IACE Hall of Fame Repository

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

10-2000

Induction Class Year

1998

Abstract

Extensive research and experiences have been conducted in to the processes necessary for moving a university or college toward a lifelong learning orientation. These ideas are presented here for consideration and assistance for these who wish to implement and test the ideas in new and different contexts. This paper focuses on the following elements: A definition of lifelong learning; Criteria producing a solution to today's lifelong learning issues, Faculty development of good practice oriented toward understanding and helping adults learn; Domains for planning and implementing a successful lifelong learning institution; Understanding developments that will change the environment in which lifelong adult learning will take place, and The experience of adult learning innovation over the last generation and some of its important contributions to this rapidly changing environment.