Assignment 1

Every industry publishes many trade publications, periodicals, and academic journals. Successful professionals regularly review the literature in their industries to explore the intellectual developments and range of resources available within their disciplines.

Develop a journal to collect print and/or electronic resources that are specific to the discipline of adult education and training. You will add to this journal several times throughout this course and may choose to keep it updated going forward in future courses.

Locate a minimum of two resources that are specific to the field of adult education and training.

Include the following information for each resource:

  • Name
  • Associated costs or membership, if any
  • Subject focus
  • Intended audience
  • Tone: highly technical, research-based, or application-based
  • A 5- to 7-sentence description of how the resource serves the discipline

Format all citations and references according to APA guidelines.

Assignment 2

Create an outline identifying two or three academic student support services that are available through the University of Phoenix or another learning institution you are familiar with or have attended.

Include the following for each service identified:

  • Name of service
  • Purpose of service
  • Provider of service, if external
  • How it promotes critical thinking skills
  • How it motivates students

Write 150- to 175-word reflection sharing which resources have supported your learning experiences so far and explain how they have been used to enhance your academic endeavors.

Cite a minimum of two sources to support your findings.

Format all citations and references according to APA guidelines