ERIC Number: ED198301
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Postsecondary and Adult Education: Current Activities and Directions at the National Institute of Education.
Hammond, Peirce; Adelman, Clifford
This document provides a review of the postsecondary and adult education activities (both current and planned) sponsored by the National Institute of Education's (NIE) three major program units. The first section focuses on activities of the Program on Educational Policy and Organization, including activities of the Postsecondary Organization and Management Studies Team, Postsecondary Education Finance Team, Postsecondary Desegregation research program, Legal and Governmental Studies Team, and Vocational Education Studies Team. The second section describes activities of the Program on Teaching and Learning, which have three emphases: adult learning, adult career development, and assessment of adult development and educational programs affecting adults. In the third section activities of the Program on Dissemination and Improvement of Practice are discussed. These include the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system and its sixteen clearinghouses and the Program to Increase the Participation of Minorities and Women in Educational Research and Development. The appendix is an annotated bibliography of recent NIE publications on postsecondary and adult education on these topics: general postsecondary; non-traditional postsecondary and adult learning; postsecondary organization, management, and finance; and women's studies. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Affirmative Action, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Civil Rights, Demonstration Programs, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Financial Support, Information Dissemination, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Technical Assistance, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.