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Imel, Susan – 2000
A number of perspectives on adult education are evident in the international literature, with publications from the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education held in Hamburg, Germany, in July 1997, a particularly rich source of information. A clear trend in the conference and the documents it produced was the critical importance of adult…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developed Nations
Kerka, Sandra – 1996
Within the last decade, many schools and departments of home economics have changed their name to "human ecology," whereas others have become "family and consumer sciences," and still others have remained unchanged. "Human ecology" has tended to be used more in higher education, and "family and consumer sciences," in secondary schools and…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Educational Change