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ERIC Number: ED024882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Pages: 59
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Twenty-Four Group Methods and Techniques in Adult Education.
Carpenter, William L.
This booklet is designed to give the adult educator a brief overview of 24 group methods and techniques that have been used to good advantage by many groups and organizations: audience reaction teams; brainstorming; buzz sessions; case study; colloquies; committees; conferences; conventions; discussion groups; demonstrations; field trips or tours; forums; institutes; interviews; lectures or speeches; listening teams; panels; question periods; role playing; seminars; short courses; skits; symposia; and workshops. Information on each type of activity includes a definition, areas of most effective use, major reasons for using the activity, major advantages and limitations, physical requirements, procedures, and similarity to other methods and techniques. Some additional methods, techniques, and devices are also noted, together with criteria for the selection of specific methods and techniques. (author/ly)
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Adult Education.