ERIC Number: ED197205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Adult Education Research Conference (21st, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 7-9, 1980).
British Columbia Univ., Vancouver. Adult Education Research Centre.
These proceedings contain forty three- to seven-page papers presented at an adult education research conference as well as two alternate papers, a background paper for a poster session, and abstracts and background papers of six symposia. Focus of the reports is on research needs, tools, and methods as they pertain to adult education. Issues addressed in the papers include the following: a framework for the analysis of current extra-institutional adult education practices; the judging process in adult education; dimensions of control and project work outcomes; development and assessment of an action research paradigm implemented with adult learners; utilization of oral history interviews and archival materials as primary sources of data for adult education research; theory, method, and appropriateness in adult education research; models of motivation for participation in adult education; ascription of needs in adult education; a conceptual representation of learning from the learner's point of view; and theoretical constructs applied to the adult educator as an adult learner. Symposia topics include research on distance learning, the California Adult Competency Survey, continuing professional education and the professional learning environment, research in interpersonal adult education, and adult education and allocation policy in Sweden. (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Univ., Vancouver. Adult Education Research Centre.