ERIC Number: ED246230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings: Annual Conference of the Council on the Continuing Education Unit (1st, Memphis, Tennessee, June 21-22, 1979).
Council on the Continuing Education Unit, Silver Spring, MD.
These nine presentations are intended for the benefit of those organizations and institutions offering or proposing to offer the continuing education unit (CEU). Paul J. Grogan discusses the need for the CEU and its worth. Considering the CEU from the perspective of higher education, Grover J. Andrews lists criteria required in the development and utilization of a CEU plan, describes groups interested in the CEU, and identifies three cautions for the providers. Josephine Darmstaetter considers the CEU from the perspective of the professions, focusing on the adoption of the CEU by the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses. Audrey F. Spector suggests opportunities for Council members to strengthen continuing education through effective use of the CEU. John R. Valley reviews CEU research, reports findings of a survey on research needs, and makes suggestions regarding the Council's future research role. Jewell R. Calderon describes procedures set up by Virginia Commonwealth University for awarding CEUs. Suggestions for CEU recordkeeping and reporting are the focus of Lloyd L. Joyner's paper. Irma Bolte discusses CEU participant evaluation and quality assurance with continuing nursing education as the frame of reference. Louis E. Phillips addresses the status of mandatory continuing education. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on the Continuing Education Unit, Silver Spring, MD.
Note: These Proceedings do not contain all presentations at the conference.