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Strategies and Digital Advances for Outcome-Based Adult Learning

Strategies and Digital Advances for Outcome-Based Adult Learning
Author(s)/Editor(s): Janice E. Jones (Carroll University, USA)and Mette L. Baran (Cardinal Stritch University, USA)
Copyright: ©2024
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4748-9
ISBN13: 9781799847489
ISBN10: 1799847489
EISBN13: 9781799847496


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Education has faced massive changes in recent years and is currently undergoing even more radical developments, especially with the shift towards using digital technologies and tools in the classroom. In addition, the introduction of many new nontraditional strategies for learning has changed the face of education. Within higher education specifically, adult learners have seen a rise in these changes and must adapt to the new strategies at hand. Similarly, adult educators must cope with these new instructional strategies to create optimal learning environments and classrooms that promote success for adult learners. With the need for educators to be aware of these new digital advancements and teaching strategies, it is vital for outcome-based learning to be studied in the context of incorporating educational technologies and new learning techniques.

Strategies and Digital Advances for Outcome-Based Adult Learning discusses the latest advancements in adult learning as well as learning assessments to identify adult learner success. It adds to the pertinent research with an update of new information, tools, tips, and techniques for working with the adult learner in the modern educational environment. By highlighting a broad range of topics such as instructional design, experiential learning, formative assessments, competency-based education, and more, this book is ideally designed for teachers, administrators, curriculum developers, instructional designers, academicians, educational professionals, researchers, and upper-level students seeking current research on instructional design and outcome-based learning for adult learners.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Janice Jones (Ed.)

Janice E. Jones obtained her Counseling Psychology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a professor at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee and chairs the Leadership Division of the College of Education and Leadership. She is also a certified alcohol and drug counselor and a certified clinical supervisor for alcohol and drug counselors. Dr. Jones’s publications include articles and book chapters in the areas of training and supervision, positive psychology, multicultural awareness and training, successful life transitions for people with disabilities, and career and life transitions. She is actively engaged in applying positive psychology to practical problems and is researching the impact of using positive coping strategies on the academic, career, and life outcomes of diverse, low-income youth. Dr. Jones also serves on the executive board of Kids Matter, Inc. a non-profit group that is working to change foster care in the state of Wisconsin.

Mette Baran (Ed.)

Mette L. Baran obtained her Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision from DePaul University. She is an associate professor at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee in the Doctoral Leadership Division teaching courses in higher education, leadership, learning, and research methodology to graduate students. Dr. Baran’s research focus is looping, classroom organization, student attitudes and motivation towards school, teacher preparedness and training, educational leadership, higher educational topics, international family politics, and school leadership in general utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. She is a founding member of an international research think tank (International School Leadership Network for High Needs Schools) comparing best practices on school leadership training across the globe. Dr. Baran is the author of two books and several book chapters and peer reviewed articles. In addition, she is a frequent presenter at both national and international conferences. Prior to joining Stritch, she was an administrator and faculty member in higher education with Robert Morris University (RMU) of Illinois. Dr. Baran currently serves as a Board of Trustee for RMU.


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