ERIC Number: ED363784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Learning and Social Change. National Conference on Alternative and External Degree Programs for Adults (13th, Breckenridge, Colorado, October 7-9, 1993).
Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
The following papers are included: "Forms of Marginality" (Thompson); "Growing the Circle" (Francis); "The Seamless Continuum" (Prince); "Interlinking American and Adult Values" (Tichy); "A Student's Journey into Multicultural Education" (Moorey); "From Shared Vision to Organizational Change" (Corso); "New Ventures for the Future" (Kennedy, Johnston); "Adult Education and Social Reform" (Ehrlich); "Experiential Learning and Social Change" (Ashbrook, Smith, McGary); "Education for What Kind of Diversity?" (Stewart); "The Quality Cycle" (Handelman); "Participation in Learning and Social Change" (Park, Rusmore); "Paideia" (Levine-Brown, Yarbrough, Abdullah, Miller); "Adult Students, Critical Pedagogy, and Community Service" (Armon); "Assessing Mother Learning" (Pisaneschi);"Mitigating Disciplinary Half-Life by Infusing Continuous Quality Improvement Principles in Adult Higher Education" (Browne, Mondragon, Goodman); "Transforming the Combination of Jobs and Part-Time Study into an Educational Asset for Both Students and Employers" (Baker); "Salvaging the Self-Concept" (Wilbur); "High Brows and Low Brows" (Blanchard, Langenbach); "Evidence of Empowerment" (Adams, Steele); "Adult Students Report What Enabled Them to Complete a Non-traditional Undergraduate Program" (Ganiere, Larkum, Sizemore); "Upper Iowa University" (Fritz); "Successful Stopouts" (Pisaneschi, Hawkes); "Cooperative Learning" (Durfee, Fishman, Woodruff); "The Transformative Power of Self Assessment" (Marienau); "Examining the Development of Conceptual Frameworks from Three Perspectives" (Meyer, Meyer); "Supporting the Growing Edge" (Taylor); "Introductory Experiences for Adult Learners" (Gordon, Turner); "Adult Learner as Informed (and Transformed) Practitioner" (Bassett); "Deliberation and Diversity" (McKenzie); "Quality, Quantity, and Surviving under Financial Stress" (Bell, Kearney); "A Comprehensive Outcomes Assessment Program (COAP) for Nontraditional Programs Meets a Traditional Accrediting Body" (Jonas); "Colorado State University--Progress and Change" (Thomas, Pares); and "Strategic and Academic Planning" (Clark, Scarlett). Several papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Citizenship Education, College Programs, Community Services, Cooperative Learning, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Nontraditional Education, Organizational Change, Outcomes of Education, Participation, Quality Circles, Role of Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Social Action, Social Change, Social Differences, Strategic Planning, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance, an Association for Alternative Degree Programs.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.