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ERIC Number: ED039400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 59
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24 Group Methods and Techniques in Adult Education.
Carpenter, William L.
This guide is designed to give adult educators a brief overview of group methods and techniques. The following 24 are covered: audience reaction teams, brainstorming, buzz sessions, case studies, colloquies, committees, conferences, conventions, demonstrations, discussion groups, field trips or tours, forums, institutes, interviews, lectures or speeches, listening teams, panels, question periods, role playing, seminars, short courses, skits, symposia, and workshops. Within each activity are included the definition, areas of most effective use, reasons or advantages associated with use, limitations on its use, physical requirements, procedure, and similarity to other methods and techniques. Some additional person-to-person or individual approaches, audiovisual devices, and extensive methods and mass media are also enumerated. The document includes suggested readings and a 15 category matrix showing special characteristics of each method or technique. (LY)
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