ERIC Number: ED321625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Shaping a Cohesive Agenda: Next Steps. National Conference on Adult and External Degree Programs. (7th, Memphis, Tennessee, October 7-10, 1987).
Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Proceedings of an international conference on adult and external degree programs are presented. Selected papers are drawn from the areas of distance learning, support services, intra-institutional, curriculum, and teaching. They include: "Uses of Distance Education for Graduate Professional Degrees" (Ruth J. Person and Raymond Vondran); "Library Services of Off-Campus Programs" (William Aguilar, Marie Kascus, and Doris R. Brown); "Reducing Opposition in the University" (Joseph Baglio); "Integrating the Teaching of Thinking, Writing and Math Reasoning into Distance Learning" (Dan A. Davis); "The Capstone Student: Breaking Boundaries and Building Bridges Intra-Institutionally" (Robert Carter); "Students: An Untapped Resource for Adult Programs" (Thomas E. McDuffie); "Quality in Off-Campus Videobased Graduate Technical Education" (Stanley A. Huffman and Harvey R. Stone); "Demonstration of Baccalaureate-Level Competency" (Thomas Taaffe and Lenore Burgard); "Building Faculty Consensus at a Distance" (Judy Deleau); "Non-Traditional Programs: The Programs People Love to Hate" (Colin Silverthorne); "Orienting the Adult Learner" (John C. Adams, Daniel Fulks, and Norma J. Strickland); "Overarching Themes: An Approach to Curriculum Design" (Sarah Evans); "Articulation of Proprietary Schools and College: A Model" (Terry Dunford); "Program Enhancement through Publications" (John Walter Mey); "Contextual Knowing: Teaching Strategies for Adults" (Donald B. Pribor); "Curricula for Mid-Career Professionals" (Merl Baker); "Research in Distance Learning" (Bobbi L. Kamil, Joyce Nielsen, James F. Niss, and Paul W. Grimes); "Marketing to Adult Learners" (Nancie Thole, Sharon O'Brien, and Susan English); "Advisement of Adult Learners: Research from the Field" (Jan-Marie Spanard and Ulestine Watson); "Curricular Innovation in Graduate Professional Education: The Balance with Liberal Learning" (Jean W. Knoll and Catherine Marineau); "Archiving as Means to Study Teaching" (Sharon E. Simone); "New Opportunities in Distance Learning" (Daniel Granger and Michael F. Beaudoin); "Teaching Adult Teachers about Teaching Adult Learners" (Jack Hirschfeld); "Silicon and Ivy: New Pathways to Higher Education" (William J. Seaton); "Models of Individualized Degree Programs" (Kent Warren); "External Degree Programs: Lessons from Experience" (Anna Bolling, Earl Hausle, and Karla M. Klinger); and Transcripting of Non-Traditional or Extra-Institutional Credits" (Marie Redwine). Author and institution indexes are provided. Contains references throughout. (KM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, College Curriculum, College Instruction, College Programs, Distance Education, External Degree Programs, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Marketing, Teaching Methods
The Alliance, Adult Degree Program, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA 24401 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Also sponsored by the International University Consortium.