher interested in music or for a musician looking for that hard to find musical piece.
Learn about Sam May, a well-known abolitionist, reformer, Unitarian minister, and supporter of education. Click on Samuel J. May at this site. Additionally, here is a description of various materials written about Rev. May and a brief tribute to Sam May.
Click here if you would like to learn more about Unitarian Universalists, a liberal religious faith. In addition, go to the May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society (MMUUS), Syracuse, New York, web page for an overview of the church's history. In addition, go here to learn more about the MMUUS history.The church is named after its second minister, Rev. Sam May, a national leader in abolition, women's rights, and education. There is much there for religious scholars and others interested in the development of a church over a nearly 170 year period. A history preservation workshop was held on October 27, 2007, in Syracuse. Click here for a resource packet that was utilized during the workshop, including three slide show presentations. There also is a description of the church materials stored at the Syracuse University Library's Arents Archives, the Syracuse University archival inventory, past archive activities, and current archive activites. There is an historical sketch of the May Memorial Church from 1838-1938, entitled A Backward Glance O'er Traveled Roads. There is a booklet on the dedication, October 20, 1885, of the May Memorial Church on James Street. Here is a brief tribute to the May Memorial church buildings. Here is the story of the stained glass windows in the James Street church. Finally, there is a history of the church from its inception through 1988 entitled May No One Be A Stranger.
International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame members can be viewed via the personal vita project below
Learning History by Studying Adult Education Leaders: I 'm working on a "personal vita" project, where the vitas of past and current adult education leaders are displayed in a common format. Your contributions are welcome. Following are those individuals already included:
|Ralph G. Brockett||Stephen Brookfield||Beverly Cassara||Phyllis Cunningham||Frederick Douglass||Paul L. Essert|
|Dorothy Canfield Fisher||Paulo Freire||Nancy F. Gadbow||Robert J. Havighurst||Andrew Hendrickson||Roger Hiemstra|
|Cyril Houle||Carol E. Kasworm||Malcolm Knowles||Eduard Lindeman||Jack London||A. A. "Sandy" Liveright|
|Alain Locke||Howard McClusky||Sharan B. Merriam||John Ohliger||Alice Elvira Freeman Palmer||John M. Peters|
|Margaret Sanger||Paul H. Sheats||Elizabeth Cady Stanton||Edward Thorndike||Mary Alice Wolf||Frances "Fanny" Wright|
In addition, here is an index to some Commission of Professors of Adult Education records in the archives at Syracuse University that have been scanned.
Syracuse University Hotels offers great rates on over 50 hotels near Syracuse University
Be sure to look at Dr. James Atherton's great site on learning and teaching in college, adult and professional education
Home of The Basic Cozy Grammar Course: A comprehensive, easy-to-follow curriculum in basic English grammar. Comes complete with two videos and a workbook/study guide. A fun and whimsical approach to learning grammar. Appropriate for ages 9 to adult.
APA Primer (4th edition) -- hints on how to write with this American Psychological Association-sanctioned stylistic guideline -- or the APA Primer (5th edition, their newest edition, shown in HTML format or in a PDF format for a truer picture of a manuscript to be submitted to a periodical. Here are some tips for success in writing journal articles. Various journal's stylistic guidelines.
Some helpful writing hints on gender-neutral writing and on shortening a manuscript.
Some ideas on writing an executive summary. Click here for more on writing objectives, criterion referenced testing, goals for a first team meeting, and stages of team growth.
This site improves your searching capabilities and efficiencies, suggestions for searching shortcuts, etc.
If you are interested in a group building technique, try the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon activity.
Click here for help in publishing your journal articles
Click here for information on an on-line dictionary developed by Dr. Bob Parks.
Click here for information from an on-line encyclopedia.
Click here for information on another neat encyclopedia, the 1Up Info encyclopedia. Browse articles within a variety of topical ares, such as history, literature, people, places, sports, everyday life, etc.
Encyclopedia Brittanica, the biggest encyclopedia of all.
Click here for an atlas or if you need directions to some location, or try the following
For a different atlas perspective.
Explore a worldwide directory of MBA programs and business schools that includes admission tips, scholarship links, and glossary of terms.
For you international travelers, here is the International English Language School in the heart of London. If you prefer reading about it in German, click here.
Learn Languages Overseas with ESL and Language Schools Worldwide. Language schools are provided in over 40 countries for junior and adult students, including such experiencs as language courses abroad, internships, paid jobs, and voluntary working experience. The following languages are included: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Greek.
Language Schools Worldwide with Boa Lingua, an independent language school provider that provides help in choosing among 130 language schools. They also organize the school connections, any needed accommodations, and travel arrangements.
Here is a worldwide business schools directory
Here are some interesting sites related to training.
Here is a quiz to test your knowledge about older adults and the aging process.
Here is a second quiz on your knowledge of older adults and the aging process.
Here is a quiz on basic trivia.
Here are some strategies for dealing with workplace transitions: An important role for continuing higher education.
Computerized distance education: A future for higher education.
Linking research to practice: Answering real questions from practitioners. A panel presentation at the 23rd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, August 2-4, 2006, Madison, WI. Moderator: Dr. Terry Gibson, Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Panelists: Roger Hiemstra, Senior Research Associate with the American Distance Education Consortium; Dr. Traci Sitzmann, Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Laboratory; Robert Threlkeld, Senior Research Associate at Monterey Institute for Technology and Education. Some related resources and ideas for the distance educator are available here.
Participating in the future: Shared leading, collaborative learning, creatively deciding. A presentation at the 23rd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, August 2-4, 2006, Madison, WI, by Roger Hiemstra, August 3. Janet Poley, President and CEO, American Distance Education Consortium provide writing assistance. Power Point slides related to this presentation also are available.
Advancing an inclusive future for distance learning. This was an alternative presentation for the 23rd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning. Although it was not chosen, the paper, written by Roger Hiemstra and Janet Poley, can be read at this link.
Rural learners: Internet uses through broadband connections. A presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, August 3-5, 2005, Madison, WI, by Roger Hiemstra. Power Point slides related to this presentation also are available.
Self-advocacy and self-directed learning.
European views of self-directed learning a review of this book edited by Gerald Straka.
Founding of the AEA of the USA--1949-1955: Crucial roles played by Howard McClusky, Malcolm Knowles, and Cyril Houle. A paper presented by Roger Hiemstra at the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame meeting, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
Recognition of Cyril Houle's and Thurman White's Work in Adult Education and the Armed Services. A paper presented by Clinton L. Anderson at the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame meeting, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
Howard Yale McClusky: Adult Education Pioneer. A paper presented by Roger Hiemstra at a CNY-CACE meeting, Syracuse, NY.
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