ERIC Number: ED431091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Continuing Education in the Research Assessment Exercise 1996: Problems and Prospects for Strategic Development. Proceedings of the UACE Seminar in the Joint SCUTREA/SRHE/UACE Research Seminar Series (London, England, March 25, 1997). Occasional Paper No. 21.
Gerver, Elisabeth, Ed.
This document contains 10 papers from the research assessment exercise (RAE) that four organizations concerned with continuing education in the United Kingdom conducted to evaluate the quality and impact of research on continuing education in 1996. (The organizations were as follows: Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults [SCUTREA], Society for Research in Higher Education [SRHE], Universities Association for Continuing Education [UACE], and Forum for the Advancement of Continuing Education [FACE].) The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Elisabeth Gerver); "Reflections on Research Assessment" (Tony Edwards); "From Uneasy Bedfellows to Willing Partners: Continuing Education in the Research Assessment Exercises 1992-96" (Elisabeth Gerver); "Research Output and Research Cultures: Issues of Assessment and Value" (John Field); "Is Research Quality Measurable? Reflections on the Implications of the Research Assessment for Continuing Education" (Maria Slowey); "Lessons to Be Learned and Implications for Future Strategies: Report from the Group Led by Pat Davies" (Paul Armstrong); "Lessons to Be Learned and Implications for Future Strategies: Report from the Group Led by Alex Withnall" (Gareth Parry); "Lessons to Be Learned and Implications for Future Strategies: Report from the Group Led by Roger Fieldhouse" (Julia Preece); "Lessons to Be Learned and Implications for Future Strategies: Report from the Group Led by Miriam Zukas" (Alistair Thomson); and "Conclusion" (David Watson). Appended are the following: seminar program; education panel report on the 1996 RAE; experience of the subpanel on continuing education during the 1996 RAE; assessment criteria and working methods of the education panel; outcome of the 1996 RAE; and list of assessment panel members. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Peer Evaluation, Research Needs, Research Problems, Research Utilization, Strategic Planning, Theory Practice Relationship
Universities Association for Continuing Education, University of Cambridge Board of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, CB3 8AQ, England, United Kingdom (3 British pounds plus postage and packing).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Universities Association for Continuing Education, Cambridge (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom