ERIC Number: ED251604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Nov-7
Reference Count: 0
A Methodological Study of the Citizen's Learning Network in a Small-size City in Japan.
This guide presents a description of a typical citizens' learning network in a small-sized city in Japan, guidelines for establishing and administering a similar network, and a copy of the regulations of the citizens' learning network in Munakata, Japan. Addressed in the first part of the volume are the following topics: the nature and scope of a citizens' learning network, the purposes of such a network, the recruitment process and selection criteria used in choosing volunteer teachers to staff a citizen's learning network, criteria for selecting programs and areas of learning, two different procedures for participating in a network, information concerning learners, and a flowchart depicting the system of a learning network. The regulations provided deal with general principles governing the citizen's learning network in Munakata, its administrative system, its use of volunteer teachers, network-sponsored learning activities, general affairs, and subsidiary rules and amendments of the regulations. Concluding the guide is a newsletter written in Japanese. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Adult Education, Community Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Facilities, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Financial Support, Guidelines, Information Networks, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Networks, Nonformal Education, Nonschool Educational Programs, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Teacher Recruitment, Urban Areas, Urban Education, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Citizens Learning Networks (Japan); Japan
Note: Paper presented at the National Adult Education Conference (Louisville, KY, November 7, 1984).