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ERIC Number: ED439221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-820-1105-4
From Idea to Virtual Reality: ALADIN - The Adult Learning Documentation and Information Network. Report of a CONFINTEA V Workshop and Its Follow-Up.
Giere, Ursula, Ed.; Imel, Susan, Ed.
This publication contains the story of how the idea for a network conceived through CONFINTEA V became a [virtual] reality in ALADIN, the Adult Learning Documentation and Information Network. Part I contains 15 papers delivered as a part of the CONFINTEA workshop, "Global Community of Adult Learning through Information and Documentation: Developing a Network of Networks." The papers are "The Right To Know--The Global Community of Adult Education through Information and Documentation" (Terrance Keenan); "The World Bank's View on Sharing Information" (John Oxenham); "Adult Education Information and Documentation: A 'Third World' Literacy Research Perspective" (Agneta Lind); "Global Community of Adult Education through Information and Documentation" (Justin Ellis); "Experiences of the Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association. Focus: Hungary" (Heribert Hinzen); "Serving the Global Community of Adult Education: Experiences of the J. Roby Kidd Resource Centre, International Council for Adult Education (ICAE)" (Eva Kupidura); "Adult Education Documentation and Information Services of the Rossing Foundation" (Martha Nghidengua); "The Documentation and Information Department of ALECSO, the Arab League's Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization" (Abdulaziz Al Sunbul); "Asia/Pacific Literacy Database (Joint Development of UNESCO PROAP and ACCU)--A Suggestion for Creating an Effective Literacy Networking System in Asia and the Pacific" (Victor Ordonez, Shigeru Aoyagi); "ALICE--Information Bank on Nonformal Adult Education in Europe" (Lucien Bosselaers); "The 'State of the Art' and Experiences of the Former Socialist Countries of Central and Eastern Europe in the Field of Adult Education Information and Documentation Services" (Zoran Jelenc); "Latin American Educational Information and Documentation Network (REDUC): Self-Assessment" (Alfredo Rojas Figueroa); "The Current Status of Information and Documentation in Adult Education in Mexico" (Judith Kalman); "Reflections on Adult Education Documentation and Information: The Experiences of CDEACF" (Rosalie Ndejuru); and "ERIC--An Adult Educator's Perspective" (Susan Imel). Part II relates how, under the leadership of the UNESCO Institute for Education, the network has become a reality. It contains information about development and publication/implementation of the following items: "Developing a Network of Adult Learning Documentation and Information Services," an analytical and annotated directory; (2) a fellowship program in which participants developed draft regional action plans; (3) three-day expert seminar, ALADIN; (4) the ALADIN Web site; and (5) an e-mail seminar of ALADIN task force members. (YLB)
UNESCO Institute for Education, Feldbrunnenstrasse 58, 20148, Hamburg Germany. Tel: +49 40 44 80 41-0, Fax: +49 40 410 77 23; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.
Identifiers - Location: European Union