ERIC Number: ED424374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Museums and the Education of Adults.
Chadwick, Alan, Ed.; Stannett, Annette, Ed.
This book, which is intended for individuals involved in the education of adults and museum education, explores the potential role of museums in creation of a learning society, possibilities for collaboration between museums and adult education providers, access to museum resources by adult learners, and training and staff development. The following papers are included: "Museums Association" (Mark Taylor); "NIACE [National Institute of Adult Continuing Education]: The National Organisation for Adult Learning" (Alan Tuckett); "Introduction" (Alan Chadwick, Annette Stannett); "Gradgrind Driving Queen Mab's Chariot: What Museums Have (and Have Not) Learnt from Adult Education" (David Anderson); "An Adult Educator's Perspective" (Lalage Bown); "A Museum Educator's Perspective" (Eilean Hooper-Greenhill); "The Adult Learner" (David Jones); "Adult Programmes at the King's Lynn Museums"" (Faye Kalloniatis); "Community-Based Adult Education Programmes at the Geffrye Museum" (Steve Hemming); "Multicultural Education: The Mughal Tent Project at the Victoria and Albert Museum" (Shireen Akbar); "Age Exchange: The Potential of Reminiscence" (Pam Schweitzer); "Museums, Means and Motivation: Adult Learning in a Family Context" (Richard Wood); "Access to Museums by Adult Learners with Disabilities" (William Kirby); "Welcoming Adults with Learning Disabilities at Wakefield Museums and Galleries" (Sarah Scaife); "Programmes for Disadvantaged People at Dulwich Picture Gallery" (Gillian Wolfe); "The Open Museum: A Case Study in Co-operation" (Diana Coben, Margarette Lincoln);"Museum Training Institute" (David Wear) (which includes an appendix titled "A Guide to Underpinning Knowledge and Evidence Requirements"); "City and Guilds of London Institute" (Fiona Longmore); "Work Placements at the National Trust" (Suzanne Whitehead); and "Prospects for Future Collaboration" (Hazel Moffat). The book contains 28 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Community Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Facilities, Educational Opportunities, Educational Practices, Family Environment, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Motivation, Multicultural Education, Museums, Program Development, School Community Relationship, Staff Development, Teacher Attitudes, Work Experience Programs
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, England, United Kingdom (12 British pounds).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom