ERIC Number: ED237634
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
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Aspects of Adult Education.
This book presents an overview of and prescription for adult education in India. Following an introduction to the problem of illiteracy in India, the book's 14 chapters cover a broad spectrum of adult education issues. Topics discussed include adult education and national development; roles of voluntary organizations, universities, colleges, and students in adult education; management principles in adult education; extension and adult education programs; and research in adult education. Some adult education programs functioning on the national level and in Tamil Nadu are described. The book also offers suggestions for creating and implementing programs for rural women, provides techniques for action programs, and suggests a training methodology for adult educators. Extensive appendixes to the book provide statistics on literacy in India, organizing adult programs, use of television, national plans for literacy, teaching aids, evaluation tools, adult education agencies, and a glossary of terms. A bibliography also is included in the book. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Economic Development, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Television, Literacy Education, National Organizations, National Programs, Program Development, Public Policy, Teacher Education, Teacher Educator Education, Teaching Methods, Womens Education
New Era Publications, Post Box No. 2459, Raja Annamalaipuram, Madras-600 028.
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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