ERIC Number: ED257934
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Innovations in Continuing Education. 1981 Award-Winning New Programs.
National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Descriptions are provided of the six programs selected as award-winning innovations on the basis of universal application and potential for greatest impact for the improvement of continuing education. Each description contains this information: program name, name of principal person, name and institution to whom award would be made, source of funding, cost of program, number of participants in program, program objectives, and a narrative description/outline of the project. Winners in the category, Instructional Programs, are Medication and You: Drug Utilization among the Elderly, University of Wisconsin--Extension; An Integrated Program of Noncredit Lecture/Discussion Series in the Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana--Champaign; and Music for Senior Adults (honorable mention), University of Kentucky. The winner in the category, Student Services and Counseling, is Student Advisor Program (honorable mention), University of Maryland. In the category, Administration/Organization, the winner is The University of Wisconsin Small Business Development Center: A Model for Merged University Systems, University of Wisconsin--Extension. The winner of the final category, which may include combinations of the above categories, is Substance Abuse Education through Theatre, University of South Carolina. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Business Administration, Continuing Education, Demonstration Programs, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Fine Arts, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Management Development, Noncredit Courses, Nontraditional Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, School Counseling, Small Businesses
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Note: For related documents, see ED 147 575, ED 173 566, ED 189 292, ED 237 816, and CE 039 117.