Division of Continuing and Extended Education

Research & Community Outreach

New Knowledge
Community. Scholarship. Service.

The research and community outreach arm of the Division of Continuing and Extended Education is dedicated to scholarship, innovation in program development, partnerships, workforce development policy, adult learning policy, and service-oriented programming for individual economic well-being in our communities. We aim to contribute to the greater good through economic equality, diversity, and relationship-building that supports lifelong learners everywhere.

Conference Presentations and Papers

June 21, 2023 Higher Education Reform (HER) Conference, Glasgow, Scotland. Reforming Higher Education Practices in Research Methods and Pedagogy for Teaching Adults in Conflict-Affected Societies. Accepted.
April 1-3, 2020 Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. Continuing Professional Education: A new model to shift the neoliberal narrative and amplify human development as a common good. Accepted. Conference canceled due to Covid Pandemic.
June 4-7, 2020 Adult Education in Global Times International Research Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Continuing and Community Education as Engaged Learning. Accepted. Conference canceled due to Covid Pandemic.
Oct 8, 2019 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 2019 Conference (AAACE) Urban-serving, Public Research University: Continuing Education Capacity Building and Developing Learning Networks within Communities. Presented.

Pratt, N. (2020). Why Education for the Adult Learner Matters. Crain's Cleveland Business

Working Groups

  • American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) Curriculum-to-Career Innovations Institute
  • Credentials as you Go: Incremental Credentialing Working Group

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