ERIC Number: ED187297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Nov-8
Reference Count: N/A
Life Long Learning: Rhetoric or Reality? Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, Association for Continuing Higher Education (41st, Toronto, Canada, November 4-8, 1979).
Meeker, Josephine P., Ed.
Proceedings of the 1979 annual meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education concerning the topic of lifelong learning are presented. The past, present, and future of lifelong learning and the adult learner were considered in addresses and discussion. Workshops addressed the following areas: integration and development of adjuncts clinic; a problem clinic for private colleges; innovations in registration procedures; creative program development; the pros and cons of continuing education units; current problem clinic for old timers; adult learning research; women as a growing clientele; building basic skills with computer-based education (Control Data-PLATO); in-house counseling vs. external brokering; marketing and promotion; faculty control; government relations and lobbying; experiential learning; program evaluation; fund raising; rural evaluation; education for the handicapped; education for older adults; and continuing education for professions. Information on association business and changes is appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Computer Oriented Programs, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Units, Disabilities, Educational Counseling, Faculty Development, Females, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Middle Aged Adults, Program Development, Public Relations, Reentry Students, Rural Areas, School Registration, Womens Education
Association for Continuing Higher Education, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37916
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Continuing Higher Education, Knoxville, TN.