ERIC Number: ED294991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics in Adult, Technical and Vocational Education including Distant Education. Pre-Conference Paper for Action Group 7 of the International Congress on Mathematics Education (6th, Budapest, Hungary, July 27-August 3, 1988). Occasional Paper 97.
This planning paper reviews the topics that are pertinent to a conference action group on mathematics in adult, technical, and vocational (including distance) education. The first section of the paper provides an overview of the need for and current practices for providing mathematics instruction in vocational-technical, adult, and distance education programs. The second section discusses the impact of new technologies on the need for infusing mathematics instruction into adult and vocational programs and the importance of providing such instruction in developing nations. Both the first and second sections include information on how these topics have been covered in the past. The third section outlines the planned organization and working structure of the action group, including possible topics for each of the action group's subgroups and subgroup sessions. A list of references is also included. (MN)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bielefeld Univ. (West Germany).