ERIC Number: ED374231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education: Issues for the Future. Proceedings of the University-Based Adult Education Conference (Stellenbosch, South Africa, April 14-16, 1993).
University of the Western Cape, Bellville (South Africa). Centre for Adult and Continuing Education.
These proceedings contain 18 presentations on these main themes: adult education policy, role of universities/adult education centers, affirmative action, accreditation of courses, curriculum, and rural adult education. "Welcome and Introduction" and "Introducing Professor Marjorie Mbilinyi" (Walters) precede the keynote address, "Transformative Adult Education in the Age of Structural Adjustment: A Southern African Perspective" (Mbilinyi). Other presentations are as follows: "Continuity Not Rupture: An Analysis of Adult Education Policy Proposals Emanating from the National Education Policy Investigation (NEPI)" (Walters); "Inserting Feminism into Adult Education" (Wolpe); "University-Based Literacy Theory and Practice in South Africa: Planning the Work" (Prinsloo et al.);"Adult Education Centres--Brokers for University Extension" (Von Kotze, Stanford); "Six Criteria for Non-Formal Course Provision" (Hemson); "The Role of Adult Education in Affirmative Action Policy: What Should We Be Doing to Promote National Equity?" (van Niekerk); "Competing Concepts of Affirmative Action in South Africa" (Castle); "Critical Reflection on CACE's [Centre for Adult and Continuing Education's] Challenging Racism Work" (Samuels); "Integrating Adult Education for Credit into the Professional Preparation Programs for Adult Education Practice in Lesotho at the National University of Lesotho" (Ntimo-Makara); "Accreditation of Adult and Continuing Education Programs in Institutions of Higher Education in Southern Africa" (Mohapi); "Facilitating Access to the Peninsula Technikon for Adults with Incomplete/Inadequate Secondary Education" (Isaacs); "The University of Namibia's Experiences in the Education of Adults at a Distance--Lessons for Southern Africa" (Beukes); "Texts and Adult Education" (Geidt); "Is the Method Monster Ever a Mouse?" (Smith); "Changing Adult Education Practice through Independent Study" (Saddington); "Issues in South Africa's Future Development" (Matshazi); and "Challenges Facing the Adult Educator and the Rural Masses (Weitz). An overview of the conference provides a summary of three panelists' presentations (Mbilinyi, Naidoo, Millar). (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: University of the Western Cape, Bellville (South Africa). Centre for Adult and Continuing Education.
Identifiers - Location: South Africa