Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Non-fiction Books

  • The Courage to Teach – Parker Palmer (click here to read my book review)
  • Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers – Ralph G. Brockett
  • Power, Privilege and Difference – Allan G. Johnson
  • Sit and Get Won’t Grow Dendrites – Marcia L. Tate
  • Adult Learning Linking Theory and Practice – Laura L. Bierema and Sharan Merriam
  • Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us – Daniel H. Pink
  • Telling Ain’t Training: Updated|Expanded|Enhanced – Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps

Academic Articles

  • Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo. (n.d.). Self-directed learning: A four-step process. Retrieved from
  • Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience. (n.d.). What is experience-based learning?. Retrieved from
  • Beynon, M.J., Jones, P., Pickernell, D., & Packham, G. (2015). Investigating the impact of training influence on employee retention in small and medium enterprises: a regression-type classification and ranking believe simplex analysis on sparse data. Expert Systems, 32(1), 141-154. doi: 10.1111/exsy.12067
  • Galanis, N., Mayol, E., Alier, M., & Garcia-Penalvo, FJ. (2016). Supporting, evaluating and validating informal learning. A social approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 55, 596-603. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.08.005
  • Kampkoetter, P., & Marggraf, K. (2015). Do employees reciprocate to intra-firm trainings? An analysis of absenteeism and turnover rates. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26, 2888-2907. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2015.1005655
  • Mellett, S., & O’Brien, E. (2014). Irish SMEs and e‐learning implementation: The strategic innovative approach. British Journal of Educational Technology, 45, 1001-1013. doi: DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12186
  • Michalski, M.P. (2014). Symbolic meanings and e-learning in the workplace: The case of an intranet-based training tool. Management Learning, 45(2), 145-166. doi:10.1177/1350507612468419
  • Renaud, S., Morin, L., Saulquin, J.Y., & Abraham, J. (2015). What are the best HRM practices for retaining experts? A longitudinal study in the Canadian information technology sector. International Journal of Manpower, 36(3), 416-432. doi: 10.1108/IJM-03-2014-0078
  • Ackerman, R., DiRamio, D., & Garza Mitchell, R.L. (2009). Transitions: Combat Veterans as College Students. New Directions for Student Services (Wiley InterScience). 24, 5-14. doi: 10.1002/ss.311
  • Bound, J., & Turner, S. (2002). Going to War and Going to College: Did World War II and the G.I. Bill Increase Educational Attainment for Returning Veterans?. Journal of Labor Economics, 20(4), 784-815. doi: 0734-306X/2002/2004-0003$10.00
  • Bokhour, B.G., Drebing, C., Ellison, M.L., Smelson, D., Corrigan, P.W., Najavits, L.M., Torres Stone, R.A., Vessella, J.M. (2012). Supporting the Education Goals of Post-9/11 Veterans with Self-Reported PTSD Symptoms: A Needs Assessment. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(3), 209–217. doi: 10.2975/35.3.2012.209.217
  • Ghosh, A.& Fouad, N.A. (2016). Career Transitions of Student Veterans. Journal of Career Assessment, 24(1), 99-111. doi: 10.1177/1069072714568752


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