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ERIC Number: ED013405
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Jul-31
Pages: 166
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SURVEY OF UNIVERSITY ADULT EDUCATION IN THE METROPOLITAN AREA OF NEW YORK.
ELLWOOD, CAROLINE
THIS SURVEY OF UNIVERSITY-LEVEL ADULT CREDIT AND NON CREDIT COURSES COVERS OVER 30 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN GREATER NEW YORK--LARGELY EVENING COLLEGES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS. AN HISTORICAL REVIEW PORTRAYS THE GROWTH OF LIBERAL ADULT EDUCATION SINCE THE FOUNDING OF COOPER UNION IN 1859. A SURVEY OF ADULT EDUCATORS SHOWED LARGELY NONPROFESSIONAL, PART-TIME INSTRUCTORS OF DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS AND A NEED FOR MORE INSERVICE TRAINING AND CLOSER COMMUNICATION WITH ADMINISTRATORS AND OTHER FACULTY. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDE--A CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION IN NEW YORK, COORDINATED SELF-STUDY BY ALL UNIVERSITY ADULT EDUCATION DIVISIONS, JOINT PLANNING TO DETERMINE FUTURE AREAS OF CONCERN, SEMINARS FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS, CONTINUING EDUCATION ON URBAN PROBLEMS, AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS TO UPGRADE THE EDUCATION AND SOCIAL AWARENESS OF DISADVANTAGED ADULTS. ALSO NOTED ARE 15 PROGRAMS PRIMARILY FOR WOMEN, 20 PROJECTS IN NEW YORK STATE UNDER TITLE 1 OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965, AND SIX SPECIAL DEGREE PROGRAMS. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES NUMEROUS CHARTS AND TABLES AND 33 INSTITUTIONAL PROFILES.) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. School of Continuing Education and Extension Services.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)