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Boutelle, M. (2008) "UNIFORMS: Are They a Good Fit?" Education Digest73, (6), 34.MasterFILE Premier, EBSCOhost (2014).The articles discusses the pros and cons of schools adopting mandatory” school uniforms”for students. The article emphasizes the positive aspect of schools adopting a dress code that requires student uniforms, including an increased focus on academics, rather than clothing fashions. The author also addresses exceptions to such rules, including students who opt out of the dress code, as is allowed under California law. The author also discusses empirical data to support the advantages of adopting” school uniforms.”Donaldson, J. F., Graham, S. W., Martindill, W., & Bradley, S. (2000). Adult undergraduate students: How do they define their experiences and their success?Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 48(2) 2-11. Retrieved from the ERIC database.
Adult Education Quarterly, 49(3), 135. Retrieved from the ProQuest database. A qualitative study of adults in graduate programs and their use of self-assessment and experiential learning from the perspectives of performance at work and personal development. This article is enlightening, for it explores the benefits to the adult learner of self-assessment and introspection. The concept of purposefulness and the need for the adult learner to connect learning with concrete experience are discussed. Merriam, S. B., & Caffarella, R. S. (2001). Adult learning theories, principles and applications. San Francisco, CA: WileyThis is a textbook used for the training of instructors of adult students. There are several excellent and pertinent chapters devoted to the self-determination of the adult student and the need for programs to be designed that allow adults to use their problem-solving skills. Moore, B. L. (1999). Adult student learners. Retrieved April 3, 2002, from This website contained a survey of adult learners' perceptions of their education experience at Penn State. The study contains a large survey sample and generally confirms the findings of other studies at major universities. The important information gleaned is that the emphasis on adult learner programs at historically traditional universities is a much higher priority due to the increasing population of adult students.
Running head: PUBLIC SCHOOL UNIFORMS 10Sheldon, K. M., & Houser, M. L. (2001). General motivation for college measure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 152-165. Retrieved from the OVID database.