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ERIC Number: EJ1028715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1939-4225
Adult Continuing Education and Human Resource Development: Present Competitors, Potential Partners
Smith, Douglas H.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v25 n4 p29-36 Fall 2013
"Author's Note": In May 1989, this article was published in "Livelong Learning," the monthly practitioner journal of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (Vol. 12, No. 7, pp. 13-17). Now viewed as a period reference article, it presents the relationship of adult and continuing education (ACE) and human resource development (HRD) in the late 1980s, providing both a description of the differences between ACE and HRD and the conceptual and programmatic reasons for these differences. When asked if it could be published again, I first thought of updating some of the data, particularly the ACE and HRD productivity. I didn't for two reasons. First, it would no longer be a period piece, where you could compare the ACE and HRD productivity with 25 year old data. Second, and more important, the purpose of the article was to emphasize how and why ACE and HRD would benefit from working together. Now, some 25 year later it is my observation that little has changed. The relationship between ACE and HRD is still about the same--they remain competitors that still don't talk and work with each other. [Reprinted with the permission of the author and publisher. Reprinted from: Smith, D. H. (2006). Adult continuing education and human resource development: Present competitors, potential partners. "New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development," v20 n1 p12-20 Win 2006, EJ983773.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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