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ERIC Number: ED017766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 133
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, OCTOBER 18-22, 1965). PROCEEDINGS.
HAND, SAM E., ED.
A TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR ADULT BASIC EDUCATION LEADERS COVERED CONTENT, PURPOSES, AND OBJECTIVES OF ADULT BASIC EDUCATION, CHARACTERISTICS OF UNDEREDUCATED ADULTS, AND WAYS OF IDENTIFYING, REACHING, AND INVOLVING POTENTIAL STUDENTS. SOCIAL, OCCUPATIONAL, AND CIVIC COMPETENCE, AND INCULCATION OF DESIRABLE HEALTH PRACTICES AND ETHICAL VALUES WERE DISCUSSED BOTH AS GOALS AND AS CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION. EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AND DEFICIENCIES CONFRONTING UNDEREDUCATED ADULTS, AND GENERAL ADULT CHARACTERISTICS SUCH AS STRONGER MOTIVATION, BROADER LIFE EXPERIENCE, PSYCHOLOGICAL NEEDS AND PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS, AND INCREASED RESPONSIBILITIES, WERE PRESENTED AS CHALLENGES CALLING FOR SPECIAL FACILITIES OR ENVIRONMENTS, MORE FLEXIBLE, IMAGINATIVE TEACHING, AND FREER COMMUNICATION AND PROGRAM COORDINATION AMONG ORGANIZATIONS, ESPECIALLY THOSE UNDER THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 1964. BRAINSTORMING SESSIONS PRODUCED (1) A LIST OF GROUPS, INDIVIDUALS, AND ACTIVITIES TO LOCATE AND CONTACT POTENTIAL STUDENTS, (2) CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFYING UNDEREDUCATED ADULTS, AND (3) APPROACHES AND ACTIVITIES CONDUCIVE TO MEANINGFUL LEARNING. COMMUNITY ACTION STRUCTURES FOR COMBATING POVERTY WITH MAXIMUM PARTICIPATION BY THE POOR WERE DISCUSSED. ADULT EDUCATION NEEDS AND PROPOSED AND EXISTING PROGRAMS IN FLORIDA WERE OUTLINED. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. School of Education.
Identifiers: Economic Opportunity Act 1964; FLORIDA