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Cases on Leadership in Adult Education

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Strong leadership is the cornerstone of advancement. Nowhere is this more important than the field of education, where students undergo training to effectively overcome obstacles and challenges, whether in the classroom or in the workforce. Cases on Leadership in Adult Education highlights real-world examples of students inspired and invigorated to higher levels of achievement in both their professional and academic lives, as well as instances of leadership gone wrong and examples of what not to do when put in charge of an organization. Featuring case studies covering a wide range of disciplines, this book is a valuable resource for instructors of adult education in universities and community colleges, practitioners in the education field, adult students of various backgrounds, and mangers or leaders seeking improvement within their respective organizations. This authoritative reference source features chapters on a broad scope of education and training issues including, but not limited to, agricultural training, leadership styles, lifelong learning, management issues, poverty reduction, rehabilitation programs, trends in teaching culture, and vocational training.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Foreword
    1. REFERENCE
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Leadership Theory and Practice in Adult Education
    1. Chapter 1: Leadership of Educational Opportunities for Adults
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EXAMPLES OF TASKS
      4. EXPLANATIONS AND ACTIONS
      5. BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAY ON ADDITIONAL READINGS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Leadership Role of Adult Education Departments in the Practice of Adult Education in Nigeria
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      6. RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Trends in Human Resource Development in Zimbabwe
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
      4. CHARACTERISTICS OF PROGRESSIVE LEADERSHIP
      5. THE FORMALIZATION OF NON-FORMAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
      6. THE NON-FORMALIZATION OF FORMAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS (AND VICE VERSA)
      7. THE “UNIVERSALIZATION” OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
      8. THE NON-FORMALIZATION OF INFORMAL EDUCATION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Leadership in Basic and Vocational Education and Agricultural Extension
    1. Chapter 4: Management Issues in the Botswana Adult Basic Education Program
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. THE CASE BACKGROUND
      3. THE CASE AND ITS SETTING
      4. MANAGING ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS
      5. CHALLENGES FACED BY THE PROGRAM
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 5: The Supervision of Programs in Prisons and Rehabilitation Department
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANISATIONAL BACKGROUND
      4. SUPERVISION IN CHANGING CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
      5. CHALLENGES ON PRISON SUPERVISION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY WORDS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 6: A Case Study on Training and Leadership
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANISATION BACKGROUND
      3. SUPPORTING COMMUNITY DETAILED PLANNING PROCESS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR LIFELONG LEARNING AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN AFRICA
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 7: Striking a Perfect Fit in Leadership Style for Effective Farmer Training in Botswana
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. CASE BACKGROUND
      3. CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP
      4. LEADERSHIP AND FARMER TRAINING
      5. FARMER TRAINING IN BOTSWANA
      6. ORGANIZATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP STRUCTURES
      7. BEST FIT LEADERSHIP STYLE FOR MORE EFFECTIVE FARMER TRAINING
      8. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 8: The Evolution of Effective Leadership Practices in Botswana Horticulture Council
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 9: A Case Study of Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Development
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HISTORY OF RESEARCH IN SIERRA LEONE
      4. THE USE OF IAR4D IN THE SIERRA LEONE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
      5. CASE STUDY: DISSEMINATION OF NEW AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES IN AFRICA (DONATA) PROJECT
      6. IMPLICATIONS OF THE CASE
      7. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE USE OF INNOVATION PLATFORMS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 10: The Evolution of Effective Leadership Practices in Farmers' Associations in Swaziland
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LEADERSHIP STRUCTURES AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN FARMERS’ ASSOCIATIONS
      4. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Training and Development in Higher Education
    1. Chapter 11: Approaching Leadership from a Lifelong Learning Perspective
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. REALITIES AND PERSPECTIVES OF PRESENT AND FUTURE UNIVERSITY LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS
      4. THE FUTURE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION WITHIN THE SENIORS’ COLLECTIVE
      5. THE NEED FOR A SPECIFIC CURRICULUM FOR THE SENIORS’ PARTICIPATION IN EDUCATION?
      6. FROM THEORY TO REALITY OF BEST PRACTICES IN UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS
      7. CONCLUSIONS AND DISCUSSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 12: The Role of Leaders in Training and Development in Malawi
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. OBJECTIVES OF THE CHAPTER
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 13: Supervision of Research at Makerere University
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MATERIALS AND METHODS
      4. SAMPLE
      5. SAMPLING
      6. PRESENTATION OF DATA
      7. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 14: Dynamics of Public Training in a University Setting
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANISATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. CASE DESCRIPTION
      4. COMPLEXITIES/CHALLENGES OF PUBLIC TRAINING PROGRAMS
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS ON TRAINING OF LEADERS OF PUBLIC TRAINING PROGRAMS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors