ERIC Number: ED198364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Overview of Training Practices Incorporating Adult Learning. Selected Federal Legislation and Programs Relating to Adult Learning.
American Univ., Washington, DC. Adult Learning Potential Inst.
This document--a survey identifying federal legislation and programs that in some way address the adult learner--is one in a series of four developed to provide a comprehensive overview of the scope of training practices relating to adult learning. It provides a panoramic view of adult learning in response to national priorities based upon patterns of legislation beginning with the Sixty-sixth Congress, 1919-1921, and the resultant federal programs emanating out of the specific acts of Congress since then. Section 1 contains these summary tables: overview of eight federal departments (and twenty-six agencies within them) and seven independent agencies offering programs relating to adult learning; frequency of types of assistance; index of federal programs relating to adult learning by types of assistance; and patterns of congressional activity in enacting legislation relating to adult learning, for which is presented the following information: Congress that enacted the legislation, title of legislation, title of existing federal program, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) catalog number. In section 2, The Survey, is found the table of results regarding the 195 programs surveyed. Information provided includes (1) title and/or number of legislation, (2) administrating federal agency, (3) OMB Catalog number, (4) existing program, (5) type of assistance offered by the program, (6) dollar allocation for fiscal years 1977, 1978, 1979, and (7) program description. (YLB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: American Univ., Washington, DC. Adult Learning Potential Inst.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small, light print. For related documents see ED 190 769 and CE 028 081-084.