ERIC Number: ED268276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Research in Adult Education. Proceedings of the National Seminar (Hyderabad, India, February 28-March 3, 1982).
Bhatia, S. C., Ed.; Patil, B. R., Ed.
These proceedings contain 17 papers presented at a seminar to identify and evaluate research studies conducted in the past with a view to providing guidance and ready reference for those who wish to conduct research in the future. A summary of recommendations appears first. Issues, researchable questions, and suggestions are made in three areas: identification of profiles, resources, and needs of adult learners; motivation and mobilization techniques in adult education; and linkages of adult education programs with other development programs. These papers are presented: "The Nature and Scope of Research for Adult Education and Development" (V. Eswara Reddy), "Research in Adult Education" (S. C. Bhatia), "Questions in and Reflections on Adult Education Research" (James A. Draper),"Methodological Issues in Adult Education Research in India" (R. Jayagopal), "Profile Development of Target Groups for Adult Education and Action" (B. R. Patil), "Adult Education among the Tribal Communities in India: Problems and Prospects" (G. P. Reddy), "Participation of Rural Workers and Interface with Development Agencies" (Prayag Mehta), "Towards a Typology by Needs of Adult Learners" (Asha Dixit), "Linkages and Participation with Development Agencies" (S. C. Dutta), "Workers' Education in India" (B. R. Virmani), "Training Methodology" (K. S. Pillai), "Linkages with Development Agencies," (C. N. V. Subba Reddy), "Evaluation Search and Research in Adult Education: Some Process Reflections" (T. V. Rao and R. Harihar), "Adult Education in Rural Development: A Study of the Process of Implementation of National Adult Education Programme" (B. C. Muthayya and Hemalatha Prasad), "Modernizing Evaluation in Adult Education" (Bishwa B. Catterjee), "A Comparative Study of the Relative Effectiveness of Four Methods of Teaching Literacy to Adults" (R. Krishna Rao), and "Research in Adult and Continuing Educaton, Non-Formal Education, and Life-Long Education" (D. Subba Rao). Appendixes include abstracts of research in adult education and a bibliography. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Conference Proceedings, Continuing Education, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Motivation, Nonformal Education, Program Evaluation, Rural Development
Indian Adult Education Association, 17-B Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi, India 110002 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Adult Education Association, New Delhi.
Identifiers - Location: India