ERIC Number: ED365786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Liberal Adult Education--Perspectives and Projects. A Discussion Paper in Continuing Education. Number 4.
Duke, Chris, Ed.
This document contains 14 papers on the purposes and traditions, challenges and dilemmas, and new approaches and issues in liberal adult education. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Duke); "Decus et Tutamen: Liberal Adult Education" (Thomas); "Tradition in British University Adult Education and the WEA [Workers' Educational Association]" (Fieldhouse); "The WEA and Liberal Adult Education" (Ross); "Liberal Adult Education as Catalyst for Change: Everett Dean Martin and the American Association for Adult Education" (Day); "Liberal Adult Education and the Liberation of Adults" (Shimada); "Vocationalism, Competence and Dewey's Liberalism" (Hyland); "Contractualism: The Modern Alternative to Liberal Adult Education in the Australian University" (Bagnall); "The Liberal Tradition: How Liberal? Adult Education, the Arts and Multiculturalism" (Jones); "Accreditation: The Dilemma of Liberal Adult Education" (Benn); "Women's Education in Japan" (Yamamoto); "Liberal Adult Education: A Contemporary Approach" (McIntosh); "Adult Education from Below: Notes from a Participatory Action Research Project" (Schratz); "Lifelong Education a Necessity" (Gestrelius); and "Postscript--The Wadham Conversation" (Duke). (MN)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Education, Change Agents, College Programs, Competence, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Labor Education, Liberal Arts, Lifelong Learning, Participatory Research, Performance Contracts, Self Determination, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Warwick Univ., Coventry (England). Dept. of Continuing Education.
Identifiers: Australia; Great Britain; Japan; United States
Note: Based on papers presented at the Symposium on Liberal Adult Education (Oxford, England, July 13-16, 1992).