ERIC Number: ED353370
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Nov
Commission of Professors of Adult Education. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 4-6, 1985).
Stubblefield, Harold, Comp.
These proceedings contain 15 papers presented at a conference that included three general sessions and concurrent sessions for task forces on international adult education, computers, research, instructional improvement, self-directed learning, human resources development, and theory building. Some papers appear only as summarized versions. Titles and authors are as follows: "Emergence of Human Resource Development: Threat of Challenge to the Profession" (Nadler); "A Twenty-Five Year Retrospective Look at Self-Directed Learning" (Houle); "Putting Self-Directed Learning into Practice" (Knowles); "Self-Directed Adult Learning: A Critical Paradigm Revisited" (Caffarella, O'Donnell); "Philosophical Foundations of Research Design" (McElhinney); "Use and Applications of Computers and New Technologies" (Lewis, Oaklief); "Streamlining Academic Advising" (Oaklief); "Demystification of Computers: Courseware Evaluation" (Weiner); "Computer-Assisted Instruction" (Askov); "Record-Keeping: Spreadsheets and Data Bases" (Whinfield); "Networking/Telecommunications" (Sork); "International Adult Education Task Force: Reports and Reflections on International Conferences"; "An American in Paris--UNESCO 1985" (Niemi); "Building a New Organization across Cultures" (Marsick); and "The United Nations Women's Decade Conference and the NGO (Nongovernmental Organizations) Forum '85, Nairobi, Kenya" (Cassara). (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Comparative Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Educational Research, Independent Study, Instructional Improvement, International Educational Exchange, Labor Force Development, Recordkeeping, Research Design, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of Professors of Adult Education.