ERIC Number: ED313028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Open Learning in the Community. A Collection of Conference Papers (Lancaster, England, March 1988).
Hodgson, Vivien, Ed.; And Others
The 18 papers presented at the conference reported in this document are grouped into four major sections. The first section, on the nature of open learning, includes "How Open Is Open Learning?" (H. Temple); "Open Learning and Community" (I. Cunningham); "Are We Really Open--With Our Learners and Ourselves?" (W. J. K. Davies); "Cross-Cultural Differences in the Perceptions of Open and Distance Learning in Britain and France" (D. Osborne and G. Lee); "The Production and Distribution of Knowledge through Open and Distance Learning" (S. Fox); and "Open to Question: Opportunities in Adult Basic Education" (J. Sanders). Papers in the second section, which considers open learning in the workplace, are: "A Paradox? Open Learning in a Bureaucracy" (S. Rose and R. Parker); "Open Learning within the Community of the Workplace" (M. Benwell and P. Hughes); "The Role of an External Support Centre in Supporting In-Company Learning Initiatives" (P. Critten); "Using Open Learning To Aid Management Development in the National Health Service" (D. Fisher and J. Durose); and "Increasing the Openness of Learning at Work" (R. Snell). The third section contains the following papers on open learning in practice: "Facilitation in Learner-Centred Programmes: A Self-Managed Learning Perspective on Co-Set Advising" (J. Cooper and A. Mailer); "Preparing a Study Guide to a Course Text Book" (A. Baker); "The Open University and Open Learning" (M. Richardson); "The Open University/Manpower Services Commission Community Programme--Barefoot Educators?" (A. Ballard); "The Education of Refugees in Africa: The Role of Open and Distance Learning" (T. Dodds); "Embedding Open Learning in Public Sector Further Education" (C. McAllister); and "Replan Open Learning Enterprise (ROLE): West Cumbria" (D. Dunstan). A list of contributors to the conference is appended. (GL)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Education, Adult Education, Bureaucracy, Community Education, Community Relations, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Job Training, Open Education, Refugees, Secondary Education, Staff Development
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cumbria Education Dept., Carlisle (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom