ERIC Number: ED022077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959
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Organization and Administration of Adult Education.
Brunner, Edmund deS.; And Others
The little research which has been done in the areas of organization and administration of adult education has largely consisted of descriptive data such as faculty status, size, salary and size of staff of directors of adult education in schools, evening colleges, or university extension divisions. Many descriptive studies of public school adult education are of this type, with special attention to curriculum and enrollment, but Burton R. Clark's study made in Los Angeles gives considerable attention to administrative concerns and points out the marginal position of adult education in the public school system. In other agencies which provide adult education, such as those in which it is the prime purpose, such as university and agricultural extension and correspondence schools, and those in which it is a marginal activitiy, such as public schools, museums, libraries, labor unions, and churches, administrative arrangements vary widely. One study of extension programs revealed that working through existing organizations provided a successful program. (sg)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agencies, Educational Administration, Public School Adult Education, Research Reviews (Publications)
Adult Education Association of the U.S.A., 1225 19th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
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Note: Chapter 7 in AN OVERVIEW OF ADULT EDUCATION RESEARCH by Edmund deS. Brunner And Others.