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ERIC Number: ED351960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Oct-8
Pages: 232
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Our Horizons. National Conference on Alternative and External Degree Programs for Adults (12th, Evanston, Illinois, October 8-10, 1992).
Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
This report of a workshop on various aspects of adult learning and education contains the following papers: "Take This Job And Shape It: Using Journal Writing to Enrich Your Professional Life" (David Shallenberger, Phyllis Walden); "Assessing Math Skills of Adult Learners" (Betty Hurley Lawrence); "Using Visual Arts for Cultural Analysis: Adult Learners in the Renaissance" (Betty LoSardo); "'As the Hub Turns': Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces Acting on Long Distance/Extended Site Learning Centers" (Robert D. Clark and others); "Distance Learning and a Dynamic Assessment of Quality" (Daniel Granger and Kate Gulliver); "A Comprehensive Plan for Program Evaluation" (Dan A. Davis); "Who Are We Really Teaching? Who Is Learning? Creating and Using Institutional Profiles of Adult Students" (Richard A. Schalinske and others); "Alternative Approaches to Inquiry: Conceptions of Self, Knowledge, and Curriculum in Adult Degree Programs" (Mary S. Carlson); "Achieving the Purposes of Liberal Arts Education: A Developmental Approach" (Edith Kusnic); "Curriculum Issues for Non-Traditional Programs: General Education for Civic Effectiveness" (Robert H. McKenzie); "The Unknown Territory of This Side of the Horizon: Adult Education in an Incoherent Culture" (Lee Herman and Allan Mandell); "Internships and Field Experience Learning for Adult and Nontraditional Students" (Susanne B. Darnell); "Transforming Learners into Scholars through Writing" (Carole Ganim); "Diversity in the Classroom: Group Strategies" (Miriam Ben-Yoseph and Edward Harris); "Those Who Sell, Organize, Compute, Write, Market, Design, Manage... May Also Be Able to Teach With Little Stimulus from an Academic Institution. However, Are Part-Time Faculty Receptive to Programs to Improve Vitality?" (Mark Fenster); "Developing, Assessing, and Improving Faculty Quality through Peer Review" (Donald B. Clardy and Elaine Cahalan Hollinsbe); "The Dilemma of Practitioner Research: Lessons from Ethnography and Practice" (Irene Philip Stoller); "Illuminative Evaluation: A Strong Measure of Academic Advising Effectiveness for the Adult Learner" (Mary J. Didelot); "Questioning Adult Learners" (Sylvain Nagler and others); "Academic Advising as a Basis for Program Development" (Karla Klinger); "Factors Contributing to the Importance of Advisors" (Diane Ganiere and Patrick Kavanaugh); "Library Services for Adult Students: What Difference Do They Make?" (Susan Swords Steffen and Gary S. Ruther); "The Contact Hour Conundrum: What Difference Does It Make? The Impact of Reduced Contact Hours in a Degree Program for Working Adults" (Lillian Barden); and "Hello Out There: Getting In Touch With Potential Students" (Michael C. T. Brookes and Margaret Watkins). (GLR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
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