ERIC Number: ED316664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
A Source Book on Adult Education.
Shah, S. Y., Ed.
Intended for policy planners, administrators, and scholars, this document contains summaries and excerpts of official government of India documents published since 1939 on adult education. The document is in three parts. The first part contains government documents that deal exclusively with adult education. Their subjects include adult education in British India, a scheme of social education in India, social education literature, operation of social education in India, the concept of social education, literacy among industrial workers in India, national adult education program and policy, post-literacy programs, a review of the national adult education program, motivational aspects of the adult education programme, adult education and extension through universities and colleges, university system and extension as the third dimension, and a mission approach to literacy. Part 2 summarizes and excerpts government documents that are not devoted exclusively to, but that apply to, adult education. They include materials on the role of adult education in rural development in British India, the role of literacy in political education, the state and the literacy campaign, women and adult education, emotional integration and the role of adult education, the selective and mass approaches to literacy, national development and adult education, nonformal education, equality and adult education, and the national program of adult education. Part 3 lists the year and location of the establishment of important institutions, conferences, seminars, and workshops in Indian adult education. Also listed are U.S. and Indian library collections, 75 books, 59 research studies, and 79 doctoral dissertations on adult education. (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Inservice Education, Labor Force Development, Library Collections, Literacy Education, Mass Instruction, Political Science, Rural Development, Womens Education
Directorate of Adult Education, Government of India, 10 Jamnagar Hutments, Shah Jahan Road, New Delhi, India 110001 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi (India). Directorate of Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: India