ERIC Number: ED226228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Lifelong Learning Research Conference Proceedings (5th, College Park, MD, February 17-18, 1983).
Whaples, Gene C.; Rivera, William M.
These proceedings contain 47 papers presented at a conference focusing on nonformal adult education. Papers deal with 12 adult/continuing education content areas. These content areas and representative paper focuses are adult development (the role of gerontology programs in life transitions, the impact of development on adult learning), aging (life satisfaction and self-directedness, the relevance of Freire's approach to education to older adult education, nonformal education as an empowering process, educational benefits to students in lifecycle transitions, community adult education, neighborhood programming, working class learners, out-of-school education), corrections education, extension education (planning, adult learning as measured by dietary behavior change, effect of student involvement on student attitudes), history of adult education, institutional development (importance of topics in pre-retirement training, a model educational alliance), international education (adult education in West Germany, adult basic education teachers in Kuwait), learning theory (implications for delivery systems, comparison of adult learning theories), literacy (oral subculture membership of illiterate adults, factors influencing General Educational Development test scores), philosophy (tuition assistance, selection of adult education doctoral degree graduate students, impact of research and development, work and participation in vocational training), technology (cable television, audio conferencing), and volunteerism (types of nonformal education, volunteerism as adult education, volunteer characteristics). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Aging (Individuals), Continuing Education, Correctional Education, Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Institutions, International Education, Learning Theories, Lifelong Learning, Nonformal Education, Older Adults, Volunteers
University of Maryland, Dept. of Agricultural and Extension Education, Rm. 0220, Symons Hall, College Park, MD 20742 ($11.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Cooperative Extension Service.; Maryland Univ., College Park. Dept. of Agriculture and Extension Education.