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ERIC Number: ED344041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Pages: 140
Abstractor: N/A
Resourceful Aging: Today and Tomorrow. Conference Proceedings (Arlington, Virginia, October 9-10, 1990). Volume V. Lifelong Education.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
This document contains 20 papers on lifelong education presented at a conference on aging. The papers, grouped into themes of trends and implications, resourceful roles (students and learners, teachers and mentors) and an agenda for the future, include the following: "Demographic Potential and the Quiet Revolution" (Opening Remarks by Robert A. Harootyan); "Education: Key to America's Future (Keynote Address by Robert Maxwell); "Lifelong Education: The Challenge of Change" (Executive Summary and Commentary by Nina S. Feldman); "Older Americans and Federal Vocational and Adult Education Opportunities" (Timothy Halnon); "An Overview of Lifelong Education (James C. Fisher); "Adult Learning and Life Transitions" (Carol B. Aslanian); "Community Colleges in an Aging Society" (Catherine Ventura-Merkel); "Lifespan Development and Lifelong Learning" (Eileen Feuerbach); "The OASIS (Older Adult Services and Information System) Program" (Donna Pedace); "College and University Programs for Older Adults" (Kenneth E. Young); "Project LEEP (Literacy Education for the Elderly Project)" (Bella Jacobs); "Computers for Seniors (Francisca Middleton); "Mentoring Motivates Learning throughout the Lifespan" (Carol H. Tice); "Training Machinists for the 21st Century" (Kenneth A. Kudek); "Alternative Certification for Older Teachers" (C. Emily Feistritzer); "Professors in Retirement: Are We Missing an Important Social Resource?" (Arnold J. Auerbach); "Self-Directed Learning for Older Adults" (Roger Hiemstra); "Becoming Part of Something Bigger than Ourselves" (Robert Morris); "Mentoring and the Roles of Older Citizens" (Michael G. Zey); and "Education for America's Future" (Murry Allen). A directory of 30 programs and resources is included, as are the tables of contents of the other 4 conference volumes. (KC)
American Association of Retired Persons, Fulfillment, 601 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20049.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related volumes, see CE 060 806-808. Volume I, Executive Summary, duplicates material in the other volumes and is not included.