ERIC Number: ED451379
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Lifelong Learning NCES Task Force: Final Report, Volume II. Working Paper Series.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This document contains the eight appendixes from the National Center for Education Statistics's (NCES's) final report on lifelong learning in the United States. Appendix A discusses the considerations that entered into the formulation of the definition of lifelong learning adopted for the NCES study. Appendix B, "Literature Review on Lifelong Learning" (Sean Creighton, Linda Shafer, Shannon M. Blaney), examines the literature on the context, process, and provision of lifelong learning and lists 47 references. Appendix C presents the following commissioned papers, all of which contain substantial bibliographies: "Social, Demographic, Economic, and Technological Trends Affecting Lifelong Learning" (David Billis); "The Higher Education Provider in the Information Age: Data Implications" (David R. Powers); "An Analysis of Four Workplace Trends and Their Implications for Data Collection" (Bonalyn J. Nelsen); and "Informal and Avocational Learning" (Barbara H. Butler). Appendix D contains a list of members of the technical review panel, a meeting summary, and a background report. Appendixes E-H contain the following items: a list prioritizing issues in 12 areas; overviews of the data collection procedures used in 18 national surveys pertinent to lifelong learning; an exploration of 12 conceptual and measurement issues; and summaries of the task force meetings on data availability. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Change Strategies, Colleges, Competency Based Education, Corporate Education, Cost Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Economic Change, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Qualifications, Information Needs, Job Skills, Labor Market, Lifelong Learning, Literature Reviews, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Needs Assessment, Organizational Development, Performance Based Assessment, Population Trends, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Needs, School Business Relationship, Skill Development, Student Needs, Tables (Data), Technological Advancement, Theory Practice Relationship, Training Methods, Trend Analysis, Universities
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.