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The Research Center congratulates Research Fellow Dr. Mabel Okojie on her newest publication. Dr. Okojie published a handbook on February 2020 which covers research in adult education, artificial intelligence, instruction design, online learning, professional development, and virtual reality. Learn more about the handbook below:

Title: Handbook of Research on Adult Learning in Higher Education
Authors: Mabel C.P.O. Okojie (Mississippi State University, USA) and Tinukwa C. Boulder (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Description: In today’s globalized world, professional fields are continually transforming to keep pace with advancing methods of practice. The theory of adult learning, specifically, is a subject that has seen new innovations and insights with the advancement of online and blended learning. Examining new principles and characteristics in adult learning is imperative, as emerging technologies are rapidly shifting the standards of higher education.
The Handbook of Research on Adult Learning in Higher Education is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of adult education in residential, online, and blended course delivery formats. This book will focus on the impact that culture, globalization, and emerging technology currently has on adult education. While highlighting topics including andragogical principles, professional development, and artificial intelligence, this book is ideally designed for teachers, program developers, instructional designers, technologists, educational practitioners, deans, researchers, higher education faculty, and students seeking current research on new methodologies in adult education. The handbook can be purchased at IGI Global.

Mabel Okojie, Ph.D. has been a FIRC Research Fellow the summer of 2019. She is currently a professor at Mississippi State University (MSU). Read Dr. Okojie’s bio here.