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Patrut, Bogdan; Patrut, Monica; Cmeciu, Camelia – IGI Global, 2013
As web applications play a vital role in our society, social media has emerged as an important tool in the creation and exchange of user-generated content and social interaction. The benefits of these services have entered in the educational areas to become new means by which scholars communicate, collaborate and teach. Social Media and the New…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Environment, School Holding Power, Interpersonal Relationship
Indabawa, Sabo A., Ed.; Oduaran, Akpovire, Ed.; Afrik, Tai, Ed.; Walters, Shirley, Ed. – 2000
This document contains 21 papers examining the state of adult and continuing education in Africa. The following papers are included: "Introduction: An Overview of the State of Adult and Continuing Education in Africa" (Akpovire Oduaran); "Setting the Tone of Adult and Continuing Education in Africa" (Michael A. Omolewa);…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Stromquist, Nelly P. – 1987
A theory, anchored in a socialist feminist perspective, is presented about the state and the education of women. Propositions of the theory are compared with data from a study of 31 international development agencies about the behavior of the state regarding the education of women. The study focused on basic education, defined as the first 4 or 5…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Females
Kidd, Ross – 1982
Intended as a tool for non-formal education practitioners and researchers in identifying a range of relatively fugitive material, this bibliography includes 1,779 references to descriptive and analytical materials concerning the use of the performing arts as a medium for education and social change in the Third World. An introductory essay offers…
Descriptors: Community Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Folk Culture
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
Knox, Alan B. – 1987
Adult continuing education practitioners in the United States can improve their planning and decision making by developing an understanding of major societal influences on their programs. One way of understanding local influences is to learn about such influences on educational programs for adults in other national settings. This monograph is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Sakya, T. M., Comp.; Meyer, G. Rex, Comp. – 1997
This book, which is intended for practitioners and researchers engaged in education, presents a comprehensive account and analysis of the major initiatives and programs developed by the Asia and Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL), which was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to promote…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education
Ain Shams Univ., Cairo (Egypt). Faculty of Education. – 1987
This report was prepared as a follow-up to the implementation of recommendations of the Tbilisi Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education. The objectives of the 1987 meeting were to examine concepts and needs, identify major environmental issues and problems, and establish a process and guidelines for nonformal environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
Tisher, Richard P., Ed. – 1987
A diversity of themes are addressed in the papers presented in this document; they include new topic areas as well as concerns that have been cited in previous issues. The papers focus on such topics as: (1) problem solving; (2) cognition; (3) the learning environment; (4) energy education; (5) the use of diagrams; (6) scientific methodology; (7)…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Structures, College Science, Elementary School Science
Hewitson, Mal, Ed. – 1982
In these papers the authors consider the changing societal context for education, examine concepts and research on existing recurrent education practice, and document constraints on and future prospects of inservice education for teachers. The introduction provides an overview of the teaching role in the paper, "Recurrent Education for…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Technology
Hunter, John M. – 1981
Education in general and specific educational projects fit into the construct of the allocation of investment resources that is basic to economic theory. Two techniques of computing returns to education and education projects are benefit-cost ratios and rates of return, which both rely on measuring costs and benefits. While measuring costs is…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Developing Nations, Economic Research
Mehretu, Doree – 1983
This 658-item bibliography lists some of the development and non-formal education literature that is available in Spanish at Michigan State University's Non-Formal Education Information Center Library. Published primarily between 1966 and 1982, the cited materials describe development projects and experiences or ideas of planners and practitioners…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Development, Developing Nations
Bhatia, S. C., Ed.; Patil, B. R., Ed. – 1983
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:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Sweet, Richard; And Others – 1986
This publication is intended to take raw data on the labor market and educational and demographic trends in Australia and convert them to useful information for those who work in the areas of education and employment. It contains over 130 tables of data on education and labor market trends throughout Australia; a case study of participation in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Demography, Educational Trends
Sanchez, James Joseph, Comp.; Romero, Patricia, Comp. – 1985
Intended as an introduction to the use of educational media in the Less Developed Countries (LDCs), this bibliography provides an overview of materials available in government documents collections. The 33 documents listed are derived principally from the Agency for International Development (AID), with 2 documents having been included from the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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