American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
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2012 AAACE Award Recipients

Awards Luncheon November 8, 2012
Meet Awards Recipients Informally at Connections Central

Cyril O. Houle Award
For Outstanding Literature in Adult Education

Stephen Brookfield, Ed.D.

Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions published November 2011 by Jossey-Bass.
Description:

The Cyril O. Houle Award was established in 1981 to honor the scholarship and memory of Cyril O. Houle, Professor of Adult Education at the University of Chicago. It is given annually by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) for a book published in English in the previous year that reflects universal concerns of adult educators. Nominated works should exemplify outstanding literature in adult education.
Malcolm Knowles Award
For Outstanding Adult Education Program

Office of Adult Students and Evening Services (OASES)

49ers Finish Program
Description:

This award was established in the name of Malcolm S. Knowles for his distinguished contribution to theory and practice in the field of adult education from 1935 onward. A hallmark of "Malcolm's" work has been his popularization of the theory of andragogy - the art and science of helping adults learn - in the USA and the spread of its influence around the world. This award is intended to give recognition to an adult education program, including the personnel responsible for carrying out the program, in accordance with the andragogical process.
Imogene Okes Award
For Outstanding Research

John Collins, Ph.D.

Dan Pratt, Ph.D.

The Teaching Perspectives Inventory at 10 Years and 100,000 Respondents: Reliability and Validity of a Teacher Self-Report Inventory Adult Education Quarterly November 2011; vol. 61, 4: pp. 358-375
Description:

Nominations are invited for the Imogene Okes Award. This award honors the memory of Imogene Okes, whose reports on adult education participation have been widely used and quoted in the field. It is given annually by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) for a report of original research done by single or joint authors and published in English in the previous year for a work that reflects the ideals for which Imogene Okes stood. Nominated works should exemplify outstanding and original research in adult education.
Imogene Okes Award
For Outstanding Research

Susan L. Stockdale, Ph.D.

Ralph G. Brockett, Ph.D.

Development of the PRO-SDLS: A Measure of Self-Direction in Learning Based on the Personal Responsibility Orientation Model. Adult Education Quarterly May 2011; vol. 61, 2: pp. 161-180
Description:

Nominations are invited for the Imogene Okes Award. This award honors the memory of Imogene Okes, whose reports on adult education participation have been widely used and quoted in the field. It is given annually by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) for a report of original research done by single or joint authors and published in English in the previous year for a work that reflects the ideals for which Imogene Okes stood. Nominated works should exemplify outstanding and original research in adult education.
 
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