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ERIC Number: ED217139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 303
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Adult Education Research Conference (23rd, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 1-3, 1982).
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education.
These proceedings of a conference on research in the field of adult education contain the texts of 40 conference papers and 4 symposia. Included among the areas examined in the individual reports are the following: education participation scale factor structure and correlates for 12,000 learners, a comparative analysis of adult education research in North America and Britain, a system for selecting models and ordering research, a proposed framework for examining continuing professional education and behavior change, issues in the methodology of participation research, development of a new measure of locus of control orientation in adults, a systems analysis model for optimizing learning environments for adult learners, soft data in adult learning and development research, agendas of research needs as stimulators of research, and writing histories of adult education. The symposia address the following issues: adult education research and development in the United Kingdom and the United States; critical examination of the history of adult education; application of modern testing theories to problems in adult education; and a review of the principles, practices, and philosophy of community adult education. (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education.
Identifiers: United Kingdom; United States