ERIC Number: ED447321
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Museums and Adults Learning: Perspectives from Europe.
Chadwick, Alan, Ed.; Stannett, Annette, Ed.
This book contains 28 papers presenting perspectives from Europe on museums and adult learning. The papers, each of which is devoted to a specific country, examine topics such as the following: further education and inservice training; programs for unemployed individuals; lectures and open days; elderly visitors; immigrants; refugees; disabled visitors; cooperative programs; the Internet; training and staff development; cultural policy; museum education; modern trends; museums and promotion of adult education; museums as advisors and organizers; workshops; belief in the value of education; innovations; assessing educational needs; local community programs; museum education as cultural politics; outreach; public and private sponsors of adult education; structural models; and case studies. The following papers are included: "Preface" (Elizabeth Esteve-Coll); "Introduction" (Alan Chadwick, Annette Stannett); "Conceptual Framework" (David Anderson); "Norway" (Eva Maehre Lauritzen); "Sweden" (Helena Friman); "Latvia" (Aija Fleija); "Croatia" (Ivo Maroevic, Toncika Cukrov); "The Czech Republic" (Radka Schusterova, Pavel Hartl); "Hungary" (Laszlo Harangi); "Poland" (Daniel Artymowski); "Romania" (Virgil Stefan Nitulescu); "Russia" (Irina Mikhailovna Kossova); "Slovenia" (Tatjana Dolzan-Erzen); "Cyprus" (Loukia Loizou Hadjigavriel); "Italy" (Edi Fanti, Lida Branchesi, Paolo Orefice, Gianni Maria Filippi); "Malta" (Carmel Borg, Peter Mayo); "Portugal" (Ana Duarte); "Austria" (Gabriele Rath); "France" (Jean Galard); "Germany" (Dorothee Dennert, Helena von Wersebe);"Switzerland" (Flavia Krogh Loser); "Belgium" (Willem Elias); "Luxembourg" (Bettina Heldenstein, Herbert Maly); "The Netherlands" (Bastiaan van Gent); "Ireland" (Ann Davoren, Ted Fleming); "The United Kingdom" (John Reeve); "European Initiatives" (Alan Chadwick, Annette Stannett); "Israel" (Nina Rodin); and "Conclusions" (Nicole Gesche). Some papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Andragogy, Case Studies, Community Education, Cultural Centers, Cultural Exchange, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Attitudes, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Informal Education, Information Technology, Inservice Education, Internet, Labor Market, Lifelong Learning, Models, Museums, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Private Sector, Professional Associations, Public Sector, Refugees, Role of Education, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Staff Development, Success, Training, Trend Analysis, Unemployment, Universities, Workshops
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom, Web site: http://www.niace.org.uk (14.95 British pounds).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).