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Beyond 2000; future directions for adult education

Publisher: Applied Behavioral & Cognitive Sciences, Inc

Published At: El Cajon, CA

Date Published: 1999

Distributor: National Adult Literacy Database Inc

Source Address: Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street

Source City/State/Zip: Fredericton, NB Canada E3B 1H8

Phone: 506-457-6900

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; Federal Programs; Educational Policy; Educational Planning

The paper provides adult educators with information that they can use to produce perspectives for the future of adult education in the first decade beyond 2000. Part 1 gives a perspective on the Federal Adult Education program which began in the 1960's. Part 2 reviews social, economic, technological, neuroscience and cognitive science trends and activities. Part 3 examines government and legislative trends shifting responsibility to the local level. Part 4 discusses planning issues involved in moving adult education from a marginal to a mainstream position in the U.S. educational system.

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