ERIC Number: ED333148
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Commission of Professors of Adult Education. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (Salt Lake City, Utah, October 28-30, 1990).
Blunt, Adrian, Ed.
These proceedings are presented in three parts. The first, "The CPAE (Commission of Professors of Adult Education) and Its Mission," contains seven presentations: "Some Observations on the Role of the Commission of Professors" (Collins); "Which Way? This Way and That Way: Recommendations from the Task Forces" (Blunt); "CPAE: Roles and Future Directions" (Karlovic); "On the Nature of Community and the Sound of Voice" (Wilson); "Broken Dialogue: Reflections on the 1990 CPAE Review of Purpose" (Quigley); "When You Find Yourself on the Periphery, Use Your Peripheral Vision" (Norland); and "Observations on the Role and Directions of the Commission of Professors 1990 Conference" (Stubblefield). The second, "The Land Grant University: On Trial," is a mock trial with presentations by the following participants: Sandmann, Rivera, Russell, King, Hildreth, Dawson, Baugher, and Apps. The third part presents the concurrent sessions of five task forces. The first, on university adult education and social change includes the following: "The Adult Education Professor as Intellectual Worker" (Welton); "Strategies for Action within the Academy" (Beder); and "Re-Visioning Our Role in Society" (Horton). The session by the Task Force on Critical Adult Education includes the presentation, "Beyond Postmodernism. Or, Is It Possible that We Need to Return to Where We Started?" (Hanson). From the Task Force on Self-Directed Learning are the following sessions: "Self-Directed Learning: Moving beyond Description" (Caffarella); "Self-Directed Learning Research in the Next Quarter-Century" (Guglielmino); "The Future of Self-Directed Learning Research" (Jarvis); and "Self-Directed Thinking and the Year 2025" (Sisco). The Task Force on Research and Theory-Building includes four presentations: "Research from the Practitioner's Point of View (Anderson); "Two Research Priorities from a Practitioner's Viewpoint" (Zinn); "Issues in Research and Practice" (Hutchinson); and "A Response: The Research to Practice Problem" (Beder). A summary of the session of the Task Force on Instructional Improvement is titled "How Effective Is Your Teaching? Compare Yourself to the Experts" (Nolan, Sisco, Hiemstra, Dean). Two appendices are included: (1) CPAE Fact Sheet; and (2) CPAE Officers and Task Force Chairs, 1989-1990 and 1990-1991. (NLA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of Professors of Adult Education.