ERIC Number: ED376292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Felt along the Heart: A Life in Adult Education. Monographs on Comparative and Area Studies in Adult Education.
These memoirs of Gordon Selman, a nationally and internationally recognized practitioner and scholar in Canadian adult education, give insight into his thoughts and feelings during a 40-year professional life in university extension work and historical scholarship in adult education. Chapter 1 describes his activities before he entered the field of adult education. Chapter 2 addresses circumstances surrounding his entry into adult education and reflects on the juxtaposition of his time in the field since the 1950s and development of the field in Canada. Chapter 3 is devoted to his activities as a programmer in the Extension Department of the University of British Columbia (UBC) and his activities in voluntary organizations. Chapter 4 discusses his time as Executive Assistant to the President of the university and the 7 years he served as Director of UBC's Centre for Continuing Education. Chapter 5 describes his work and activities on behalf of associations of adult educators. Chapter 6 reflects on his years as a teacher in the professional training of adult educators. Chapter 7 deals with the impact on him of his involvement in the international dimensions of adult education. Chapter 8 turns to his research interests and publications. Chapter 9 looks at the ideas and people who influenced him in his work. Chapter 10 offers some conjecture about future developments in the field. Contains 170 references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Autobiographies, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Research, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
Centre for Continuing Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1, Canada ($25 Canadian).
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).; British Columbia Univ., Vancouver. Centre for Continuing Education.
Identifiers - Location: Canada