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41 Gordon Gerald (Gary) Darkenwald

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May 28, 1942 -


 



 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Personal Data

  • Born:           May 28, 1942, New York, NY

  • Married:      1969

 

Education

  • B.A., Fordham University, New York, NY 1964

  • M.A., Columbia University, New York, NY 1965

  • M.A., City University, New York, NY 1967

  • Ph. D., Higher Education & Social Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 1970

 

Employment

 

  • 1965-1967  Lecturer Counselor, Hunter College, New York

 

  • 1969-1972  Research Associate and Instructor, Higher and Adult Education, Teachers college, Columbia University, New York, New York

 

  • 1971-1974  Assistant Professor, Education and Associate Director, Center for Adult Education, Columbia University

 

  • 1974            Editorship of Adult Education Quarterly 

 

  • 1980            Editorship of New Directions in Adult and Continuing Eduction

 

  • 1???              Editorship of The Jossey-Bass Series of Monographs in Adult and Continuing Education

 

  • 1974-200?   Associate Professor-Rutgers University

 

  • 199?-200?   Full Professor-Rutgers University

 

  • 200?            Professor Emeritus-Rutgers University

 

Awards and Honors

 

  • 1980    Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research, Adult Education Association for Last Gamble on Education with Mezirow, J., & Knox, A.

 

  • 1985    Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature, Adult Education: Foundations of Practice (with Merriam, Sharan)

 

  • 1986-1987   Fulbright Scholar, Open University‚Äôs Centre for Continuing Education at Oxford, United Kingdom

 

 

Membership-Professional Organizations 

 

 

 

  •  American Educational Research Association

  • American Sociological Association

  • American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (previously Adult Education Association)

 

Publications

1972            Occasional Papers: Development Demonstration and Dissemination: Case Studies of Selected Special Projects in Adult Basic Education

1974            Problems of Dissemination and Use of Innovations in Adult Basic Education: Selected Research Findings and Recommendations. (with Beder, Harold & Adelman, Aliza)

1974            An Evaluation Guide for Adult Basic Education Programs

1975            Last Gamble on Education: Dynamics of Adult Basic Education (with Mezirow, Jack & Knox, Alan B.)

1979            Participation and Persistence in American Adult Education

1980            Reaching Hard-to-Reach Adults

1981            Retaining Adult Students

1982            Adult Education: Foundation of Practice (with Merriam, Sharan)

1984            Outcomes and Impact of Adult Basic Education, Research Monograph no. 6 (with Valentine, Thomas)

1984            P.L.A.C.E.S. Parents Learning to Assist Children in the Elementary School: A Workshop for Parents. Technical Report. Report. (with Valentine, Thomas)

1984            Identifying Deterrents to Participation in Continuing Education. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Scanlan, Craig S.)

1984            Participation in Education by Young Adults. New Directions for Continuing Education.

1984            Themes and Issues in Programming for Young Adults. New Directions for Continuing Education. (with Knox, Alan B.)

1985            Outcomes of Participation in Adult Basic Skills Education. Lifelong Learning. (with Valentine, Thomas)

1985            Factor Structure of Deterrents to Public Participation in Adult Education. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Valentine, Thomas)

1986            Effective Approaches to Teaching Basic Skills to Adults: A Research Synthesis.

1986            The Benefits of GED Graduation and a Typology of Graduates. Adult Education Quarterly.(with Valentine, Thomas)

1986            Adults' Attitudes towards Continuing Education. (with Hayes, Elisabeth R.)

1986            Adult literacy education: A review of the research and priorities for future inquiry

1987            Dropout as a Function of Discrepancies between Expectations and Actual Experiences of the Classroom Social Environment. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Gavin, William J.)

1987            Trends in Research on the Adult Learner. New Directions for Continuing Education. (with Brockett, Ralph G.)

1988            Assessment of Adult Attitudes towards Continuing Education. International Journal of Lifelong Education. (with Hayes, Elisabeth R.)

1989            Enhancing the Adult Classroom Environment. New Directions for Continuing Education.

1989            Gender Differences in Adult Student Perceptions of College Classroom Social Environments. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Beer, Carole T.)

1990            Attitudes toward Adult Education: An Empirically-Based Conceptualization. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Hayes, Elisabeth R)

1990            Deterrents to Participation in Adult Education: Profiles of Potential Learners. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Valentine, Thomas)

1992            Analysis and Assessment of the Newark Literacy Campaign's Adult Tutorial Reading Program: A Report to the Ford Foundation. Report. (with Silvestri, Kenneth)

1997            Classroom Age Composition and Academic Achievement in College. Adult Education Quarterly. (with Novak, Richard)

1998            Adults' Participation in Work-Related Courses: 1994-95. Statistics in Brief. Report. (with Kim, Kwang & Stowe, Peter)

 

APA Format

 

1972   W. Beder, H., & Gerald Darkenwald, G. (1974). Development, demonstration, and dissamination : Case studies of selected special projects in adult basic education. Publications in Continuing Education :, Occasional Papers ;, 42.

 

 

 

1974    Darkenwald, G., & Beder, H. (1974). Problems of dissemination and use of innovations in adult basic education: Selected research findings and recommendations. New York: Center for Adult Education, Teachers College, Columbia University ;.

 

 

 

 

1974   Knox, A. (1974). An evaluation guide for adult basic education programs: Step-by-step instructions, including the questionnaires and other forms needed for evaluation. Washington: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Gov't. Print. Off.1975            Last Gamble on Education: Dynamics of Adult Basic Education (with Mezirow, Jack & Knox, Alan B.)

 

 

1979   Anderson, R., & Darkenwald, G. (1979). Participation and persistence in American adult education: Implications for public policy and future research from a multivariate analysis of a national data base. New York: College Entrance Examination Board.1980           

 

 

1981   Darkenwald, G., & Adult, C. (1981). Retaining adult students. Columbus, Ohio: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education :.

 

 

1982   G. Darkenwald, G., & B. Merriam, S. (n.d.). Adult Education: Foundation of Practice.

 

 

1984   Darkenwald, G., & Valentine, T. (1984). Outcomes and impact of     adult basic education. New Brunswick, N.J.: Center for Adult Development, Rutgers University.

 

 

1984  Darkenwald, G., & Valentine, T. (1984). P.L.A.C.E.S., parents learning to assist children in the elementary school a workshop for parents : Technical report. Rutgers [N.J.: Center for Adult Development, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

 

 

 

1984  G.  G. Darkenwald, (1984). Identifying Deterrents to Participation in Continuing Education. Adult Education Quarterly.

 

 

1984   Darkenwald, G. (1984). Meeting educational needs of young adults. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

 

1986  Darkenwald, G. (1986). Effective Approaches to Teaching Basic Skills to Adults: A Research Synthesis.

 

 

1986  Valentine, T., & Darkenwald, G. (1986). The Benefits of Ged Graduation and A Typology of Graduates. Adult Education Quarterly, 23-35

 

 

1986  Darkenwald, G., & Hayes, R. (1988). "Adults' Attitudes towards Continuing Education." Adult Education Quarterly, 120-120. (with Hayes, Elisabeth R.)

 

 

 

1987 Darkenwald, G., & Gavin, W. (1987). Dropout As A Function Of Discrepancies Between Expectations and Actual Experiences Of The Classroom Social Environment. Adult Education Quarterly, 152-163.

 

 

1987   Brockett, R., & Darkenwald, G. (n.d.). Trends in research on the adult learner. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 29-40.        

 

 

1988   Darkenwald, G., & Hayes, E. (n.d.). Assessment of adult attitudes towards continuing education. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 197-204.

 

 

1989 Darkenwald, G. (n.d.). Enhancing the adult classroom environment. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 67-75.          

 

 

1990 Hayes, E., & Darkenwald, G. (1990). Attitudes Toward Adult Education: An Empirically-Based Conceptualization. Adult Education Quarterly, 158-168.

 

1990  Valentine, T., & Darkenwald, G. (n.d.). Deterrents to Participation in Adult Education: Profiles of Potential Learners. Adult Education Quarterly, 29-42.

 

1997 Darkenwald, G., & Novak, R. (1997). Classroom age composition and academic achievement in college. S.l.: [s.n.].

 

 

 

 Speeches and Addresses

1977    Why Adults Participate in Education: Some Implications for Program Development of Research on Motivational Orientations.

 

Professional Interest Areas

 

  • Adult and Higher Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Participation of ABE students and other learners

 

Major Contributions to Adult Education

 

 

 

  • Editor of Adult Education Journal and Adult Education Quarterly

  • Research of Sociology of Adult Participants in Education Writings

  • Synthesis and Interpretation of Adult Education

 

Additional Resources

Articles

 

Photo Gallery

 

Video/Audio

 

Presentations

 

Books

 

Interesting Facts

Sharan Merriam's dissertation advisor.

 


References

Cross, K. P. (1982). Adult as Learners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. pp. 56-60,63,80.

 

Merrian, S. B. , & Cunningham, P. M. (Ed.) (1989). Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

 

Yarosz, D. J. (2007). Down the winding river with Gordon G. Darkenwald [Perspectives on People]. New Horizons
in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 21(3/4), 41-47. Retrieved from http://education.fiu.edu/newhorizons

 

 

 

 

 

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