ERIC Number: ED180422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Looking Towards the Twenty-First Century: Continuing Education Comes of Age. Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Meeting, Association For Continuing Higher Education.
Association for Continuing Higher Education, Norman, OK.
Papers and summaries of workshop presentations from the fortieth annual meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education are compiled in this publication. The four major addresses include: "Public Policy and Lifelong Learning--How the Government Views Continuing Education" (Lloyd Davis); "The Past Is Prologue--The First Forty Years: Implications for the Future" (Lewis C. Popham); "Professional Development: Human and Material Resources" (Joseph P. Goddard); and "Thomas Jefferson As Adult Educator" (Saul Padover). Topics discussed include federal expenditure for lifelong learning programs, the historical evolution of continuing education, continuing professional development, and the impact of Jeffersonian ideals on higher education. Workshop topics include: grants, lobbying, financial aid, government relations, program development, management by objectives, teaching methods, professional development, career development, educational administration, and characteristics of the adult learner. An extensive appendix of Association information is included. (SF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Educational Economics, Educational History, Federal Aid, Government School Relationship, Grants, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Lobbying, Nontraditional Students, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Public Policy, Student Characteristics
Association for Continuing Higher Education, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73609
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Continuing Higher Education, Norman, OK.
Note: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (40th, Fort Worth, TX, November 5-8, 1979)