ERIC Number: ED313512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Entering the 90's: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future. National Conference on Adult and External Degree Programs (9th, Tampa, Florida, October 11-13, 1989).
Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
This report of a conference on distance learning/adult education programs contains the following papers: "Adult Learners, Distance Education, and Technology: It's the Future, but Can We Get There from Here?" (Gulliver, Wright); "Minority Student Response to External Adult Degree Program Education" (Gillett, Sutphin); "Methods in Project Development: Applications of Collaborative Learning Technique and Writing Theory to Research Projects of Adult Students" (Fishman, Bunnell, and McNees); "Quality Assurance in Alternative Graduate Education" (Francis); "Closing Distances in Adult Education" (Roberts, Granger); "Redefining Liberal Education and Restructuring General Education: A Way of Helping to Meet Society's Need for Educating the Unemployed/Unemployable" (Leith); "Graduate Liberal Studies for Adults: Recent Progress and Future Prospects for a Growing Program Area" (O'Callaghan, Davis); "The Future of Distance-Directed Adult Study and the Liberal Arts: The Electronic External Degree of the Woods Project" (Watts); "Does Education Make a Difference? A Survey of Graduates" (Holm); "Self-Assessment: Reflection on the Past Which Helps Set Future Directions" (Taylor, Marienau); "Part-Time Faculty, Administrators, and Learners: Adversaries or Partners in the Learning Contract" (Corso, Barden); "Utilizing Your PC in Recruitment and Retention in an External Degree Program for Adult Learners" (Swan); "Beyond Chocolate and Vanilla: Reaching the 33 Flavor Market" (Miner); "Theories of Adult Development: A Comparative View" (De L'eau); and "The Goals of Higher Education and the Adult Student" (Roxby). (CML)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Note: The 16-page paper by De L'eau contains blurred type and will not reproduce well.