ERIC Number: ED344041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Aging (Individuals), Alternative Teacher Certification, Community Colleges, Community Services, Computer Uses in Education, Continuing Education, Demography, Educational Needs, Futures (of Society), Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Older Adults, Resources
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
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
Note: For related volumes, see CE 060 806-808. Volume I, Executive Summary, duplicates material in the other volumes and is not included.