Rosemary S. Caffarella

Personal Vita

6/22/2009 Compiled by Jeral Kirwan (University of Tennessee)

 

 

Name

Rosemary S. Caffarella

(Professor Cafarella; R. S. Caffarella; Dr. Caffarella)

[source: Jeral Kirwan ]

 

Strategy Hints

Papers at The University of Northern Colorado

Papers at Cornell University

Papers on Malaysian Breast Cancer Education

Papers at the University of Alaska Anchorage

[source: Jeral Kirwan]

 

Birth Date

1946

[sources: Zoominfo.com, University of Alaska]

 

Education

B.A. degree, community leadership and development

Springfield College, 1968

M.A. degree, rehabilitation counseling; Ed.S, adult and continuing education

Michigan State University, 1973

Ph.D., adult and continuing education

Michigan State University, 1978

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu ]

 

Work History

Researcher and Professor of Adult Education

Cornell University

Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

University of Northern Colorado

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu]

 

Honors

Malcolm Knowles Memorial Self-Directed Learning Award, International Society for Self-Directed Learning - 2009

College of Education Scholar of the Year Award, University of Northern Colorado Spring, 1999

College of Education Achievement in Teaching Award, University of Northern Colorado Spring, 1995

Cyril Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education for Learning in Adulthood. A Comprehensive Guide (2nd Ed.) (with Sharan Merriam) November, 2000

M. Lucille Harrison Award for Lifetime Achievement in Education, University of Nothern Colorado May, 1996

Honorary Doctorate of Letters, College of Lifelong Learning, University of New Hampshire System June, 2003

Post Doctoral Fellow, Adult Learning, Montana State University (funded by Kellogg Foundation) - 1987-1988

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - 1977

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society - 1968

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu]

 

Associated Subjects

Adult development

Adult education

Adult psychology

Breast cancer research and education

Community education

Continuing education

Distance learning

Educational psychology

Faculty development

Global education

Learning theories

Outreach and extension

Program planning

Women in leadership

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu ]

 

Associated Organizations

Adult Education Association

American Psychological Association [APA]

Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center

Global Breast Health Initiative

Malaysian Breast Cancer Education Program

Susan Komen Foundation

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu]

 

Associated Events or Projects

Malaysian Breast Cancer Education Program

 

Chair

Commission of Professors of Adult Education

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu]

 

Associated Places

Cornell University, Ithica, NY

[sources: Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu]

 

Selected Publications

Berger, N., Caffarella, R. S., & O'Donnell, J. M. (2003). Learning Plans. In M. Galbraith (Ed.), Adult learning methods: A guide for effective instruction (3rd Ed.) Melbourne, Fl: Kreiger.

Caffarella, R. S., & Kamis, M. (In progress). Transnational program planning for adults. (To be submitted to Adult Education Quarterly or to the International Journal of Adult Education.)

Caffarella, R. S. (1993). The continuing journey of our professional lives: The impact of significant life events. Adult Learning, 4(3), 27 & 30.

Caffarella, R. S. (2000). Goals of self-learning. In G. Straka (Ed.), Conceptions of self-directed learning: Theoretical and conceptual considerations. Munster, Germany: Waxmann Press.

Caffarella, R. S. (2002). Planning programs for adults: A comprehensive guide (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Caffarella, R. S., Armour, R. A., Fuhrmann, B., & Wergin, J. (1989). Mid-career faculty: Refocusing the perspective. Review of Higher Education, 12, 403-410.

Caffarella, R. S., & Barnett, B. G. (2000). Teaching doctoral students to become scholarly writers: The importance of giving and receiving critiques. Studies in Higher Education, 25(1), 39-52.

Caffarella, R. S., Clark, M. C., & Ingram, P. B. (1999). Women in leadership: Living with the constraints of the glass ceiling. Initiaves, 59(1), 65-76.

Caffarella, R. S., & Merriam, S. B. (2000). Linking the individual learner to the context of adult learning. In E. Hayes & R. W. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of adult education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Caffarella, R. S., & Merriam, S. B. (2004). Perspectives on adult learning: Framing our research. (Reprint and translation). Journal for the Study of Adult Education and Learning, 1-2, 31-39.

Caffarella, R. S., & O`Donnell, J. M. (1987). Self-directed learning: A critical paradigm revisited. Adult Education Quarterly, 37, 199-211.

Caffarella, R. S., & O`Donnell, J. M. (1991). Judging the quality of work-related self-directed learning. Adult Education Quarterly, 42, 17-29.

Caffarella, R. S., & Olson, S. K. (1993). Psychosocial development of women: A critical review of the literature. Adult Education Quarterly, 43, 125-151.

Clark, M. C., & Caffarella, R. S. (1999). An update on adult development: New ways of thinking about the life course. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Clark, M. C., & Caffarella, R. S. (1999). Theorizing adult development. In M. C. Clark & R. S. Caffarella (Eds.), An Update on adult development: New ways of thinking about the life course. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Clark, M. C., Caffarella, R. S., & Ingram, P. B. (1998). Leadership at the glass ceiling: Women`s experience of mid-management roles. Initiatives, 58(4), 59-70.

Merriam, S. B., & Caffarella, R. S. (2005). Learning in adulthood. (Translated into Chinese and Japanese). New York: John Wiley.

Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood (3rd Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

[sources: Zoominfo.com, Cornell Univerity, Cornell.edu ]

 

Miscellaneous

 

Rosemary is a strong figure in the adult education field. She is a prolific writer with extensive research interests. Despite being near the age that many people consider retiring, Dr. Caffarella shows no indication of slowing down her work.