ERIC Number: ED191339
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
The Lifelong University: A Report to the President.
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.
Results of a one-year investigation on lifelong learning by the Michigan State University Task Force on Lifelong Education are presented. Topics concern the following: current trends, a definition of lifelong education, lifelong education at Michigan State, the university's present objectives and lifelong educational arrangements, major academic and financial concerns, and interinstitutional cooperation. Modification of existing university procedures in regard to lifelong education entailed the following areas: admissions, registration, orientation, transfer of credits, scheduling, time limitations for degrees, enrollment options, support services, credit for past experiences, certification, self-learning components, educational technology, degree programs, nondegree programs, new programs, and a community lifelong education project. Appendices include a minority statement or alternative view of organization, assumptions of the Task Force on Lifelong Education, Michigan State University's overload pay policy, a general bibliography, and a working bibliography. (SW)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, College Admission, College Credits, College Role, Continuing Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Lifelong Learning, Nontraditional Education, Scheduling, School Registration, State Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.
Identifiers: Michigan State University
Note: Prepared by the Task Force on Lifelong Learning.