ERIC Number: ED070918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Oct-27
Reference Count: 0
The Church's Expanding Role in Adult Education. Summary Report of the Study Project. Paper Number Eight.
United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC.
Findings of a four-part project undertaken to study the historical and philosophic dimensions of adult education within the Roman Catholic Church are summarized. The four parts of the study are as follows: Part I. Background and History of Roman Catholic Adult Education (1. An Overview of Jewish, Protestant, and Catholic Adult Education; 2. Historical Perspectives and Current Profiles of American Protestant Adult Education; and 3. Historical Perspectives and Current Profiles of American Catholic Adult Education); Part II. Demonstration Projects (4. Reports of an Experiment with Internship as a Model for Training Professional Leaders of Religious Education; 5. Report of a Project Designed to Overcome Educational Apathy--Religious Education--among the Rural-Poor); Part III. Three Studies of Expanded Central Support Services (6. Report of Three Studies Investigating the Feasibility of Expanded Central Information Services--Information Exchange, Employment, Consultant Support; and Part IV. Diocesan Needs (7. Adult Education: The Diocesan View of Needed Programs; 8. Summary Report of the Study Project entitled "The Church's Expanding Role in Adult Education"). A Taxonomy of Adult Education Activities is included, under the headings of Basic Education; Community, Culture and Environment; Personal and Family; Training Teachers and Leaders; and Religious Education. (For related document, see AC 014 059.) (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Catholic Schools, Church Role, Classification, Demonstration Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational History, Educational Research, Educationally Disadvantaged, Information Dissemination, Leadership Training, Program Descriptions, Religious Education, Rural Population
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Inc., Wilmington, DE.
Authoring Institution: United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC.