ERIC Number: ED400468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Beyond the Walls. 50 Years of Adult and Continuing Education at the University of Leeds, 1946-1996. Leeds Studies in Continuing Education.
Taylor, Richard, Ed.
This book contains 21 papers detailing the history of adult and continuing education at the University of Leeds (England) since its inception in 1946 as the Department of Extra-Mural Studies. The themes addressed include the appropriate nature of university continuing education and the issue of standards and quality assurance; the roles of continuing vocational education, community and industrial education, applied social studies, and liberal adult education; the study of continuing education itself and the research roles of a university department of continuing education; and the position of women within what has been largely a male tradition and structure. The following papers are included in Part 1: Departmental Perspectives: "Sidney Raybould, Fred Sedgwick, and the Early Department" (Roger Fieldhouse); "Recalling Raybould's Department (Roy Shaw); "The Department and the Community Dimension" (Richard Taylor, Kevin Ward); "From Special Courses to Continuing Professional Education" (Frankie Todd); "Some Personal Recollections of the Early Years of the Department" (Tom Caldwell); "The Department 1969-1982" (Norman Jepson); "Insider Outsiders: Part-Time Tutors' Perspectives" (Colin Johnson et al.). Part 2: "Departmental Provision" includes these papers: "Educating Industrial Workers 1954-1974: Growth and Achievement within the Raybould Formula" (Roger Dyson); "Remaking Trade Union Education: Industrial Studies Developments from 1979 to 1994" (Keith Forrester); "E. P. Thompson and the Making of 'The Making of the English Working Class'" (David Goodway);"Walthamstow, Little Gidding and Middlesbrough: Edward Thompson the Literature Tutor" (Andy Croft); "The Departmental Contribution in the Fields of Criminal Justice and Penal Studies" (Norman Jepson); "Social Work Education, Research and Development, 1963-1994" (Mike Stein); "Educating the Educators of Adults: Postgraduate Provision in Adult Education" (Stuart Marriott); "Researching the Education of Adults" (Miriam Zukas); "Subject Teaching in the Department over 50 Years" (containing articles by Tony Donajgrodzki et al.); "A Little Bit of Leeds on Foreign Soil: The Bradford Centre" (Tony Jowitt); "A Different Vision? The Middlesbrough Centre" (Malcolm Chase); "Less Luck, Less Stroppy or What?" (Jean Gardiner, Rebecca O'Rourke); "'Heroic Student-Souls': Attitudes to Women in the Department" (Rebecca O'Rourke, Jean Gardiner). Part 3: "Present and Future Trends" contains the final paper, "The Leeds Department in the 1960s and the 1990s: And the Impact of Current Trends in University Continuing Education" (Chris Duke). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Continuing Education, Departments, Educational Attitudes, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Implementation, Teacher Education, Womens Education, Working Class
Study of Continuing Education Unit, School of Education, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Leeds Univ. (England). Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education.