ERIC Number: ED194759
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: N/A
Historical Perspectives of CSLEA. Volume 1. Notes and Essays: 1952-1959.
Charters, Alexander N., Comp.
This is the first of eight volumes consisting of series of publications of the Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults (CSLEA), such as Notes and Essays, Research Reports, Occasional Papers, and Conference Reports. These materials provide both theory and practice ln the area of non-credit adult liberal education offered by colleges and universities. This volume contains numbers 1-9, 11-13, 15, 18-19, 22-26 in the series, Notes and Essays on Education for Adults, October 1952-November 1959. Titles include (1) The Pooling of Ignorance? Discussion in the College Classroom; (2) Significant Research in Adult Education; (3) Evaluating Courses, Not Students: An Evening College Experiment with Objective Devices; (4) Social Roles of the Middle-Aged Person: A Method of Identifying the Needs of Adults; (5) Television and the University; (6) A School for Optimists (3 papers); (7) The Liberation of the Adult; (8) Adult Education as a Time-Binding Process; (9) Mass Society and Liberal Education; (10) New Directions for University Adult Education: Institution-Centered (2 papers); (11) Psychological Needs of Adults; (12) Schooling for Maturity; (13) Professional Preparation of Adult Educators (symposium); (14) Liberal Education (discussion summary); (15) Especially for Adults; (16) Learning and Teaching through Discussion; (17) Pleasures in Learning (11 essays); (18) Major Trends in Higher Adult Education; (19) Liberal Education for Adults Re-examined: The Queens College Program; and (20) Higher Adult Education: Its Place and Its Function. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, College Programs, Colleges, Continuing Education, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Evening Programs, Extension Education, General Education, Higher Education, Middle Aged Adults, Needs Assessment, Program Descriptions, Psychological Needs, Student Needs, Teacher Education, Universities
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Publications Program in Continuing Education.; Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults, Brookline, MA.