ERIC Number: ED361510
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Commission of Professors of Adult Education. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 31-November 2, 1988).
Oaklief, Charles R., Ed.; Zelenak, Bonnie, Ed.
The conference proceedings reported in this publication represent the deliberations, problems, and prospects associated with adult education as a field of academic inquiry. The following papers or summaries are included: "Adult Education Research: Issues and Directions" (Deshler, Hagan); "Comparative Perspectives for Research about Societal Influences on Adult Education" (Knox); "Emerging Perspectives in Adult Education Research: Feminist Perspectives" (Hugo); "Needed Research: Social Policy Research in the Field of Adult Education" (Quigley); "Needed Research in Adult Education: A Multicultural Perspective" (Ross); "The Therapeutic Learning Program: A New Computer Technology for Counselors" (Mezirow); "Danger Signals: Trouble Brewing for Graduate Programs in Adult Education" (Kreitlow); "Building a Network of Scholars in Adult Education History: The Electronic Connection" (graphics from presentation by Gadbow, Vertrees); "Faculty Development Task Force 1988" (Caffarella, Briscoe); "Career Development and Adult Education: A Critical Relationship" (Otte); "The Preparation of Human Resource Developers: A Comparative Analysis of Three Case Studies" (Niemi); "HRD Potpourri--Performance Technology and Adult Education as Partnership" (Dixon, Beaudin); "Innovative Approaches to Curriculum Design: Adult Learning and Development and Instructional Strategies for Adult Learners at the University of Texas at Austin" (Watkins); "Emancipatory Research on Adult Children of Alcoholics in the Workplace" (Watkins, Rogers); "Sharing International Research Conferences" (McIntosh); "Minutes of Task Force Business Meeting 1988" (McIntosh); "Reflections on the 1988 Kellogg Researcher's Meeting at Leeds" (Quigley); "Adult Education Dissertations: A Look at Present Practices and Perceptions" (LeGrand, Wood); "Research on Self-Direction in Learning: An Examination of the Methodolatry Controversy" (Guglielmino); "Where We Are and Where We Go from Here" (Hiemstra); "Comments on 'Expanding Methodologies for Studying Self-Direction in Learning'" (Brockett); "Biography and History in the Study of Adult Self-Directed Learning" (Long); "Qualitative Research on Self-Directed Learning" (Caffarella); "A Meta-Analytic Study of Adult Self-Direction in Learning" (McCune, Garcia); and "A Study of the Teaching Strategies Used To Promote Self-Directed Learning among Graduate Students in Adult Education" (Sisco). The "1988 Annual Report of Doctorates Conferred in Adult Education" (Griffith) concludes the proceedings. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Career Development, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational History, Educational Research, Graduate Study, Independent Study, Information Networks, Instructional Development, Instructional Innovation, Labor Force Development, Multicultural Education, Research Needs, School Role, Shared Resources and Services
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of Professors of Adult Education.