ERIC Number: ED113454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec-10
Reference Count: N/A
Study of Adult Education--Interim Report.
Kurland, Norman D.
The first phase of the study on "The Education of Adults in New York in the Last Quarter of the Twentieth Century" was directed toward determining past, present, and future needs in adult education by conducting various interviews and examining literature in the field. Observations indicate that lifelong learning will be a central concern of education in the future, and much needs to be done to make lifelong learning available to all. A proposed "agenda for action" focuses on examination throughout the State of the Areas of: (1) financing, (2) information, (3) counseling, (4) adult learning goals, and (5) the role of the media, particularly television. Additional State or Federal financing for adult part-time students, information dissemination of adult education opportunities, and increased educational/vocational counseling are all viewed as major areas of concern. Proposed focus on adult learning goals has been narrowed to the initial key topic of adult knowledge regarding children and youth, with later emphasis on public affairs, occupations, and the elderly. Special attention is being directed to the role of television in adult education. Working papers on the five areas are being compiled to be used in future proposed consensus building conferences. (EA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York