ERIC Number: ED237816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Innovations in Continuing Education. 1983 Award-Winning New Programs.
National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Presented are four award-winning projects from the 1983 American College Testing Program (ACT)/National University Continuing Education Association (NUCEA) competition for innovations in continuing education. The projects are categorized according to educational audience. In the category of instruction "Seminars, Courses, and Workshops for Antiquarians," a series of seminars, workshops, and short courses on the antique trade offered at Pennsylvania State University is described. A student services category "Hospital Volunteer Training Program for Prisoners," contains a hospital volunteer training program for long-term inmates of a Massachusetts minimum security prison. The third program, in the category of administration "Patient Relations in Hospitals: A Train-the-Trainer Approach," provides for the training of hospital health care workers. The final project, in the open category "Help: For You and Your Aging Parents," outlines a community service program publicizing the needs of the elderly. Each project description includes institutional affiliation, sources of funding, costs, number of participants, objectives, overview, and impact. (LP)
Descriptors: Awards, Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Health Personnel, Health Services, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Volunteer Training
NUCEA and the American College Testing Program (ACT), One Dupont Circle, Suite 420, Washington, DC, 20036-1168 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.