ERIC Number: ED215198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Lifelong Learning Research Conference Proceedings (4th, College Park, Maryland, February 12-13, 1982).
Whaples, Gene C., Comp.; Rivera, William M., Comp.
These conference proceedings contain 55 papers and symposia presented at the conference whose focus was on nonformal adult education. Papers deal with adult/continuing education concerns such as participatory research, ABLE (Adult Basic Level Education) parenting, army basic skills educational development, learning contracts, volunteerism, literacy, extension education for small farm operators, retired faculty as a resource, use of television for learning, learning, Personalized System of Instruction in adult basic education, aging, community-based learning, stress arousal measurement, effects of a peer counseling training program on older adults, death education, impact of older students on undergraduates, stress, self-directed learning, competency-based adult reading management system, community education, inservice education, adult reading strategies, psychosocial needs of low-literacy adults, consumer education, lifelong learning and women professionals, counseling services, distance education, satellite learning centers, and women's career development. Other areas include teaching, policy, community development, international education, and research methodology. Although most papers focus on conditions in the United States, adult education in modern Greece, an extension program for young families in Finland and a participatory agricultural extension approach in Tanzania are discussed. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Aging (Individuals), Basic Skills, Career Development, Community Education, Death, Extension Education, Females, International Education, Lifelong Learning, Nonformal Education, Older Adults, Professional Continuing Education, Research Methodology, Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Dept. of Agriculture and Extension Education.