Adult Education Faculty and Programs in North America: Faculty Background, Work, and Satisfaction

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This article reports on the findings of a quantitative survey of North American adult education faculty and a textual analysis of websites of adult education graduate programs in North America conducted in the fall of 2013. This study examined background information about adult education faculty and programs; the nature of faculty work interests, motivations, and satisfaction; and involvement with the Commission of Professors of Adult Education. It is informed by prior studies in the field, the role of professional organizations literature as related to social capital, and the faculty satisfaction literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-95
Number of pages20
JournalAdult Education Quarterly
Volume66
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016

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