ERIC Number: ED076884
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Publication Date: 1972
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How to Improve Adult Education in Your Church.
Apps, Jerold W.
Ways in which a church can plan and carry out an adult education program are discussed in this book. Chapters deal with: (1) the church and adult education; (2) problems in developing church adult education programs--confused priorities, avoidance of controversy, dependency, communication problems, lack of meaningful study, and inadequate resources, poorly trained pastors, and lay leaders; (3) the adult learner; (4) important adult education basics--purpose of adult education, poor image, guidelines for adult learning; (5) developing adult education objectives; (6) providing learning opportunities (teaching methods); (7) learning as inquiry--films and filmstrips, folk music, resource persons, printed material; (8) solving problems and acquiring content; (9) evaluating adult education programs; (10) discussing controversial issues; and (11) selecting and training volunteers. (KM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Adults, Audiovisual Aids, Churches, Educational Objectives, Guides, Individual Characteristics, Program Administration, Program Development, Resource Materials, Teaching Methods
Augsburg Publishing House, 426 South Fifth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 ($2.95)
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