ERIC Number: ED197198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Lifelong Learning Research Conference Proceedings. (3rd, College Park, Maryland, February 6-7, 1981).
Whaples, Gene C.; Ewert, D. Merrill
This report of the proceedings of the Third Annual Lifelong Learning Research Conference held at the University of Maryland, February 6-7, 1981, contains abstracts of forty-eight papers, three symposium papers, and the plenary address. The conference focus was on nonformal adult education. Papers deal with environmental/leisure education issues, adult/continuing education concerns, community development, international education, volunteerism, adult basic education, and research methodology. Representative titles include The Mandatory Continuing Education Debate: The Perceptions of Maryland Dentists, Lifelong Learning as a Worldwide Movement Reflecting and Contributing to Social Transformation, An Analysis of Policy Initiatives in Lifelong Learning, Phenomenological Perspectives in Adult Continuing Education: Implications for Research and Practice, Comparison of Adult Student Characteristics in States Participating in a Distance Learning Program, A Typology of Patterns of Formal Organization of University Continuing Education, Wisconsin's External High School Diploma Program Evaluation Project, Popular Education in France: Another Perspective on Lifelong Learning, The Learning Contract in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning, The Untapped Resource: Disabled Persons as Volunteers, University Extension in Multicampus Systems: A Study of System Level Influence on Campus Decentralization, An Innovative Education Modality--The Satellite System, Council Effectiveness Training: A Training Program for Citizen Advisory Councils. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developmental Stages, Educational Research, Extension Education, External Degree Programs, High School Equivalency Programs, Independent Study, Leisure Time, Lifelong Learning, Nonformal Education, Nontraditional Education, Policy, Research Methodology, Student Characteristics, Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Dept. of Agriculture and Extension Education.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print.