ERIC Number: ED199381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Research in Adult Education: Adult Education and Development. Report on the International Seminars Held at the Nordic Folk Academy (Kungalv, Sweden, June 25-27, 1979).
International Council for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).; Swedish National Federation of Adult Education Associations, Stockholm.
This publication contains reports, papers, and presentations from the International Seminar on Research in Adult Education and Development. The keynote address, The Role (Past, Present, and Future) of Adult Education in Development, reviews the five-year Design for Action from the 1976 International Conference on Adult Education and Development. The report of the research seminar contains these sections: key issues raised, summaries of ten papers and presentations (panels and consortium), and research needs. Titles include (1) Adult Learning--The Study Circle as Method, (2) The Role of Research in Adult Education Activities, (3) Recruitment to Adult Education--Research and Outreaching Activities, (4) Evaluation Plan for the National Adult Education Program in India, and (5) Issues in Participatory Research. The report of the second seminar contains these materials: observation, questions, and issues; strategies and recommendations; six national case studies; and reports on three international and four national development aid agencies. The case studies of adult education in practice describe literacy and health in Kenya, rural development in Honduras and Haiti, integrated child development services in India, women's participation in development in Nigeria, and Tanzania's Folk Development Colleges. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Case Studies, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Development, Economic Development, Educational Development, Educational Research, International Organizations, International Programs, International Relations, Literacy Education, National Organizations, National Programs, Rural Development, Seminars, Social Change
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).; Swedish National Federation of Adult Education Associations, Stockholm.