ERIC Number: ED180421
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Nov-10
Reference Count: N/A
Growing With the Profession: The Development of Continuing Educators. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (39th, Montreal, Canada, November 6-10, 1977).
Rayburn, Wendell G., Ed.
The proceedings of the 1977 annual convention of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) are presented. The conference theme was "Growing with the Profession: The Development of Continuing Education." The following addresses are presented: President-Elect address by James R. McBride; "The Role of Continuing Education in the Educational Revolution," by Timothy S. Healy; "Professional Development in Celanese (Corporation) and Implications for Continuing Education Professionals," by Joseph F. Miraglia; and "Growth-Oriented Learning Environment," by Donald T. Rippey. Workshops were conducted on the following topics: two-year colleges, universities, medium colleges, evaluation of professional development, programs and activities for professional development, financing of professional development, ACHE role in professional development, faculty development, developing a personal growth plan, individual goals versus institutional goals, developing secretarial and part-time help, communication styles for continuing education practitioners, and how to evaluate those who teach continuing education courses. Problem clinics on professional development and full campus services at extension locations, a session on resource centers for professional development, and a business session were also held. (SW)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Business, College Faculty, Communication Skills, Educational Finance, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Professional Associations, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Teacher Educators, Two Year Colleges, Universities, Workshops
Association for Continuinq Higher Education, 451 Communications Bldg., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37916
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Continuing Higher Education, Norman, OK.