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RIA # 163: Dr. Kevin Roessger on Content Analysis

Dr. Kevin Roessger

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Kevin Roessger, an assistant professor of adult and lifelong learning. He received his B.S. in psychology, M.S. in administrative leadership, and Ph.D. in adult and continuing education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Roessger currently serves as co-editor of adult education’s flagship research journal Adult Education Quarterly, as well as reviewer for the journals Adult Learning and Journal of Continuing Higher Education. He has published numerous articles and book chapters in the field’s most respected outlets, and is currently overseeing a grant from the Department of Corrections that examines the effect of correctional education programs on recidivism and post-release employment. Dr. Roessger’s research interests include reflective learning strategies and developing reflective skills in adult learners.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Utilizing a content analysis methodology [00:00-19:01]

In this first segment, Kevin shares about his experiences utilizing content analysis in his research.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Researching Correctional Education Programs [19:02-37:06]

In segment two, Kevin shares some of the logistics of researching correctional education programs.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-8:38]: Kevin’s Most Recent Research Project

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