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Ewert, D. Merrill – 1980
Education has long been a development priority in Africa. The failure and limitations of formal education have led to the emergence of nonformal alternatives of various types. They include extension education, training programs, multipurpose educational programs (for middle-level professionals), cooperative self-help programs (community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Community Development, Community Involvement
Whaples, Gene C.; Ewert, D. Merrill – 1981
This report of the proceedings of the Third Annual Lifelong Learning Research Conference held at the University of Maryland, February 6-7, 1981, contains abstracts of forty-eight papers, three symposium papers, and the plenary address. The conference focus was on nonformal adult education. Papers deal with environmental/leisure education issues,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Community Development
Whaples, Gene C.; Ewert, D. Merrill – 1979
The proceedings of the 1979 Lifelong Learning Research Conference held at the University of Maryland are reported in this document. Focusing upon non-formal adult education, the papers presented deal with environmental/leisure education issues, adult/continuing education concerns, community development, international education, volunteerism, and…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Community Development, Conference Reports
Ewert, D. Merrill – New Directions for Continuing Education, 1982
The involvement of learners in planning their own programs is central to continuing education. The issues raised by the application of this principle are examined through case studies of several rural African communities. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Community Involvement, Continuing Education, Educational Planning