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Long Term Impact Evaluation Of Continuing Education Programs, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1988

Long Term Impact Evaluation Of Continuing Education Programs, John A. Henschke Edd

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The information explosion in our technologically oriented society has brought with it a shortened time span of cultural and factual knowledge change in each succeeding decade. Thus, professionals constantly need continuing education programs which provide up-dated information and skill development in their respective fields to keep from becoming obsolete. However, a question remains for those who seek to serve those needs: How will the long term impact of these continuing education programs be measured, determined and evaluated? One continuing education program has sought to answer that major question. In 1975 some rural health care professionals originated a request to an ...


A Comparison Of Three Transfer Of Training Strategies In Inservice Adult Teacher Training, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1988

A Comparison Of Three Transfer Of Training Strategies In Inservice Adult Teacher Training, John A. Henschke Edd

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The need for effective inservice education for teachers in great. Often, inservice programs teach new knowledge and skills, but there is little carry over into teaching practice. The purpose of this study was to develop an effective inservice program in methods of teaching specific subject matter and to compare the effectiveness of four difference follow-up strategies: consultant coaching, team coaching, group meeting, and no follow-up. The major hypotheses tested were: teachers receiving training will demonstrate a significant increase in mean scores on a knowledge test and on a skill performance instrument when compared with a group of teachers not receiving ...


An Application Of Adult Learning And Program Design, John A. Henschke Edd Oct 1987

An Application Of Adult Learning And Program Design, John A. Henschke Edd

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Current Concepts And Information On The Differences Between Adults And Other Learners, John A. Henschke Edd Mar 1987

Current Concepts And Information On The Differences Between Adults And Other Learners, John A. Henschke Edd

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Preparing Non-Experienced Teachers Of Adults, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1987

Preparing Non-Experienced Teachers Of Adults, John A. Henschke Edd

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The expensive growth of adult and continuing education has brought with it many teachers who have subject matter expertise, but have no background, training or experience in teaching adults. While there are many of these people who are naturally successful in teaching adults, others may need assistance in becoming equipped for effective teaching in an adult learning setting. Attention is given to some adult education literature which implies, without directly stating, that research on the value of the training needs to emerge out of the model of practice. This research issue paper sets forth a new five-step theoretical model of ...


New Directions In Facilitating The Teaching Roles Of Parent In The Sex Education Of Their Children, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1985

New Directions In Facilitating The Teaching Roles Of Parent In The Sex Education Of Their Children, John A. Henschke Edd

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A family-oriented sex education course was developed for parents to take together with their children. The program, which is designed for young people between the ages of 9 and 17, is offered in separate sections for the following groups: mothers and their 9- to 12 year-old daughter, mothers and their 13 to 17-year-old daughters, fathers and their 9 to 12-year-old sons, and fathers and their 13- to 17-year-old sons. Five 2 hour sessions were provided for the younger group and six 2- hour sessions were provided for the older group. Through mini lectures, films, discussion, activities, and games, the following ...


Long Term Impact Evaluation Of Nursing And Other Health Care Professionals' Continuing Education Program, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1982

Long Term Impact Evaluation Of Nursing And Other Health Care Professionals' Continuing Education Program, John A. Henschke Edd

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From October, 1977, through December, 1979, 13 of Missouri Extension for nurses and other health-care professionals. A total of 520 different health care professionals attended the sessions, with multiple registrations bringing the total enrollment in the program to 925. Programs were designed to help the participants acquire updated information on various aspects of nursing and other professional health care, new and improved methods and techniques in the delivery of health care, and enhancement of their competencies. To provide long-term evaluation of the effects of the workshops, a one-page Impact Survey Report Form was adapted from one used with the University ...


Contemporary Historical Research Conference, John A. Henschke Edd Apr 1974

Contemporary Historical Research Conference, John A. Henschke Edd

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The problems and rewards of conducting contemporary historical research are related in the light of the author's experiences in preparing an Ed.D. dissertation analyzing Malcolm, S. Knowles' contributions to and influence on the field of adult study accurate but inconclusive. The major portion of the dissertation was based on data available in documents by or about Knowles, but an "opinionnaire" schedule (an adaptation of the Applied Behavioral Science Interview schedule), loosely constructed and open-ended, was sent to 150 former colleagues and students of Knowles. The problems raised by this form of research are discussed by the author. Three ...


Malcolm S. Knowles: His Contributions To The Theory And Practice Of Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1973

Malcolm S. Knowles: His Contributions To The Theory And Practice Of Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd

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The central question of this study was: What are the contributions in theory and practice Malcolm S. Knowles has made to the emerging field of adult education? The nature of the study as contemporary history of a living person's educational work, required the findings to be preliminary. The source of information used to answer the central question were: interviews with and questionnaire responses of contemporaries of Knowles and Malcolm S. Knowles who served as "prime information resource;" writing so Knowles and others; and documents and proceedings of a variety of organizations influenced by Knowles. Sections were included on the ...


An Inquiry Into The Piagetian Tradition In America As A Basis For A Philosophy Of Education At The Communityy College Level: A Quasi-Experimental Approach, Clinton J. Humbolt Jan 1972

An Inquiry Into The Piagetian Tradition In America As A Basis For A Philosophy Of Education At The Communityy College Level: A Quasi-Experimental Approach, Clinton J. Humbolt

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the utility of a structural-developmental approach as a basis for a philosophy of education for the public community college of the Midwestern United States. The structural developmental approach was explored within the broader cognitive studies of the Piagetian tradition in America. The method of research employed was a combination of analysis of relevant literature and empirical investigation at a community college. This combination was explored in order to determine the possible abstraction of a structural-developmental pattern as a potential base for theory building. A research instrument was used to assess the ...