ERIC Number: ED470911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Landscapes of Learning: Lifelong Learning in Rural Communities.
Gray, Fred, Ed.
This document contains 12 papers about lifelong learning in rural communities in Great Britain. The papers, which are intended for lecturers, tutors, and guidance professionals but may also prove useful to organizations providing lifelong learning and policymakers, include conceptual tools as well as empirical case studies documenting lifelong learning policies, practices, and teaching and learning strategies that have proved successful in rural communities. The following papers are included: "Introduction: Learning and the Countryside" (Fred Gray); "Rural Society, Social Change and Continuing Education: From Wild Wales to the Aga Saga" (Ian Davidson); "Social Exclusion and Lifelong Learning in Rural Areas" (Peter Ryley); "Rural Education in Britain: A Historical Survey" (William R. Jones); "Combating Rural Social Exclusion: Adult Guidance and Lifelong Learning in Mid and West Wales" (Sue Pester); "Stimulating Science in Rural Areas" (John R. Nicholson); "Learning within Reach" (Roseanne Benn); "Rural Broadnet and the Electronic Village Hall" (Len Graham, John O'Donoghue); "A Third-Age Rural Learners' Project" (Marie Askam); "The Fenland Oral History Project" (Susan Oosthuizen); "The University of the Highlands and Islands Project: A Rural Curriculum Delivered Remotely" (Jane Plendereleith, Veronica Adamson); and "Towards a University of the Moors: Widening Participation in North Yorkshire" (Peter Ryley). Many papers include substantial endnotes. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Change, Change Strategies, Community Development, Computer Uses in Education, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Economic Change, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Guidance Programs, Guidelines, Information Technology, Internet, Learning Processes, Lifelong Learning, Oral History, Participation, Policy Formation, Political Socialization, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Science Instruction, Social Change, Social Integration, Trend Analysis, Universities, Web Based Instruction
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE11 7GE, United Kingdom. Web site: http://www.niace.org.uk (15.95 British pounds).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)