ERIC Number: ED400399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Cultural and Intercultural Experiences in European Adult Education. Essays on Popular and Higher Education since 1890. Leeds Studies in Continuing Education. Cross-Cultural Studies in the Education of Adults, Number 3.
Marriott, Stuart, Ed.; Hake, Barry J., Ed.
This book contains the following papers from a European research seminar examining the history and theory of cross-cultural communication in adult education: "Introduction" (Stuart Marriott, Barry J. Hake); "Formative Periods in the History of Adult Education: The Role of Social and Cultural Movements in Cross-Cultural Communication" (Barry J. Hake); "Adult Education and Associated Life in Frankfurt am Main and Barcelona: A Structural Comparison" (Wolfgang Seitter); "'With Fire and Faith': R. G. Moulton's University Extension Mission to the United States" (Janet Coles); "The Colonial Metaphor and the Mission of Englishness: Adult Education and the Origins of English Studies" (Tom Steele); "The Invention of Dutch Andragogy: The Role of Octavia Hill and Paul Natorp" (Bastiaan van Gent); "Fifty Years of an Educational Mission: The 'Tutorial Class' Movement in Anglo-German Perspective" (Stuart Marriott); "Policy-Borrowing and Adaptation in the Development of Continuing Education in Northern Ireland, 1921-1950" (John Field); "Cross-Cultural Communication in European Adult Education since the Second World War: Participants, Purposes, and Problems" (Colin Titmus); "A Geneva Experiment in University Extension in the 1890s" (Michele E. Scharer); "Debate or Babel? University Extension in the Netherlands" (Xandra de Vroom); "Institutions and Activities of Adult Education in Slovenia to the 1920s" (Jurij Jug); "Helena Radlinska and the School of Adult Education and Social Work at the Free University of Poland" (Zofia Waleria Stelmaszuk); "Edgar Zilsel, Science and Popular Education in Vienna in the Early Twentieth Century" (Johann Dvorak); "Making Popular Education Known to the Public: Dissemination of 'Volkhochschulen' in Austria 1870-1930" (Christian Stifter); and "Conditions, Aims and Functions of State Policy for Adult Education: The Austrian Example in Historical and Contemporary Perspective" (Gerhard Bisovsky). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Andragogy, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Cultural Exchange, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Popular Education, Role of Education
Leeds Studies in Continuing Education/Museum of the History of Education, Rm. 14, Parkinson Court, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Leeds Univ. (England). Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education.