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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Academy

1999

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Overview Of The 84th Annual Ucea Conference: Blurring The Boundaries Of The Academy, Karen Berthold, David Grossman, Paul Hamlin, Sue Maes, James Narduzzi, Thomas Shostak Jan 1999

Overview Of The 84th Annual Ucea Conference: Blurring The Boundaries Of The Academy, Karen Berthold, David Grossman, Paul Hamlin, Sue Maes, James Narduzzi, Thomas Shostak

School of Professional and Continuing Studies Faculty Publications

To meet the challenges of the next century, continuing higher education is recreating itself to assume position of campus-wide leadership. Traditional continuing education units that were simply the university's off-campus course providers are using their organizational flexibility to take on innovative and expanded roles that include for-profit distance learning centers, international educational partnerships, welfare-to-work initiatives, and post-baccalaureate programs for the changing workforce. While maintaining the academy's high standards of scholarship and research, continuing education is also being asked to become a lead voice in conceiving the new academy and in linking the university to the demands of society ...