New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development

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Online ISSN: 1939-4225

Overview


New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development is the only journal that fully embraces both adult education and human resources as equal fields that complement each other. The journal publishes cutting-edge information and research on the latest thinking in the fields of adult education and human resource development (HRD) as well as diverse perspectives from scholars that stimulate cross-disciplinary dialogue and scholarship. The journal identifies and distinguishes the similarities of and differences between adult education and HRD; addresses practical and/or research problems across the spectrum of adult education and HRD; and helps readers understand the common ground and core values shared by adult education and HRD.

New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development is published electronically on a quarterly basis.

About the Editors:

Tonette S. Rocco is Professor and program leader of adult education and human resource development at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. She is a Houle Scholar, a 2008 Kauffman Entrepreneurship Professor, and a former board member American Society for Training and Development, Certification Institute Board of Directors. She is an award-winning author with over 200 published books, articles, chapters, and papers in proceedings. She served as the qualitative methods editor and assistant editor for Human Resource Development Quarterly for twelve years.

Thomas G. Reio, Jr. is Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Adult Education and Human Resource Development at Florida International University in Miami, Florida and immediate past editor of Human Resource Development Review. He has published over 50 empirical research articles concerning curiosity and risk-taking motivation, workplace socialization processes, workplace incivility, entrepreneurship, and workplace learning. He has over a decade of experience as a training and development director, organizational consultant, and operations manager.

Douglas H. Smith is a Professor Emeritus in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, College of Education, Florida International University in Miami. He brings 40 years of experience of teaching, administration and research at three universities and a Board of Regents (Ohio). He is a past president of the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education and has worked, researched and consulted in the areas of adult learning, performance evaluation, organizational development, total quality management/continuous quality improvement, management development, career assessment, leadership, and future trends.

About the Adult Education and Human Resource Development graduate program in the College of Education at Florida International University, Miami:

Support for New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development is provided by the Adult Education and Human Resource Development graduate program in the College of Education at Florida International University, Miami.

The Adult Education and Human Resource Development graduate program at Florida International University aims to prepare scholars and practitioners for successful and productive careers as educators, consultants, academics, researchers, administrators, and more. Two degrees are offered: Master of Science (M.S.) or Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Courses focus on preparation for creating and evaluating productive learning and workplace environments. The majority of the graduate students in the program work full-time in addition to being in school. Graduate assistantships—which cover most full-time tuition costs and provide a stipend—are available to highly qualified applicants.

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Aims and Scope


The mission of New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development is to promote all aspects of practice and research that explore issues of individual, group, and organizational learning wherever they may be located. As such, the journal is interested in honoring work done in urban, suburban, rural, and international contexts. The journal focuses on current research and ideas in adult education, human resource development, and related fields such as management, business, higher education administration, and more. In addition, the journal publisesh a variety of manuscript types, including peer-reviewed articles; perspectives on people, practice, research, and teaching; book and media reviews; point-counterpoint essays; writer’s forum; and news and notes. The journal also welcomes proposals for special issues centered on relevant and timely topics.


Readership


Primary readership for New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development includes graduate students, scholars, and practitioners actively engaged in the fields of adult education or human resource development.


Keywords


Adult education, human resource development, learning, international, higher education, literacy, diversity, social justice, performance, career development, organizational development, training, teaching, writing, research


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