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International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education, London (England). – 1986
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"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Community Education, Conference Proceedings
Nicholson, Heather Johnston; And Others – 1987
There is evidence that more boys than girls have experience in activities related to science and mathematics outside of school and that there are a number of kinds of interventions that can sustain girls' interest and participation in science and mathematics. What is missing is a theoretical explanation for the phenomenon that more boys than girls…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females
Arizona State Univ., Tempe. – 1985
These proceedings contain the texts of the following 44 papers: "Adult Development in Midlife, Childless Women" (Rita Keneipp); "Analysis of the Relationship between Cognitive Style (Field Dependence-Field Independence) and Level of Learning" (Eugene Tootle); "Reconceptualizing Adult Education Participation" (Peter Cookson); "Adulthood:…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
In many countries in Asia and Oceania, various development programs such as agriculture and health services have included population education components. Presented in this set of abstract-bibliographies are summaries of publications which describe such population education efforts that use the nonformal approach. Documents selected illustrate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations
Conroy, Barbara; And Others – 1980
This report contains six presentations by members of the Task Force on Libraries and Lifelong Learning. "Library Programming for Groups with Special Needs" describes the library as a local alternative education agency, complementing school systems, and ways libraries serve adults with special needs through outreach and special programming efforts.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Goldschmidt, Douglas; And Others – Development Communication Report, 1980
The focus of this issue of Development Communication Report is the use of two-way radio to deliver medical services in isolated areas. Three articles provide (1) a discussion of the advantages, functions, and system components and costs of two-way systems--as well as problems--citing several projects in developing countries; (2) a description of a…
Descriptors: Costs, Developing Nations, Employed Women, Health Personnel
Warfield, John N. – 1979
This volume serves as an overview document for a six-volume sourcebook collection describing the development of a regional environmental learning system. Included in this volume are: (1) organization of the sourcebook, (2) project description, (3) issues, (4) definitions of environmental education, (5) approaches and strategies for environmental…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1978
Both parts I and II of the dossier are collections of selected activities directed toward the deprived young in a developing world. This book, part II, departs from its predecessor in that it takes a more global view of education services to both children and adults in developing countries. Part A discusses the philosophy and scope of the dossier.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Role, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. – 1980
Eight 1980 innovative programs in continuing education are described which won awards from the American College Testing Program and the National University Extension Association. Awards were granted according to programs' transferability, innovativeness, workability, and impact in one of four categories: instructional programs, student services…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Awards, Career Change
Vella, Jane Kathryn – 1979
The effectiveness of visual aids in nonformal education depends on their relevance to the audience with which they are used, and this booklet provides a discussion of various factors for field workers to consider in designing and using simple visual aids in developing countries. Four specific types of visual aids are discussed in some…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Models
Smith, William A. – 1976
Techniques for applying Brazilian adult educator and political organizer Paulo Freire's theory of "conscientizacao" are discussed. Freire's pedagogy is designed to liberate both oppressor and oppressed from the victimization of the oppressive system through "conscientizacao" or consciousness raising. The term refers to the developmental processes…
Descriptors: Developmental Stages, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Innovation, Educational Principles
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1975
The document presents 11 papers dealing with educational administration in developing nations. It is intended to aid UNESCO staff members and other educational advisors as they collaborate with policy makers in developing nations to improve educational programs. Written by staff members of UNESCO's Division of Educational Finance, the papers…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
Banathy, Bela H.; And Others – 1977
This report describes an investigation of means of linking programs of the formal education sectors and the nonformal education sectors. The report is organized in three sections. The first section presents an overview, goals and objectives, phases, and interactions between the parties to the investigation. This section also describes the…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Curriculum Development, Environment, Environmental Education
The NFE Exchange, 1978
Presenting an international perspective on non-formal education development efforts for women, this booklet contains (1) an article on women in development, (2) highlights of nonformal education projects for women, and (3) a bibliography of documents and journals on world-side issues related to women in development. The article is an overview of…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Essays
National Commission on Resources for Youth, Inc., New York, NY. – 1973
Ways in which young people have delivered needed services to their communities and have improved on previously established systems for delivering these services are described. The forty projects suggest some of the ways to provide teenagers with learning experiences that meet their own particular needs and, at the same time, offer a genuine and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Action, Community Services, Delivery Systems
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