ERIC Number: ED395194
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education in Continental Europe: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Materials 1992-1994. Monographs on Comparative and Area Studies in Adult Education.
This annotated bibliography contains 1,033 entries describing English-language materials regarding adult education (AE) in continental Europe that were identified through a systematic search of 188 periodicals. Entries are arranged by country. Among the topics of the works included are the following: history of AE; comparative studies; state and AE and legislation; financing of AE; international organizations and cooperation; statewide AE systems/organizations; regional and local-level AE institutions/organizations; theory of AE; research in AE; folk high schools and residential AE; university extension; night/evening schools; town/village cultural centers; voluntary associations, societies, and clubs; study circles and discussion groups; correspondence study, distance education, and open learning; educational radio, television, and technology; libraries; community development; literacy and adult basic education; secondary, postsecondary, and higher education; lifelong learning; vocational/technical education and apprenticeship; training in business, industry, and government; professional continuing education; retraining and upgrading; rural AE; armed services education; education of women; workers' education; general education; family life, consumer, and health education; preretirement education; immigrants, ethnic minority, and multicultural education; and prisoner education/rehabilitation. Each entry contains some/all of the following: author, title, place/year of publication, and brief description of the work's contents. Author and subject indexes are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Anthologies, Biographies, College Programs, Community Education, Comparative Analysis, Correspondence Study, Dictionaries, Directories, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, Evening Programs, Extension Education, Financial Support, Folk Schools, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Organizations, Regional Programs, Residential Programs, Resource Materials, School Districts, Statewide Planning, Teacher Education, Voluntary Agencies, Yearbooks
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Univ., Vancouver. Center for Continuing Education.