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ERIC Number: ED019551
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug
Pages: 1
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WOMEN'S NEEDS IN CONTINUING EDUCATION.
PACE, LOIS W.
THIS STUDY SOUGHT TO DETERMINE HOW WOMEN'S FELT NEEDS FOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES RELATE TO EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE THE HOME, STAGE IN THE FAMILY LIFE CYCLE, AND LEVEL OF EDUCATION. WOMEN RANDOMLY SELECTED IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY, MISSOURI, WERE SENT A QUESTIONNAIRE ON PERCEIVED EDUCATIONAL NEEDS, PREFERRED MEANS OF RECEIVING INFORMATION, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS. PERCEIVED NEEDS WERE SIGNIFICANTLY RELATED TO EDUCATIONAL LEVEL BUT NOT TO FAMILY LIFE CYCLE OR TO EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE THE HOME. IN TERMS OF FAMILY LIFE CYCLE, THE WOMEN MOST INTERESTED IN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WERE THOSE WHOSE CHILDREN WERE GROWN, CHILDLESS WOMEN PREFERRED LEISURE ACTIVITIES, CHILD-BEARING AND CHILD-REARING WOMEN FAVORED PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND MOTHERS OF TEENAGERS SHOWED PARTICULAR INTEREST IN CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES. WOMEN WITH OVER 12 YEARS OF EDUCATION SHOWED FAR LESS CONCERN FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT THAN DID THE OTHERS, AND MORE CONCERN FOR DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGERIAL ABILITIES, PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND CULTURAL PURSUITS. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES THE QUESTIONNAIRE, 21 TABLES, AND 15 REFERENCES.) THIS MASTERS THESIS IS AVAILABLE FROM COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS. 60 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins.
Identifiers: COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY