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Expanding Access to Knowledge Continuing Higher Education NUCEA 1915-1990

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Author Name: Rohfeld, Rae Wahl

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: New

Publisher U.S.A. National University Continuing Education Association 1990

ISBN Number 90081657

Seller ID 012935

New. Expanding Access to Knowledge Continuing Higher Education NUCEA 1915-1990 By Rohfeld, Rae Wahl In honor of its 75th anniversary, the National University Continuing Education Association (NUCEA) presents this compendium of the history of continuing higher education. It traces the adult education movement from its beginnings and explores the role of continuing education and NUCEA in the 20th century. Articles, excerpts, and reports are organized into the following six sections: (1) The Beginnings of University Extension; (2) Defining and Developing University Extension; (3) Challenges and Opportunities after World War II; (4) Community Development and the War on Poverty; (5) Adult Students Move toward Majority Status; (6) Toward the 21st Century. Sample papers from each of the sections include: "On Teaching by Correspondence" (W. R. Harper-1880's); "Workers' Education and University Extension" (Spencer Miller, Jr.-1923); "The Role of Extension Centers in the Teaching Programs of the University" (Stanley Campbell-1956); "The Impact of Urbanization on University Extension" (Kenneth Haygood-1960's); "July 9, 1985 Testimony on Aid for Part-Time Students" (Harvey J. Stedman); and "Shifting Demographics: Implications for the Community and Higher Education" (David Hayes-Bautista-1988). Appendixes include a 1915 program of the organization, and listings of NUCEA presidents and NUCEA member institutions, affiliates, and associates. Includes 12 references. (DB)Note: N/A Identifiers: National University Continuing Education Assn Record Type: Non-Journal Level: 3 - Indexed only Institutions: National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC. Publication Date: 1990-00-00 Pages: 265 Pub Types: Books: Format: Paperback : Historical Materials Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 90-081657

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