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Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

1993

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Effective Techniques/Methods For Conference Presentations: Research Issues, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1993

Effective Techniques/Methods For Conference Presentations: Research Issues, John A. Henschke Edd

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Consistent pleas have been made for using participative techniques/methods in adult, continuing, community or extension education conference designs and presentations which assure more stimulating and proactive learning experiences. Despite these pleas, conference audiences, often quite large in number, are typically "treated" to lectures, papers, stilted presentations, etc., and have little opportunity for participation in the proceedings of the conference sessions. Nevertheless, many publications and one definition of "conference" suggest that although the degree of conference participativeness varies, the "better" ones have resource persons who not only imaginatively devise ways to obtain participants input via small group work as well ...