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Broschart, James R. – 1977
This synthesis of selected manuscripts, submitted to the Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education to aid in developing position statements that reflected the Bureau's view of chief issues surrounding the concept of lifelong learning, presents an overview of adult education in the United States. The first section is a brief listing of the public…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Community Coll. of Vermont, Montpelier. – 1979
The purpose of this faculty and staff manual is to gather together and present in a tabular format a composite of the learning delivery system used at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) and the resources that support its community- and competence-based approach to education. Each of the processes in the system is examined in terms of a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Ostrander, Betty; And Others – 1977
Text, illustrations, and reinforcement exercises are utilized in these nine learning modules to instruct nurses and expectant mothers in topics related to pre-natal care, labor, and post-partum readjustment. The first module, "Pre-Natal Evaluation" by Betty Ostrander, teaches the nurse to diagnose toxemia of pregnancy. The second module,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth, Clinical Diagnosis, Diseases
Douds, M. Jay – 1982
This summary describes the development of the Appalachian Community Service Network (ACSN), an educational cable television network that was originally launched as an experimental demonstration in the use of the latest telecommunications for the delivery of educational services. In describing how the stage was set for the eventual development of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Continuing Education
Donaldson, Joe F. – 1990
In this discussion of managing continuing education credit programming units, three themes emerge. The first theme is that unit administrators must rely upon leverage, or influence, to coordinate programs effectively and to gain the institution's acceptance of policies and procedures that support the credit programming unit and the adult learners…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Role, Adult Education, Adult Programs
Stavrou, Stavros – 1995
A study examined vocational education in Greece. First, vocational education was placed within the context of Greece's political and administrative structures and economy. The evolution of vocational education in Greece was traced. The structure, objectives, and delivery of general education and initial and further vocational education were…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education)
American Council on Education, Washington, DC. General Educational Development Testing Service. – 1998
This document consists of the five issues of the newsletter of the General Educational Development (GED) Testing Service: January/February, March/April, May/June, September/October, and November/December. Each issue contains information of interest to users of the GED examinations. The feature article for the January/February issue is "Next…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Disabilities, Educational Certificates, Equivalency Tests
Thorpe, Mary – 2000
Key issues related to the relationship between new technology and lifelong learning in the United Kingdom and elsewhere were identified through reviews of the literature on information and communications technology (ICT) and the literature on lifelong learning. Two overarching issues related to the interplay of new technology and lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Computer Uses in Education
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. – 1978
In addition to reporting on the technology of needs assessment and evaluation, these guidelines examine the context in which certain technologies should be employed, the opportunities/limitations of different methodologies, and the rationale for assessing needs and evaluating. The guidelines, intended for personnel at various levels and different…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Certification, Delivery Systems