ERIC Number: ED264393
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Adult Education and the Elderly. Case Studies from Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Background Materials. The Literacy Debate. General Discussion. Literacy and Women. Literacy and Health-Programmes. Adult Education and Development. Number 24.
Adult Education and Development, n24 Mar 1985
This journal issue contains 18 solicited articles on two major topics: adult education and the elderly, and the literacy debate. The articles on adult education and the elderly include "A Ripe Old Age," republished from a newsletter of the British aid organization OXFAM; "Special Programme for Retirees: A Model Project in Cali, Colombia," by Gerardo Mondragon; "The Eternal Return," by Nqang O'Khan Kabwasa; "Aspects of Aging in India," by Ashis Bose; "Programmes for the Aged in Singapore," by Lim Hoy Pick; "Lifelong Learning: Educational Opportunities for the Elderly in South Korea," by Synghan Kim; "Burial Cult in Korea," by Mirok Li; "Death, an Indefinable Theme" a working paper of the German Adult Education Association; and "Approaches to Education for Retired People in the Federal Republic of Germany," by Monika Volker. Articles on the literacy debate include "Without Literacy, Development Limps on One Leg," by Harbans Bhola; "Now I Have Learned the Sudanese Word 'Musharaka' (='Participation')," by Bernd Pflug; "Are You Literate? A Collage," by Bernd Pflug; "WHY and HOW Literacy for Women: Some Thoughts in the Indian Context," by Kamla Bhasin; "Illiteracy, Women, and Development: Questions and Reflections," by Lalita Ramdas; "Adult Literacy by 1990," by Hans Raj Gugnani; "Adult Education and Rural Development," by Ranjit Singh; "Developing the Skills of Illiterate Health Workers," by A. R. El Tom, N. Mubarak, S. Wesley, M. H. Matthews, and D. Lauro; "Literacy Not Vital in Primary Care," by William R. Brieger; and "Action Research: A New Sociological Approach in Developing Countries," by Nelly Stromquist. Book reviews and suggested readings are included in the journal. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Allied Health Occupations Education, Comparative Education, Death, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educationally Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries, Home Health Aides, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, Poverty, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: German Adult Education Association, Bonn (West Germany).