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Benson, Phil, Ed.; Reinders, Hayo, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
This comprehensive exploration of theoretical and practical aspects of out-of-class teaching and learning, from a variety of perspectives and in various settings around the world, includes a theoretical overview of the field, 11 data-based case studies, and practical advice on materials development for independent learning. Contents of this book…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Independent Study, Multilingualism, Second Language Learning
Finnish National Commission for UNESCO, Helsinki. – 1988
This document includes three parts and six appendixes. Part 1 is the general report of the 1987 UNESCO seminar on international education for adults held in Finland. Among the topics covered are key issues and the role of leaders of nonformal education and of adult educators in international education. Part 2 provides the reports of four working…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, International Education
Odora, Catherine, Ed.; And Others – 1992
Fourteen papers are provided from a symposium to provide general input into the 1990 Unesco International Literacy Year by reviewing and documenting existing knowledge and current issues in the field of women and literacy with special emphasis on developing countries. Specific topics are as follows: the definition of literacy; review of methods;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Ekstrand, Lars Henric – 1990
"Children in India and Sweden" is the name of an interactive exchange project between the University of Lund and several partners in Orissa, India. It is based on a philosophy of mutual learning and cooperation between developed and developing countries. Its aims include improved teacher training and support of educational research in…
Descriptors: Community Development, Cultural Awareness, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Swedish Inst., Stockholm. – 1985
An estimated one-third of Sweden's adult population pursues some type of studies. The primary forms of education and training available for adults in Sweden are residential adult colleges, folk high schools, voluntary educational associations or study circles, municipal and national adult education programs, adult basic education programs, public…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing Education
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Bates, A. W. – 1978
This report on the organization, development, and dissemination of educational and commercial radio and television programs by the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company includes some of the research being done at the Open University. A planned reorganization of Sveriges Radio into two separate television channels and several channels for local…
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Educational Radio, Educational Television, Foreign Countries