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Grandstaff, Marvin – 1974
The concept of nonformal education (NFE) is explored in a series of team reports. These reports fulfill the first objective, knowledge building, of a program that will culminate in the application of the knowledge about NFE in developing areas of the world through consultation, technical assistance, workshops, and information dissemination.…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational Needs
Grandstaff, Marvin; And Others – 1974
Historical perspectives on nonformal education are examined in this report which is one of a series on nonformal education. Background information for the series is included in document SO 008 058. Chapter 1 relates nonformal education to the concept of development now held by such international assistance agencies as the World Bank and UNESCO.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Development
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Grandstaff, Marvin – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Concentrates on the fit between an educational strategy like nonformal education and a development problem. Explores the thesis that it is important to delineate the character and function of educational strategies both formal and nonformal, in terms of their potential for addressing varying human contexts. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Educational Planning, Educational Problems, Educational Resources
Grandstaff, Marvin – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1978
Explores the role of nonformal education in educational planning. Concludes that nonformal and formal educational program planners should cooperate to meet an increasing variety of educational needs. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cultural Influences, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Grandstaff, Marvin – 1974
The major contention of this paper is that the emphasis in developing countries on non-formal alternatives to formal schooling can be related to a major reconstruction now underway of the concept of economic development. The earlier concept of development is defined as economic growth reflected in increased gross national product, principally…
Descriptors: Decentralization, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Planning
Brembeck, Cole S.; Grandstaff, Marvin – 1974
The two essays contained in this discussion paper examine means for determining alternatives to formal education. "The Strategic Uses of Comparative Learning Environments" assumes that different environments are conducive to accomplishing different goals. In the future there is a need to find out more about the structural properties and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Development, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Planning