ERIC Number: ED288954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
A Primer of Adult Education. Surveys and Studies.
Charters, Alexander Nathaniel
This primer aims to help adult educators form a conceptual framework that will enable them to relate their daily activities to overall plans and procedures. Section I presents some definitions of the field of adult education, its development, and conceptual foundations. Section II discusses the clientele of adult education and specific problems that arise in adult learning endeavors. Section III addresses aspects of the delivery system for adult education. Program evaluation is also discussed. Section IV is concerned with the evaluation of programmes and Section V with the funding of adult education. An appendix is devoted to material available to educators of adults. It contains a select bibliography, an outline of the International Handbook of Resources for Educators of Adults, and a list of international bodies and national associations with responsibilities or interests in the area of adult education. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Literacy, Adult Education and Rural Development.