ERIC Number: ED226116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research Conference on Adult and Continuing Education (1st, DeKalb, IL, October 8-9, 1982).
Czisny, Ken, Ed.
These proceedings contain 19 papers and 3 symposia from a research conference on adult and continuing education. Topics of the presentations are staff development needs of Indiana adult basic and secondary instructional staff, the advocate counseling model as a teaching tool for self-advocacy, needs assessment of three age groups of adult learners, institutional inhibitors to school administrator and teacher professionalism, middle-aged attitudes toward older persons and attitude change, the relationship between preservice teacher education and directed teaching performance, program promotion information needs of prospective participants in continuing professional education, continuing learning among nurses, a model for the use of scientific information in solving problems of educational practice, adults' pace through college, second language learning, staff training in competency-based adult education, impacts of long range planning for community development education, inservice education evaluation, characteristics and problems of adult higher education students, events that trigger adults' college enrollment, Texas alcoholism education programs, implications of evaluability for improving adult education programs, and prevocational education of the incarcerated mentally ill. The symposia focus on organizing continuing professional education, adult learning disability, and continuing education for health educators. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Adult Vocational Education, Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Faculty Development, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Disabilities, Mental Disorders, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Continuing Education, Program Improvement, Secondary Education, Student Characteristics, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Milwaukee. School of Education.