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ERIC Number: ED016160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Apr
Pages: 1
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ADULT EDUCATION IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
VERNER, COOLIE, ED.
PREPARED UNDER THE SPECIAL EDITORSHIP OF COOLIE VERNER, THIS JOURNAL ISSUE REVIEWS THE OVERALL DEVELOPMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION IN BRITISH COLUMBIA FROM THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT, TRACES THE GROWTH OF UNIVERSITY EXTENSION DURING THE PERIOD 1915-63, DISCUSSES RECENT TRENDS AND ACTIVITIES IN VOCATIONAL AND NONVOCATIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL ADULT EDUCATION, RURAL AND AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION, AND GROUP DISCUSSION PROGRAMS (THE GREAT BOOKS GROUPS AND THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA STUDY DISCUSSION PROJECT), TOGETHER WITH A COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME OF MEDICAL CONTINUING EDUCATION BEING UNDERTAKEN WITHIN THE PROVINCE. ALSO CONSIDERED ARE CERTAIN MAJOR PROBLEMS AND ISSUES--WEAKNESSES AND INCONSISTENCIES IN PROVINCIAL FINANCING OF ADULT EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD 1950-62, THE IMPACT BEING MADE ON EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA BY MASSIVE FEDERAL AID TO TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, AND CHANGING LEVELS AND STATISTICAL PATTERNS OF ADULT ILLITERACY (1921-61). THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES 38 REFERENCES, 15 CHARTS AND TABLES, AND A DIAGRAM OF ADULT EDUCATION AND RELATED EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IN THE PROVINCE. THIS DOCUMENT IS A SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF EDUCATION OF THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION, AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER. 109 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: British Columbia Univ., Vancouver.
Identifiers: BRITISH COLUMBIA; CANADA