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Stinehart, Kathleen – 1987
Both Mexico and the United States make use of communications technologies for distance education. In the United States, distance learning programs are plentiful. Most focus on a postsecondary level of learning and are planned and carried out by the individual sponsoring institution. A variety of technologies are used, including educational…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations, Distance Education
Sesow, F. Wm.; Chapman, Denise – 1981
The purposes of this study are to compare school and non-school acquisition of knowledge as perceived by Australian and American elementary school children, and to determine if children acquire more knowledge about their own country than foreign children do. A total of 156 American 5th and 6th graders and 100 Australian 6th and 7th year students…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness
Oliver, Leonard P. – 1987
The study circle concept, now almost a century old, is by far the most popular form of adult education in Sweden. Swedish study circles are sponsored by 10 national educational associations that receive substantial annual subsidies from the national government. Together with 140 folk high schools (residential adult programs), university short…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Discussion Groups, Educational History
Graham, Robert; And Others – 1985
This paper: (1) reviews the goals and directions of United States marine education; (2) reports the findings of three surveys which were designed to provide a perspective on current Canadian efforts in marine education; and (3) presents a set of proposed goals and future directions for marine education in Canada. Federal agencies with a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Paulston, Rolland G. – 1979
The article describes how folk educational programs in the United States and in the Scandinavian countries work toward behavioral and social change efforts. The conditions under which collective change efforts create their own educational programs, the most effective pedagogical processes, and the variables associated with successful attempts to…
Descriptors: Activism, Adult Education, Attitude Change, Change Agents
Naval Education and Training Command, Washington, DC. – 1978
Designed for individual study and nonformal classroom instruction, this Navy training manual provides subject matter that relates to the occupational standards of the construction mechanic rating. Each chapter includes line drawings, diagrams, and photos illustrating the subject matter. Subjects covered include the following: preparation for…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Auto Mechanics, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Evaluation
Srinivasan, Lyra – 1977
In this book, the first of a series on functional education for individual, community, and national development, the author shares her understanding of the needs of nonformal education and what may prove useful to fulfill these needs. The content is in three sections. The first one identifies the forces that have converged to give nonformal…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Adult Students
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Rivera, William M.; Dohmen, Gunther – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1985
Following a brief section on definitions of politics, political systems, and educational policy, the article reviews major systems for thinking specifically about adult learning: continuing, recurrent and nonformal education, and lifelong learning as related but distinct concepts, and the question of central control by national government.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Comparative Education, Continuing Education
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World Education Reports, 1995
This issue focuses on several efforts in maternal and child health education and environmental sanitation throughout the world in which bridges between technical content and participatory education have been built successfully. The following articles are included: "Editorial" (David Kahler, Bonnie Mullinix); "Women's Health…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies
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Armstrong, Paul, Ed.; And Others – 1997
The following are among the 104 papers included: "Vocational Education and Training Partnerships in Remote Aboriginal Communities" (Arnott, Dembski); "Participation in Adult Education" (Benn); "Learning Organisations" (Bierema); "A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the Institutional Dynamics Involved in a…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education
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Kulich, Jindra, Comp. – 1996
This bibliography lists 1,721 reports and publications that examine adult education in at least two countries and were published between 1945 and 1995. The oldest publications date from 1949, and the final 44 documents listed constitute a partial list of the international comparative adult education publications published in 1996. Publications are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning
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