ERIC Number: ED120445
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct-22
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Continuing Education--Lifelong Learning.
Ziegler, Jerome M.
The document presents a discussion of continuing education in Pennsylvania in relation to the state of the art nationwide. At the national level, adult education participants (15,734,000) was double the number of college students during 1971-72. Continuing education is defined for Pennsylvania as "a course/activity which is considered to be outside the regular administrative structure and schedule." The 102 institutions reporting offerings in adult/continuing education courses involve: (1) 11,428 full-or part-time faculty in 1,008 locations, (2) 10,709 distinct offerings with 18,391 sections, and (3) 447,214 total resignations. Problems in the implementation of continuing education are listed, and recommendations for the establishment of a task force for the purpose of studying the issues are presented. (Author/EC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania