ERIC Number: ED303647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
About a Week in Nottingham. Themes from the Conference of the International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education (2nd, Nottingham, England, July 13-18, 1986).
International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education, London (England).
The first five papers in these proceedings focus on the organization and process of the International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education (ILSCAE). They are "Product into Process: The International League, Its Background, Organization, and Structure" (Anette Svensson, Alan Tuckett); "The Language Question" (John Payne); "Gender Issues" (Jenny Scribbins); "Education for Women and Parent Education" (Jenny Scribbins); and "Non-Formal Social Education in Japan and Its Social Commitment" (Kenji Miwa). Five presentations on literacy are "The Politics of Research: What Should ILSCAE Do?" (Sue Gardener); "A Legal Literacy Project" (Lorraine Marx-Singer); "A Tale of Three Cities" (Ruth Nickse); "A Proposal to Revamp Literacy Education" (Bonnie Orr); and "Writing and Empowerment: Women in Residence" (Ruth Lesirge, Jane Mace). The introduction (by Titus Alexander) to Part 3, Across Institutional Barriers, is followed by "The Workshop Workers' Investigations" (Keith Forrester, Colin Thorne); "Urban Studies" (Julian Agyeman); "Economic Self-Management" (George Burt); "Adult Education and Librarians as Linkers" (Maj and Algar Klasson); "Adult Education for Popular Planning" (Titus Alexander); "Labour Market Training in Sweden" (Birgitta Thellman-Gustavson); "Participatory Action Research in Rural Chile" (Patricio Donoso); "Educating Adults as a Means towards Transforming Society: Some Lessons from Developmental Programmes in the 'Third World'" (Alan Rogers); and "Development of a Decision-Making Model for Cooperative Extension Participation in Community Issues Programmes" (David Deshler, Deborah Wood). Part 4 contains "The Peace Discussion" (David Waterman) and a "Response" (Piet Dijkstra). Appended are (1) a complete list and three-line summary of all papers given, and (2) a list of papers proposed but withdrawn. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education, London (England).
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