Valerie C. Bryan

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To glean insight of andragogy and pedagogy methodologies, practitioners and scholars may be interested in reading Andragogical and Pedagogical Methods for Curriculum and Program Development by Dr. Victor C. X. Wang. The authors aimed to layout a distinction between the development of curricula and programs for K-12, as well for adult learners. These(More)
Home fires do not only destroy property, but they also place human life at significant risk. Fires at night, during sleeping hours, can pose even more of a risk for a residential dweller due to the sheer fact that the resident is not in a fully awake and conscious state. In terms of the profoundly deaf community, these individuals may be more at risk, since(More)
Like adult drug courts, juvenile drug courts have proliferated at a rapid rate during the past 15 years, but comparatively little research has been conducted on them. Although a few studies indicate that these programs appear to show promise as an intervention, almost nothing has been published using systematic and empirical methods to provide a description(More)
The current research sought to identify the types of informal learning behaviours speech-language pathologists (SLPs) working in healthcare settings engage in as well as SLPs' motivations for engaging in informal learning. Twenty-four American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)-certified SLPs participated in this qualitative study. Data collection(More)
This chapter argues that the technology implemented for teaching and learning in the higher education setting should serve a specific set of purposes in order to increase student engagement and to maximize learning outcomes. The practice of using technology alone to increase student engagement is ineffective. Before deciding which tools to implement,(More)
Demand for online learning continues to grow at a strong pace as learners become more diverse in many ways. It is important that we use learning and design theories to shape this learning environment for success. This chapter discusses the use of multimodal design in the creation of online courses based on the science of human learning. Information(More)
Numerous literacy organizations have long been committed to reducing adult illiteracy worldwide, but it remains virtually unchanged. A possible reason could be that educational researchers rarely focus on the tutors. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify a set of adult learning principles, practices, or professional development strategies for(More)