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Using the Media for Adult Basic Education

1st Edition

Edited by Anthony Kaye, Keith Harry


256 pages

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Originally published in 1982 this volume examines some of the themes and issues involved in the combined use of broadcasting, distance teaching methods and local tutorial or counselling provision for adult basic education. Particular emphasis is laid on identifying means of reaching groups and individuals with special needs in literacy, numeracy and social skills. Detailed case-studies are presented, drawn from the UK, France, Denmark, The Netherlands and Canary Islands.

Table of Contents

1. Using the Media for Adult Basic Education Anthony Kaye 2. Télé-Promotion Rurale, Rhône-Alpes, Auvergne, France Marc Girardin 3. Just the Job, Wesward TV/NEC, UK Barry Reeves 4. The Open University Community Education Programme, UK Judith Calder and Nick Farnes 5. The Adult Literacy Initiative 1974-79, UK Arthur Jones and Alan Charnley 6. Danish for Adults, Danmarks Radio Peter Olaf Looms 7. Open School, Netherlands Lies Vellekoop 8. Radio ECCA, Canary Islands Luis Espina Cepeda 9. Directory and Selective Bibliography Keith Harry

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Adult Education

Against a background of profound wordwide social and economic change, the concept of lifelong learning has come increasingly into the public eye. As educators and policy-makers rethink the meaning of education, the purpose of schooling and the place of learning in our everyday lives, educational institutions are opening up to those traditionally deprived of the opportunity. The books in this set, originally published between 1979 and 1992 with many including global case studies reflect upon major issues confronting adult educators worldwide and

  • discuss the role of adult education in social and community action
  • examine the relationship between class and adult education
  • look at the concept of culture and the transmission of cultural values in relations to adult education
  • evaluate the role of adult education in reducing unemployment
  • case studies of adult education programmes in Afria, Asia and Latin America.

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