ERIC Number: ED162061
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Coming of Age. Canadian Adult Education in the 1960's.
Kidd, J. Roby, Ed.; Selman, Gordon R., Ed.
This book is a collection of selected writings and speeches which document the developments in the Canadian adult education movement during the 1960's. The writings and speeches are presented in six sections as follow: (1) Introduction, (2) The Setting, (3) Organizing for Work, (4) Programs and Experiences, (5) The Learner, and (6) Coming of Age. Some representative articles from each of the sections respectively are (1) The Sixties; (2) The Meaning of English Canada; Automation and the Changing Meaning of Work; Education of Women; and EXPO--A Major Experience in Adult Education; (3) Organizing for Lifelong Learning; Aspects of Leadership and Participation; Community Development in Canada and Abroad; Adult Education Research in Canada; A Role for the New Universities; Establishing a University College for Adults; The Community College in Canada; Organizing Labor Education in the College; and Need for Innovative Schools for Adults; (4) Libraries; The Church as Educator; Challenge for Change; Living Room Learning in British Columbia; Frontier College: An Innovative Anti-Poverty Approach; Arts and Crafts Serving Adult Education; Programs for People Getting Ready to Retire; and Programs of Continuing Education for the Professional; (5) The Adult Self-Learner--An Historical Perspective; Factors Affecting Academic Achievement of Adult Students; and A Forty-Year-Old Takes Up Jazz; and (6) A Talk to Teachers; and Seeds of Promise. (EM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Anthologies, Community Development, Developed Nations, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Labor Education, Lifelong Learning, National Programs, Nontraditional Education, Professional Continuing Education, Program Descriptions, Social Change, Technological Advancement, Womens Education
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Association for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).