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67 Rosemary Caffarella

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1946 - Present


 



 

Personal Data

Emeritus Professor of Education and Head of Education Department, Cornell University.

 

 

Education

 

Ph.D., Adult and Continuing Education, Michigan State University, 1978

Ed.S., Adult and Continuing Education, Michigan State University, 1973

M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University, 1973

B.A., Community Leadership and Development, Summa Cum Laude, Springfield College, 1968

 

Employment

 

2002-2012  Professor of Education and Head of Education Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2002-2007  Department Chair, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1995-2002  Visiting Professor, University of Calgary, Faculty in Continuing Education

1990-2002  University of Northern Colorado, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

1982-1990  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Associate Professor Adult Education

1982-1985  Division Head, Educational Studies, Adult and Occupational Education

1979-1982  University of Maine, Orono, Assistant Professor, College of Education

1979-1982  University of Maine, Orono, Assistant Dean, Graduate School

1973-1979  University of Maine, Director of Cooperative Education/Field Experience Programs

Awards and Honors

 

Fullbright Specialist Award, 2010

Inducted into International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame, November 2009

Malcom Knowles Memorial Award, International Society of Self-Directed Learning (With Sharan Merriam), February 2008

College of Education Scholar of the Year Award, University of Northern Colorado, Spring 1999

College of Education Achievement in Teaching Award, University of Northern Colorado, Spring 1995

Cyril Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education for Learning in adulthood. A comprehensive guide (2nd ed.). (with Sharan Merriam). November 2000

M. Lucille Harrison Award for Lifetime Achievement in Education, University of Northern Colorado, May 1996

Honorary Doctorate of Letters, College of Lifelong Learning, University of New Hampshire System, June 2003

Post Doctoral Fellow, Adult Learning, Montana State University (funded by Kellogg Foundation). -1987-1988

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1977-present

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society, 1968-present

 

Membership-Professional Organizations

 

Commission of Professors of Adult Education 

Adult and Extension Education | academic program office

Learning, Teaching & Social Policy (LTSP) | academic program office

 

Publications

 

Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Caffarella, R .S., & Kamis, M. (In progress). Transnational program planning for adults. To be submitted to Adult Education Quarterly or to the International Journal of Adult Education.

Merriam, S. B., & Caffarella, R. S. (2005, Translated into Chinese and Japanese). Learning in adulthood. New York, NY: John Wiley.

Caffarella, R.S., & Merriam, S.B. (2004). Reprint and translation: Perspectives on Adult Learning: Framing Our Research. Journal for the Study of Adult Education and Learning, Broj 1-2, 31-39.

Berger, N., Caffarella, R .S., & O'Donnell, J. M. (2003). Learning Plans. In M. W. Galbreath (Ed.), Adult learning methods. A guide for effective instruction (3rd ed.) Melbourne, FL: Krieger.

Caffarella, R. S. (2002). Planning programs for adults: A comprehensive guide (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Caffarella, R. S., & Merriam, S. B. (2000). Linking the individual learner to the context of adult learning. In E. Hayes & R. W. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of Adult Education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Caffarella, R. S., & Barnett, B. G. (2000). Teaching doctoral students to become scholarly writers; The importance of giving and receiving critiques. Studies in Higher Education, 25(1), 39-52.

Caffarella, R .S. (2000). Goals of self-learning. In G. Straka (Ed.). Conceptions of self-directed learning. Theoretical and conceptual considerations. Munster, Germany: Waxmann Press.

Clark, M. C., & Caffarella, R. S. (1999). Theorizing adult development. In M.C. Clark & R.S. Caffarella (Eds.), An Update on adult development: New ways of thinking about the life course. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Clark, M.C., & Caffarella, R.S. (1999). An update on adult development: New ways of thinking about the life course. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Caffarella, R .S., Clark, M .C., & Ingram, P. B. (1999). Women in leadership: Living with the constraints of the glass ceiling. Initiaves, 59(1), 65-76.

Clark, M. C., Caffarella, R. S., & Ingram, P. B. (1998). Leadership at the glass ceiling: Women`s experience of mid-management roles. Initiatives, 58(4), 59-70.

Caffarella, R. S., & Olson, S.K. (1993) Psychosocial development of women: A critical review of the literature. Adult Education Quarterly, 43(3), 125-151.

Caffarella, R. S. (1993). The continuing journey of our professional lives: The impact of significant life events. Adult Learning, 4(3), 27 & 30.

Caffarella, R. S., & O`Donnell, J. M. (1991). Judging the quality of work-related self-directed learning. Adult Education Quarterly, 42, 17-29.

Caffarella, R. S., Armour, R. A., Fuhrmann, B., & Wergin, J. (1989). Mid-career faculty: Refocusing the perspective. Review of Higher Education, 12, 403-410.

Caffarella, R. S., & O`Donnell, J. M. (1987). Self-directed learning: A critical paradigm revisited. Adult Education Quarterly, 37, 199-211.

 

Professional Interest Areas

Field of Education

Field of International Development

Field of International Agriculture and Rural Development

Major research in Malaysia on breast cancer education project.

 

Major Contributions to Adult Education

 

Being a professor with a belief system that believes her role is to assist learners to critically examine and reflect on how they define knowledge, learning and education. Research focus in the following areas:

Learning in Adulthood

Designing Professional Development and Training Programs

Teaching of Scholarly Writing

Women and Leadership

Educating Malaysian Women and their Families about Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Culturally-Sensitive Translation

 

Additional Resources

Cornell University, (2008).  Retrieved on July 4, 2008.  From: http://www.education.cornell.edu/cals/education/people/faculty/profile.cfm?netId=rsc29

Articles

 

Photo Gallery

 

Video/Audio 

Rosemary Caffarella_000 Stoddard 2final_0.mp3

 

Presentations

 

Books

 


References

 

 

Cornell University, (2008).  Retrieved on July 4, 2008.  From: http://www.education.cornell.edu/cals/education/people/faculty/profile.cfm?netId=rsc29

 

 

 

 

 

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