ERIC Number: ED147575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Innovations in Continuing Education. Award-Winning New Programs.
National Univ. Extension Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
This document is a compilation of manuscripts describing seven programs which received the 1976 American College Testing Program and the National University Extension Association Innovative Awards in Continuing Education for making innovative contributions to the improvement of continuing education. Entry manuscripts for each of the following award-winning programs are included: (1) National Media Course (provides colleges and universities with course materials of unquestioned quality and makes possible the offering, nationally, of media-related courses), (2) Elderhostel (an educational hostel for the elderly designed to reawaken awareness of their capacity to meet change and challenge), (3) Adult Career Information Project (extends the occupational guidance, counseling, and training engaged in by the public and private educational system of Michigan), (4) Local Government Service Program (provides technical assistance to local governments establishing programs to solve community problems), (5) Working Together for Female Offenders (centered on discussion with female inmates of problems of incarcerated women (in Missouri) and solutions and alternatives for problems, including identifying resources available to assist in meeting their needs, (6) Bilingual Vocational Training of Dental Assistants (provides out-of-school unemployed persons of limited English-speaking ability with vocational training as dental assistants), and (7) Guidelines for Special Projects (designed to develop a strategy for two-way communication between a student and his or her faculty adviser). (EM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Bilingual Education, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Community Development, Correctional Rehabilitation, Dental Assistants, Educational Innovation, Educational Media, Females, Mass Media, National Programs, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Prisoners, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Development, Program Guides, Program Validation, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Student Projects, Student Teacher Relationship, Vocational Education
ACT Publications, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 (Order Number 4-5-3-77, $3.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Univ. Extension Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.