ERIC Number: ED064564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
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Agenda for Comparative Studies in Adult Education: Report from the International Expert Meeting, 1972. Ordre du Jour sur Etudes Comparees en Education pour adultes: Nouvelles de la Reunion d'Experts Internationale, 1972.
Blakely, Robert, Ed.; And Others
A report in both English and French of the International Experts Meeting on Comparative Adult Education, held in Nordborg, Denmark, January 15 to 23, 1972, and attended by 35 adult education leaders from 15 countries, is presented. The sections of the report are as follows: 1. Summary and Conclusions; 2. Present Situation and Future Development of Comparative Adult Education--Why Comparative Adult Education, What Are the Obstacles, and How to Progress; and 3. Appendices: A. List of Participants, B. Synopsis of the Program, C. List of Papers and Other Material, D. Document of Work Group on Data Collection and Dissemination, and E. List of Suggested Topics of Research. The meeting focused on defining comparative education as a field of academic study; examined the problem of collecting and disseminating data; and discussed the methods available to researchers. Twenty-three conclusions were reached; these are presented in their relation to (1) Collection and Dissemination of Data, (2) Comparative Adult Education Teaching and Research, (3) Publications, and (4) Post-meeting Agenda. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Programs, Comparative Education, Conferences, Data Collection, Information Dissemination, International Programs, Professional Personnel, Program Development, Research, Teaching
Library of Continuing Education, 107 Roney Lane, Syracuse, N. Y. 13210 ($2.00)
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Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Publications Program in Continuing Education.