ERIC Number: ED185236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Interagency Panel for Research and Development on Adulthood. Panel Documents: October 31, 1978, January 23, 1979, February 28, 1979, April 9, 1979.
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Social Research Group.
This report contains the proceedings of four sessions of the Interagency Panel for Research and Development on Adulthood (October 1978 - April 1979): (1) Postsecondary Education Reauthorization and the Adult/Nontraditional Learner, (2) Changing Socio-Demographics in the United States and Their Impact on Social Institutions, (3) Stress and Social Support throughout the Life Course, and (4) Cross-Agency Perspectives of Research and Development on Adulthood. The panel documents (and the meeting) provided forums for exchange and coordination among federal agencies having a research and development mandate in the area of cognitive and physical adult development. The complete text is provided for three presentations: "Overview by Activities in the Reauthorization of the Higher Education,""Old Age and Family Functioning," and "Research in Mental Health and Aging." The appendix, History of the Adulthood Panel: May 1977 - June 1978, contains notes from seven meetings of the panel. Topics include Lifetime Distribution of Education, Work and Leisure; Status of Research on Adult Development and the Limits of Human Educability; Population in Retirement and Approaching Retirement: Research Issues; Identification of Learning Needs of Adults; Occupational Mobility: Implications for Adult Development; Current Activities and Future Needs; and Human Competence from a Health Perspective. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Adults, Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Development, Educational Gerontology, Federal Government, Geriatrics, Gerontology, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Public Agencies, Research, Research Projects, Retirement
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Social Research Group.