ERIC Number: ED380533
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Africentrism--Perspective or Paradigm? Implications for Adult Education. Proceedings of the African American Adult Education Research Pre-Conference (Knoxville, Tennessee, May 18-19, 1994).
Guy, Talmadge C., Ed.; And Others
The following papers were presented at a research preconference on the implications of Afrocentrism for adult education: "The African American Adult Education Pre-Conference: Historical Reflections" (Colin); "The Perspective 'Is' the Paradigm: The Congruence of World View and Research Methodology" (Dozier-Henry); "Self-employment Skills Training; Educational Survival Strategy for Adult with Low Skills: A Model for Oral Instruction" (Smith); "African-Americans in Adult Education: Outline for a Course of Study" (Smith); "Feminist Theory and the Social Construction of Knowledge: The Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender. An Africentric Feminist Educational Perspective" (Garth); "'As quiet as a church in prayer We come from otherwhere': An Exploration of Professional Identity Formation in Two African American Women Adult Educators" (Closson); "Making a Way Out of No Way: An Examination of the Educational Narratives of Reentry Black Women with Emphasis on Issues of Race, Gender, Class, and Color" (Johnson-Bailey); "Comparative Analysis of Planning within Community-based Empowerment Program Models (for Health Promotion): Implications for African Americans" (Carter); "Inadequate Funding of Extension at the Historically Black Land-grant Colleges" (Ukaga, Pezeshki-Raad, Thomson); "Learning in Black Greek Letter Societies: 'An Unrecognized Collaborative Approach to Adult Education'" (Croom); "African American Achievement Program: Culturally Grounded Academic Program for the Community College African American Adult Learner" (Cherry-Smith); "Education for Self-knowledge: Students' Self-awareness in Response to Literature by African-American Women" (Blacksher); "The Black Church: A Model of Africentric Adult Education and Leadership Development for Personal and Community Empowerment" (Misap); and "The Higher and Professional Education of African Americans Prior to 1865: Some Implications for Adult Education" (Irvine). Many papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Afrocentrism, Black Colleges, Black Education, Black Leadership, Black Literature, Blacks, Community Colleges, Community Development, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Entrepreneurship, Extension Education, Females, Feminism, Financial Support, Fraternities, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Job Training, Leadership Training, Models, Professional Development, Reentry Students, Self Concept, Speech Communication, Two Year Colleges, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens.