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Transformations : a history of UBC Continuing Studies / Scott McLean and Eric Damer.

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Robertson Library LC5254.3.V36M35 2012 37348007174980 STACKS Available -
Subject: University of British Columbia. Continuing Studies > History.
University of British Columbia. Dept. of University Extension.
University of British Columbia. Centre for Continuing Education.
Continuing education > British Columbia > Vancouver > History.
University extension > British Columbia > Vancouver > History.

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  • ISBN: 9780888650085
  • Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Continuing Studies, c2012.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: UBC and the people of British Columbia -- Staying the course -- Transformations -- Chapter One: Building the Foundations of Extension, 1915-1935 -- Agricultural extension -- Mining -- Botany -- Extension lectures -- Summer session and professional education -- Establishing the Department of University Extension -- Chapter Two: The Extension era, 1936-1970 -- The Early Years -- Post-war growth -- Challenges in the 1960s -- Chapter Three: Supporting rural livelihoods and urban careers -- Agricultural extension -- Residential youth training -- Home economics and handicrafts -- Fisheries education -- Forestry programs -- Continuing professional education -- Teacher training and early childhood education -- Communications -- Evening courses in business and management -- Conference services -- Certificate and diploma programs -- Extension credit studies -- Chapter Four: Fostering cultural enrichment -- Extension lectures and radio programs -- Fine arts -- Drama and theatre -- Summer School of the Arts and the Fine Arts Festival -- Social sciences and humanities -- Language and travel programs -- Extension library service -- Movies, slide shows, and records -- Chapter Five: Cultivating public-minded citizens -- Study group programs -- Living Room Learning -- Public affairs courses and conferences -- Education for human and social services volunteers and professionals -- Building the field of adult education -- Chapter Six: From Extension to UBC Continuing Studies, 1970-present -- From extension to continuing education -- The Centre for Continuing Education -- UBC Continuing Studies -- Chapter Seven: Educating adults for the knowledge economy -- Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries -- Education, Law, and Social Work -- Engineering, Architecture, and Community and Regional Planning -- Continuing Professional Education after decentralization at UBC -- Computer science and information technologies -- Intercultural communication and international development -- Niche occupations and specialized professional programs -- Writing programs and academic development -- Credit studies -- Chapter Eight: Understanding diversity in a global environment -- Fine Arts -- Humanities and social sciences -- Languages -- English language programs -- Study travel -- Chapter Nine: Nurturing civic engagement -- Workshops, courses and evening lectures in public affairs -- Women's Resources Centre -- Programming for seniors -- Programming for Aboriginal people -- Education for environmental sustainability -- Chapter Ten: Transformations -- Staying the course -- Social and educational change -- Transforming lives.
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