By Peter Jarvis

ISBN-10: 0203417216

ISBN-13: 9780203417218

Containing over 5000 crucial references to humans, enterprises, phrases and ideas within the box of grownup schooling, this thorough and finished quantity represents the normal reference for a person looking details at the schooling of adults.

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Co-operative College of Canada See Western Co-operative College. co-operative education A form of education in which the school and the occupational field co-operate in order to provide a joint educational programme with alternate attendance in both school and work. A concept used in US education. co-operative extension The extramural programme offered by land grant universities in America to the agricultural communities. Among the largest adult education programmes in the world. See Co-operative Extension Service.

In many instances in the United Kingdom, this is an honorary position. change agent An individual who introduces, or is a catalyst in, organizational change, ie changes in culture, procedures, structures, etc. Change agents might INTERNATIONAL DICTIONARY OF ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION 25 be human resource developers, managers, consultants, leaders, or merely experts, etc. channels of communication 1. A term that is used to refer to the fact that people receive their sense experiences through a number of different senses, or channels, so that there can be a compensation if one of the senses is in any way defective.

See community college for the US equivalent. college of further and higher education As some of the colleges of further education have sought to expand their role into higher education they have changed their titles to colleges of further and higher education. college of higher education The title adopted by some of the colleges of education which diversified in the 1970s in the United Kingdom. college of technology A college of further education, in which technology is regarded as central to its curriculum.

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