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Toso, Blaire Willson, Ed. – Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) presents, alongside the Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy at Penn State University, these proceedings from the research strand at the 22nd National Conference on Family Literacy. Through these sessions, NCFL's conference continues to provide the latest research in family education…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Parent Participation, Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education
Orem, Richard A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains 41 papers and 11 poster session presentations from a conference on research-to-practice in adult, continuing, and community education. The following are among the papers included: "Learning in a Multicultural Environment" (Mansur Abdullah, Cory Eisenberg, Willard C. Hall Jr., Pauline Valvo); "How to Engage in…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England). – 2001
This paper details the work of Demos and the Learning and Skills Development Agency to examine how new institutional structures for supporting lifelong learning can develop in ways that best support community-based learning activities in the United Kingdom. Three seminar background papers and notes are provided, each followed by seminar notes.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community, Community Control, Community Development
Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings consist of 44 presentations in these categories: distance education and evaluation; community issues and research; multicultural issues and research; teaching and learning; research methods; and organizational development. The papers are "Philosophical Foundations of Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning" (Alfred);…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 2000
This publication contains materials from a forum on the changing nature of work (CNW) that brought together researchers and research users to hear how to use findings to improve vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. An overview of the program and biographical information on presenters and panel members follow. The next section…
Descriptors: Administration, Adult Education, Developed Nations, Dislocated Workers
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
Austin, Ann, Ed.; Hynes, Geraldine E., Ed.; Miller, Roxanne T., Ed. – 1999
This document contains the proceedings of a 1999 conference on adult, continuing, and community education held in St. Louis, Missouri. The following 39 papers are included: "Program Effectiveness Evaluation: Recertification and Job Upgrading for Adult Refugees" (Non-Native Speakers of English) (Adelman); "Rethinking the Linkages between Higher and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning
Center for Systems and Program Development, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1989
This document presents conference materials and five conference papers on literacy and the hearing impaired. Preceding the papers, a section of general information provides an introduction, conference format information, and a commentary by Michael Rodda. Recommendations from the work groups and an executive summary are then presented.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cognitive Processes, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education
Perlman, Leonard G., Ed.; Austin, Gary F., Ed. – 1987
This monograph contains papers from the Switzer Seminar on issues regarding the problems of aging, disabilities, and rehabilitation. It is intended for use by rehabilitation counselors, psychologists, gerontologists, researchers, administrators, consumers, legislators, and others interested in providing better services to Americans growing older.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Aging (Individuals), Conference Proceedings
Rivera, William M., Ed.; Walker, Sharon M., Ed. – 1984
These 41 papers reflect the conference's focus on nonformal adult education. A major goal of the conference was to facilitate dialogue between researchers and practitioners who are concerned with lifelong learning issues. Four papers focus on aging, specifically intergenerational experiences, preretirement leisure counseling, aging of the work…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Landers, Keneston, Comp. – 1986
These proceedings contain 58 papers. Selected brief titles are: "Teaching Reading in Advanced English to Adult Chinese Students" (Bao); "Analyzing the Training of Trainers and Adult Educators" (Boshier); "Knowledge Utilization in Social Work Practice" (Baskett); "Adult Education in the U.K." (Bright); "Developing Media Literacy in Adults"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Educational Policy
Bruno, Sam J., Ed.; Pettit, John D., Jr., Ed. – 1985
These conference proceedings contain the following 23 presentations: "Development of a Communication Skill Model Using Interpretive Structural Modeling" (Karen S. Nantz and Linda Gammill); "The Coincidence of Needs: An Inventional Model for Audience Analysis" (Gina Burchard); "A Computer Algorithm for Measuring Readability" (Terry D. Lundgren);…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Administration, Business Communication, Business Education
Petry, John R., Ed.; Guth, Lorraine J., Ed. – 1988
Abstracts of papers presented during discussion and display sessions, symposia, and training sessions at the Mid-South Educational Research Association (MSERA) Annual Meeting in 1988 are presented. Papers presented during the display sessions discuss the following topics: the use of data maps for displaying/analyzing statistical data; programs for…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Display Aids
Berlin, L. S., Ed. – 1985
This document contains the following papers on practical applications of research on adult and continuing education: "Elderly Criminal Behavior: Linking Research to Practice," by Donald J. Bachand and Carl I. Brahce; "Father? Teacher? Friend? Instructor-Student Relationships in a Refugee Class," by Gary J. Bekker; "The Small Group: Understanding…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Miguel, Richard J., Ed. – 1985
These proceedings summarize the information exchanged at a teleconference involving more than 3,000 participants focusing on the following aspects of the relationship between schooling and employment: (1) what employers are looking for in employees, (2) employers' priorities in making hiring decisions, and (3) education and training on the job.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Cooperative Programs
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