ERIC Number: ED217139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Conferences, Continuing Education, Data Collection, Educational Attainment, Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Higher Education, Independent Study, Models, Nursing Education, Older Adults, Participation, Professional Continuing Education, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Retirement, School Community Programs, Systems Analysis
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education.
Identifiers: United Kingdom; United States