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ERIC Number: ED411900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 15
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Articulation and Transfer: Critical Contributions to Lifelong Learning -- Discussion Supplement.
Kintzer, Frederick C.
This document is a discussion supplement to Frederick Kintzer's paper in the book: "Lifelong Learning: Policies, Practices and Programs." It is designed as a contribution to the third discussion session: Participation Issues and Lifelong Learning. The introduction provides definitions and a description of the rise of lifelong learning and short-cycle higher education. The paper then discusses the modification of courses and changing delivery systems. The desire for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries to modify curricula and course design to include interdisciplinary approaches, distance learning, and professional training are described. This section also discusses the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, a massive U.S. organization allowing the military and families to enroll in college level courses at various educational institutions. Next, the paper addresses cooperative involvement among different types of schools and with business and industry. This includes a collaboration of higher education institutions, with simultaneous admissions and joint awarding of associate and baccalaureate degrees. Lastly, the paper discusses technological advances which allow computerized banking of credits. It is concluded that lifelong education must be supported nationally and statewide. Contains 24 references and a list of acronyms. (YKH)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
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Language: English
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