ERIC Number: ED110712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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Research in Adult Education in the British Isles: Abstracts and Summaries, Principally of Master and Doctoral Theses Presented Since 1945.
Charnley, Alan H.
The 191 graduate theses and research papers (dated 1945-1974) which are summarized in this volume provide a descriptive account of the adult education movement in the British Isles as well as reflect the nature of research that has been conducted by many types of institutions. All of the research included is available on interlibrary loan. Theses and papers are grouped into eight main sections with topical subheadings. Each summary/abstract includes title, author's aim, method, discussion, findings, and coding (additional classification). Listed below are the main sections, subheadings, and the number of theses or papers: Section 1, Historical and Descriptive Surveys (12); Section 2, Particular Movements and Organizations: Mechanics' Institutes, political and religious reform societies, cooperative education, university extra-mural teaching and the Workers' Educational Association, local adult education, residential education, technical training, HM Forces/Merchant Navy, education for women, retirement, library service, and mass media (57); Section 3, Participation in Adult Education: composition of students, attitudes/motives/behavioral patterns, literacy, attendance (44); Section 4, Theory of Education (15); Section 5, Curricula and Courses (5); Section 6, Educational Methodology (34); Section 7, Guidance and Counseling (6); Section 8, Organization and Administration (9); Section 9, Staffing (9). (EA)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Educational History, Educational Methods, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Guidance, Organizations (Groups), Reference Materials, Student Participation, Teachers
National Institute of Adult Education, 35 Queen Anne Street, London WIM OBL, England ($15.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)