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Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. University for Man. – 1982
The 1981 report describes current activities, publications and films, sources of financial support, and organizational overview of the University for Man (UFM), founded in 1967 in Manhattan, Kansas, on the concept of citizens learning from each other and involving themselves to affect their community. The organization is divided into three program…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Community Education, Experiential Learning
Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. University for Man. – 1983
During 1982-83, University for Man (UFM) focused on three areas: the Manhattan, Kansas, community where over 1,000 course programs and community service projects, led by more than 1,000 volunteers ranging in age from 8 to 80, involved over 10,000 participants; the state of Kansas where UFM served 46 communities with rural development/community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Community Education, Experiential Learning
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
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1981
This issue contains extracts from twenty-one country reports and case studies presented to the Unesco Regional Seminar on Adult Education and Development in Bangkok, November 24-December 4, 1980. The excerpts have an emphasis on innovations in adult education in the region. Countries and programs discussed include (1) community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Farmer Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
Barriga, Patricio; And Others – 1976
This paper describes the concept, training, and experiences of community facilitators as change agents in a nonformal education project in rural Ecuador. Presently, the social, economic, and political context of the rural Ecuadorian consists of poverty, racial prejudice, economic exploitation, and psychological dependency. The project attempted to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Assertiveness, Basic Skills, Change Agents
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Narang, Renuka H. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Suggests that college students could begin to repay their debt to society during their studies by participating in a nonformal system of community education and outreach. Describes how this strategy was implemented in India to provide political education for older members of society. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Students, Community Education, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Zeitlyn, Jonathan – Bulletin of Environmental Education, 1985
The Fleet Community Education Center is a working example of successful nonformal local community education. A description of the center and its facilities is provided. (ML)
Descriptors: Community Education, Environmental Education, Nonformal Education, Program Descriptions
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Moncada-Davidson, Lillian – Montessori Life, 1995
Describes a community-based education program for women and children in extreme poverty. The program educates women in a nonformal education program that uses Montessori pedagogical methods as its underlying philosophy. The women also develop a daycare center as part of this pilot program that adapts conventional Montessori practices to educate…
Descriptors: Community Education, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Females
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Saint, K. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Describes adult educational policy, organization, and administration in Thailand and its six categories of programs: functional literacy, academic and general education, vocational, reading skills promotion, public education, and radio/television nonformal education. Closely related to the formal educational system, Thailand's adult education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Education, Developing Nations
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Fordham, Paul – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1978
Describes the growth of adult education and adult education research in Britain and outlines four government-financed educational research programs: survey of non-vocational provision, adult literacy program, new communities project, and paid educational leave. Notes the importance of international contacts in pursuing adult education research.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Community Education, Educational Finance
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