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ERIC Number: ED013933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 1
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CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR WOMEN.
WELLS, JEAN A.
MANY MATURE WOMEN WHO WANT TO RETURN TO SCHOOL OR WORK AFTER A PERIOD DEVOTED TO HOMEMAKING ARE VOICING A DESIRE TO REFRESH AND UPDATE RUSTY SKILLS LEARNED 10 OR 20 YEARS EARLIER. EDUCATORS ARE SEEKING BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR WOMEN IN THEIR MIDDLE YEARS. THIS REPORT HAS BEEN PREPARED PRIMARILY FOR THESE TWO GROUPS. NEW FEATURES OF THE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS DEVELOPED FOR WOMEN IN THE 1960'S ARE LIMITED COURSE LOADS IN DEGREE OR NONDEGREE PROGRAMS, FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING OF CLASSES AT HOURS CONVENIENT FOR HOUSEWIVES, LIBERAL PROVISION FOR TRANSFER CREDITS, EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING, FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PART-TIME STUDY, NURSERY SERVICES, AND JOB PLACEMENT OR REFERRAL SERVICES. REASONS FOR INCREASING INTEREST OF MATURE WOMEN IN RETURNING TO COLLEGE AND THE SPECIAL SERVICES FOR AND PROBLEMS OF ADULT WOMEN ARE DISCUSSED. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMS OR SERVICES FOR ADULT WOMEN ARE LISTED BY STATES WITH A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF EACH. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR 20 CENTS AS GPO NUMBER L13.19--10 FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
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