ERIC Number: ED282054
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Trends in Adult Education 1969-1984.
Hill, Susan T.
This report presents national statistics on trends of participation in adult education. The source of the data is the Survey of Adult Education that was conducted triennially between 1969 and 1984 by the Census Bureau for the Center for Education Statistics. Overall trends are portrayed through the use of graphs. Data are presented in these areas: characteristics of adult education participants, level of adult education activities, reasons for taking adult education, adult education courses taken for credit, providers of adult education, and financing of adult education. Detailed tables on adult education courses and participants in May 1984 are provided in Appendix I. Appendix II contains detailed information on the surveys, including sources of data, reliability of the estimates, and previously published reports on the Surveys of Adult Education (which provide detailed data for 1969-81). Appendix III has information on the 1984 survey standard error tables and their use as well as the 1984 survey form and flashcard. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Participant Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Statistics (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.