ERIC Number: ED181298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Managing Adult and Continuing Education Programs and Staff.
Langerman, Philip D., Ed.; Smith, Douglas H., Ed.
Developed to assist managers of adult and continuing education programs, this management guide contains thirteen chapters written by several authors selected for their expertise in their respective areas. These chapters are divided into three major sections. The first section includes three introductory chapters providing (1) an overview of this guide and a self-assessment diagnostic checklist for determining managerial competencies; (2) information on creating the right climate; and (3) a discussion of managerial role and style. Section 2 provides conceptual understanding and guidelines for managing programs in the areas of needs assessment (chapter 4); program coordination with a community (chapter 5); curriculum design and instructional strategies (chapter 6); and promoting and marketing adult and continuing education programs (chapter 7). Section 2 also contains information on developing and managing funds for adult and continuing education (chapters 8 and 9) and a final chapter (10) on effectively evaluating adult and continuing education programs and activities. Section 3 includes three chapters on managing people: relating people and tasks (chapter 11); communications and motivation of adult and continuing education staff (chapter 12); and conflict management, organizational and personnel needs, and performance evaluation (chapter 13). (BM)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Principles, Adult Education, Community Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Curriculum Design, Management Development, Needs Assessment, Organizational Communication, Personnel Evaluation, Personnel Management, Professional Continuing Education, Program Administration, Program Budgeting, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Staff Development
National Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (Order No. 751-01400; $12.95 to Association members; $14.95 to non-members)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education, Washington, DC.