ERIC Number: ED193421
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Distinguished Adult Educators Explore Issues/Trends/Strategies in Adult/Continuing Education. A Compendium of Lectures and Resource Documents from a Seminar in Adult Education at the University of New Mexico.
Bowes, S. Gregory, Ed.
Six papers on various topics of adult education are contained in these proceedings. The following papers are included: (1) "Self-Guided Learning and Change," by Allen Tough--a review of research that shows that nine of ten adults engage in approximately ten hours of informal but purposeful learning per week. (2) "Needs Assessment Strategies and Techniques," by Malcolm Knowles--a "how-to" for finding individual and organizational needs and a guide for self-directed learning for both learners and teachers. (3) "Marketing and Promotion Strategies and Techniques," by Stanley Grabowski--a "how to" for selling adult continuing education. (4) "Competency-Based Instruction for Adults," by Judith Klikun--defines competency-based education and discusses its use in adult education programs. (5) "Learning How to Learn," by Robert Smith--discusses learning motivation, styles of learning, and implications of learning-how-to-learn for adult educators. (6) "Counseling the Adult Learner," by Violet Malone--emphasizes the role of the counselor and the counseling function of the adult educator. Bibliographies are provided for each paper. (The sessions were videotaped and used for staff development activities for adult educators in New Mexico.) (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque.
Note: For a related document see CE 025 900.