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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
Gooler, Dennis D. – 1994
This paper describes how rural school districts can use educational technology to evolve into learning communities that meet the learning needs of all community members. The story of a fictitious small rural school district illustrates how the role of education can be expanded through technology. The superintendent developed a distance education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Community Education, Community Information Services
Abrams, Linda; And Others – 1982
This publication describes the major components of the Directorate of Community Education (PENMAS) Nonformal Education Project in Indonesia. Chapters 1-3 give an overview of PENMAS, including its history and development, and of the scope and goals of the project. Chapters 4-6 describe various types and levels of staff training conducted under the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Education, Developing Nations, Educational Cooperation
Perraton, Hilary – Teaching at a Distance, 1980
To what extent is it possible to produce materials centrally that meet the nonformal learning needs of distant communities, and how might local community groups use them? Experiences in Great Britain, Canada, Colombia, and rural education programs worldwide provide some insight. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Centralization, Community Education, Extension Education
Haslam, Carol – Educational Broadcasting International, 1979
Discusses changes in the open university which involved a wider range of courses that had nothing to do with the degree program, including in-service courses for teachers, courses for people working in the caring professions, and short courses for the community as a whole. (JEG)
Descriptors: Community Education, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations, External Degree Programs