Waynne James, Ed.D.
University of South Florida
Recorded: February 2016 at the SDL Symposium in Cocoa Beach, FL
Total Time: 42:52
Dr. Waynne James received her B.A in English Education from University of Washington, Seattle and M.S. in Adult Education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In 1976, she received her Ed.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Adult Education and Educational Research & Measurement.
Before arriving at USF in 1984, Dr. James was an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Adult Education, Occupational and Adult Education at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma where she taught graduate level classes. Prior to that, she was a visiting Lecturer/Research Associate in the Adult and Extension Education Department at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. In this capacity, she supervised the development of 22 multi-media training modules, directed competency-based adult education activities related to materials development, and taught graduate level courses.
Dr. James has participated extensively in consultancy activities with a variety of projects relating to adult learning styles, learning styles assessment, project evaluation, school improvement, staff development, and curriculum development, among others. She has also conducted numerous in-service training sessions.
- How did you get started in Adult Education? -0:05
- What is your advice to new students? -3:39
- What makes Adult Education unique? -5:54
- How can students apply what they learn in Adult Education? -7:46
- Why is Adult Education important to you? -13:27
- What misconceptions about Adult Education would you like to correct? -14:12
- What contributions have made the most impact? -15:37
- What books would you recommend? -26:45
- Tell us about your research. -34:41
- An interesting bit of history. -42:23
- Waynne talks about knowing Cy Houle and Malcolm Knowles