ERIC Number: ED183168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Resources for Educators of Adults. Abstracts of Dissertations and Theses: Syracuse University Graduates in Adult Education. MS11.
Charters, Alexander N., Comp.
This publication contains abstracts of all doctoral research studies which were planned and supervised in the adult education area of Syracuse University between 1958 and 1979. The 22 dissertations examine the following topics: (1) characteristics of adult college students; (2) development of liberal adult education activities in New York state; (3) adult education in state community colleges; (4) home economics information needs of county service organizations; (5) community college community services; (6) continuing legal education; (7) faculty attitudes toward continuing education; (8) relationships of learning orientation, nursing activity, and continuing education; (9) motivational factors of adult learners; (10) educational beliefs; (11) anxiety and self-actualization among nurses; (12) the learning style of mothers of young children; (13) paraprofessionals' work with low income families; (14) critical change among adults; (15) art programs for incarcerated adults; (16) community development groups; (17) reactions to factors under the control of a community college; (18) continuing education participation in Ethiopia; (19) Nigerian university adult education; (20) educational opportunity center functions; (21) alternative groups in south central New York; and (22) reading preferences of adult new readers. (FM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Publications Program in Continuing Education.