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Planning Adult Learning

Issues, Practices and Directions, 1st Edition

Edited by William M. Rivera

Routledge

200 pages

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Originally published in 1987, this book challenged readers to consider the political issues, agency practices, and social directions of planning adult learning programs and services at the time. It confronts the subject of planning from the perspective of federally constituted countries where policies of decentralization generally prevail. It proposes that the concept of adult education may be too narrow to accommodate the breadth of adult learning in many different sectors, not only the Education sector. In clarifying main issues surrounding planning of adult learning, the book opens up new horizons for thinking about a field which heretofore had at best appeared conceptually confusing and politically unclear.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Notes on Contributors. Introduction Part 1: Conceptual, Political and Legal Issues in Planning Adult Learning 1. Adult Learning: Nomenclature Systems, Politics and Planning William M. Rivera 2. National Planning in a Decentralized System: The Experience of US Agricultural Research and Extension Susan G. Schram 3. Policy Development for Adult Education: The Law Alan M. Thomas Part 2: Agency Practices of Planning Adult Learning 4. United States Federal Government Planning for Adult Basic and Adult Secondary Education Paul V. Delker 5. Cooperative Extension System: A Case in Point Connie McKenna 6. The Impact of the FAO on the Planning of Extension and Adult Education in Member Countries Wajih D. Maalouf Part 3: Directions in Planning Adult Learning 7. Statewide Planning for Adult Learning Services Anne-Marie McCarten 8. Policy and Planning in Adult Education: The International Dimension Seth Spaulding Conclusion 9. Planning Adult Learning: What the Issues, Practices, and Directions Suggest about the Scope and Control of the Field William M. Rivera. Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General