ERIC Number: ED257935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Innovations in Continuing Education. 1982 Award-Winning New Programs.
National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Descriptions are provided of the eight 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 the Lancaster Learn-Over-Lunch Program, Franklin and Marshall College; Wellness at the Workplace Project, National University; The Professional Designation in Personal Financial Planning (honorable mention), University of California-Los Angeles Extension; and Humanities Hostel (honorable mention), Western Illinois University. In the category, Administration/Organization, the winners are "The Colleague"--An Outreach Approach to Faculty in Continuing Education, University of Utah, and The Birdwood Pavilion: An Environment Designed for Adult Learners (honorable mention), University of Virginia. The winners of the final category, which may include combinations of the above categories, are The Academy of Lifelong Learning, University of Deleware; and Radio Comes to Pocahontas County (honorable mention), West Virginia University. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing Education, Cultural Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Radio, Extension Education, Faculty Development, Financial Services, Humanities, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Lifelong Learning, Noncredit Courses, Nontraditional Education, Occupational Safety and Health, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Occupations, Program Descriptions
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 039 116.