ERIC Number: ED368919
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Self-Directed Learning Dissertation Abstracts 1966-1991.
Long, Huey B.; Redding, Terrence R.
This index contains abstracts of 173 doctoral dissertations about the following aspects of adult self-directed learning: program areas of adult education (AE); instructional methods/techniques; institutional sponsors of AE; personnel and staffing in AE; education of particular clientele groups; processes of program planning and administration; adult learning characteristics; learning environments; AE as a profession; and AE materials, devices, and facilities. The following information is provided for each dissertation: the abstract originally provided to "Dissertation Abstracts International," author, title, adviser, school, source, and subject. Also included are the following: an analysis of the abstracts that focuses on the dissertation topics and their distribution, research methodology used, samples by size and characteristics, and instruments; a discussion of chronological milestones in abstracts related to self-directed learning; and instructions for using the index. Appended are a list of abbreviations used; index by institution, research area, type, and description; index by concept, application, and instruments; and author index. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Environment, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Learning Processes, Learning Readiness, Lifelong Learning, Professional Continuing Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Research Methodology, Research Projects, Student Characteristics, Teaching (Occupation)
Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education, McCarter Hall, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73037 ($19.95; quantity price: $18).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 066 178-179.