ERIC Number: ED340835
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education: Some Reflections. Series 173.
Mohanty, B. B.
This book is a compilation of 12 articles and papers on topics of relevance to adult education in India. "Nonformal Education in the Learning Society" highlights the importance of this type of education. "Adult Education in India" presents one educator's views about this topic, the size and dimensions of the problems, and the ways and means to tackle them. Other articles offer his views on a variety of subjects under the headings of: "Resource Development for Adult Education"; "Adult Education and National Integration"; "Civic Education"; "Voters' Education"; "Scientific Temper" (on the popularization of science and technology); "Rural Newspapers" (on their role in lifelong learning and post-literacy); "Publication and Distribution of Followup Materials"; and "Audio-Visual Materials for Adult Education and Library Services." A paper called "Adult Education Software for INSAT" discusses satellite communications, direct broadcasting, television, the Indian National Satellite (INSAT), communication support for adult education, India's Satellite Instructional Television Experiment, software planning, the production process, and software formats. The final article, "Communication Technology for the National Literacy Mission" addresses the issues identified for the success of the mission, strategy, communication components and inputs, and the future. Each article or paper concludes with a list of references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Audiovisual Aids, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Communications Satellites, Cultural Awareness, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Mass Instruction, Material Development, Nationalism, Newspapers, Nonformal Education, Rural Areas, Technological Advancement, Voting
Indian Adult Education Association, 17-B Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi 110002, India ($3.00).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Adult Education Association, New Delhi.
Identifiers - Location: India