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Series 1406 - Adult Education Material

Date Range1948 - 1998
Quantity40 cm, 44 folders
ProvenanceOffice of Continuing Education
Description

This series contains brochures, booklets and promotional material for adult education programs coordinated by the University of Adelaide, often in conjunction with the Worker\x92s Education Association (WEA) or other community organisations. The material demonstrates the University\x92s commitment to extending educational opportunities to the broader community in the post-War years. It also provides an insight into the variety of topic areas and approaches to adult education undertaken over half a century.

ArrangedChronological
Related Series
Related

1407  Adult/Continuing Education Conferences 1978 - 1990

1405  Department of Adult Education News Clippings 1959 - 1973

1411  Department of Adult/Continuing Education Photographs 1964 - c. 1980

1410  Minute Book of the Adult Education Consultative Committee for South Australia 1966 - 1975

Inventory Listing

Adult Education, 1948

Booklet "Adult Education Syllabus for 1948". Two copies.

Date Range 1948    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600001 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1949

Booklet "Adult Education Syllabus 1949". Two copies.

Date Range 1949    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600002 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1951

Booklet, "Adult Education in Adelaide: Syllabus 1951".

Date Range 1951    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600003 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1952

Brochure, "First Annual Residential Summer School For Adults".

Date Range 1952    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600004 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1953

Booklet, "Adult Education in SA 1953", and brochure, "Annual Residential Summer School For Adults".

Date Range 1953    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600005 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1954

Booklet, "Adult Classes in Adelaide 1954", and brochure, "Annual Residential Summer School For Adults".

Date Range 1954    Quantity 0.1 cm,
Inventory Identifier 140600006 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1955

Booklet, "Adult Classes in Adelaide 1955", and brochure, "Annual Residential Summer School For Adults".

Date Range 1955    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600007 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1956

Booklet, "Adult Classes in Adelaide 1956" and "Summer School of Business Administration"; brochure, "Annual Residential Summer School For Adults".

Date Range 1956    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600008 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1957

Booklet, "Adult Classes in Adelaide 1957"; brochures including "Summer School of Business Administration", "Annual Residential Summer School For Adults", "Weekend Course in Australian Birds", and "Seminar for Teachers of History".

Date Range 1957    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600009 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1958

Booklet, "Adult Classes 1958"; brochures including "Third Summer School of Business Administration", "Seventh Summer School", "Writing for Press and Radio", "Seminar on Local Government" and "Theatre Workshop" (Mt. Gambier).

Date Range 1958    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600010 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1959

Booklet, "Adult Classes 1959"; brochures including "Fourth Summer School of Business Administration", "Wage Issues - 1959", "School on Growing Trees", and "School on International Affairs".

Date Range 1959    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600011 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1960

Booklets, "Adult Classes 1960" and "Art Tour 1960-61"; brochures including "Spring School Flinders Rangers", "Ninth Summer School", and "An Introduction to Astronomy".

Date Range 1960    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600012 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1961

Booklet, "Adult Classes 1961"; brochures including "Leadership in Voluntary Organisations", "The European Common Market" (Berri), and "A Film Week-End" (Victor Harbour).

Date Range 1961    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600013 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1962

Booklets, "Adult Classes 1962" and "Kits: Interesting Group Programs"; brochures for "Urban Survival in a Traffic Age" symposium, "Theatre School" (Victor Harbor), and Second Adelaide Festival of Arts.

Date Range 1962    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600014 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1963

Booklets, "Adult Classes 1963" and "WEA Classes: Session 1963"; brochures for "Painting School" (Snowtown), "Children in Institutions", "New Forms of Housing Development", "Summer School of Politics", and "To Prevent Alcoholism".

Date Range 1963    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600015 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1964

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1964"; "WEA Syllabus, 1964"; "Summer School of Business Administration: Management and Integrated Marketing"; "Adelaide Festival of Arts, 1964"; "Writers Week"; "Postal Courses"

Date Range 1964    Quantity 0.75 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600016 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1965

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1965"; "WEA Syllabus, 1965"; "Vietnam: A Symposium"; "Geology School: Goolwa"; "Introductory Course on Computing"; "Trade Union Courses"

Date Range 1965    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600017 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1966

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1966"; "WEA Syllabus, 1966"; "Third School for Writers"; "Wildlife Conservation School"; "A Study Tour in New Zealand"; "Urban Renewal"

Date Range 1966    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600018 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1967

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1967"; "WEA Syllabus, 1967"; "Music School"; "The Soviet Union After Fifty Years"; "Planning For Amenity"

Date Range 1967    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600019 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1968

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1968"; "Graham's Castle: South Australia's Residential College" (Goolwa); "1968 Summer School: Drama, Theatre, Film, TV"; "School for Poets"; "The Urban Heart"; "Where Now With The National Trust"; "Writers Week". Also a copy of the Department's annual report for 1968.

Date Range 1968    Quantity 0.75 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600020 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1969

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1969"; "Symposium on the Conservation of the Australian Coast"; "Discussion Group Courses"; "The Care and Education of the Pre-School Child"; "Residential School on Malaysia". Also a copy of the Department's annual report for 1969.

Date Range 1969    Quantity 0.75 cm,
Inventory Identifier 140600021 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1970

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1970"; "Partners in Development"; "WEA Syllabus 1970", "Eleventh Spring School" (Pt. Turton); "Sufism: The Mystical Tradition in Islam"; "Tomorrow's Housing"; "Two Public Lectures on Aboriginal Affairs"; "Writers' Week"; "Music, Librarianship and Documentation"; "The message and the medium: the future of the new media in Australia". Also a copy of the Department's annual report for 1970.

Date Range 1970    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600022 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1971

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1971"; "Summer School of Drama"; "The Future Pattern of Community Welfare in South Australia"; "TV - Quo Vadis"; "Conservation of the Environment"; "Educational Safari"; "Automation and Social Stress".

Date Range 1971    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600023 Box Number 1 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1972

Material including "University of Adelaide Adult Classes, 1972"; "Drama Schoo, '72"; "Introducing Radio University"; "The Future of the Flinders Ranges Seminar"; "Inner Suburbs - their future"; "Literature in Australia"; "Environmental Studies: A Summer School". Also a copy of the Department's annual report for 1972.

Date Range 1972    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600024 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1973

Includes "Details of Classes and Radio University Courses"; "Landscape Architechture Seminar"; "The Health Debate"; "Water in the Home"; "School of Industrial and Labour Relations". Also "Department of Adult Education Annual Report, 1973".

Date Range 1973    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600025 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1974

Includes "Adult Classes, 1974"; "Chowilla Station: 15th Spring School"; "Rescuing History"; "German Language and Life Weekend School"; "University of Adelaide Centenary Lecture Series"; "Ornithology Weekend"; "The Adelaide Hills: Plans for Preservation".

Date Range 1974    Quantity 0.75 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600026 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1975

Includes " Adult Classes, 1975"; "Public Libraries in SA"; "Decision Making in SA's Government Schools"; "Summer School of Art, Goolwa"; "Our Forests in Focus"; "China Today".

Date Range 1975    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600027 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1976

Includes "Adult Classes, 1976"; "The future of Harndorf"; "The Mid-North of SA: Some Aspects of its History"; "Summer School of Music, 1976"; "Weekend Summer School in Natural History"; "Fitness: Its Meaning and Practice"; "The Geology of Kangaroo Island".

Date Range 1976    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600028 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult Education, 1977

Includes "Adult Classes, 1977"; "The History and Natural Histoy of the Adelaide Hills"; "Adult Education/5UV: 1977 Courses"; "Law for the Helping Professions"; "Intercountry Adoption"

Date Range 1977    Quantity 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600029 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1978

Includes "Continuing Education/5UV: 1978 Courses"; "Streaky Bay: 19th Spring School"; "The Life and Work of Bertolt Brecht"; "The Subdivided Hills"; "The Australian Constitution"; "Energy Conservation In Housing"; "The SA Matriculation Exam: A Critical Discussion";

Date Range 1978    Quantity 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600030 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1979

Includes "Continuing Education/5UV: 1979 Courses"; "Spring School 1979 at Erudina Woolshed"; "Parks and Conservation in and around Adelaide"; "Unemployment"; "Psychology and Work"; "Conservation of the Built Environment".

Date Range 1979    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600031 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1980

Includes "Walk the Heysen Trail"; "Bushfire in the Adelaide Hills, 1980"; "Historic Moonta"; "1980 University Courses for Adults"; "German Weekend School - Dresden"; "Stress and Distress"; "Pompeii"; "Product Liabililty"; "Economic Problems of Australian Industry".

Date Range 1980    Quantity 0.56 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600032 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1981

Includes "1981 University Courses for Adults/5UV Program"; "Darwin and Evolution"; "Preparation for Retirement (David Jones Pty. Ltd.); "Study Tour: London and Paris"; "Who Owns the Murray in SA?"; "Whither the ABC?".

Date Range 1981    Quantity 0.75 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600033 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1982

Includes "University Courses for Adults 1982"; "Personal Management"; "The Clare District: Its History and Natural History"; "Teaching Piano"; "Introduction to Environmental Psychology for Building Design".

Date Range 1982    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600034 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1983

Includes "University Courses for Adults 1983"; "Italian Language and Life Weekend School"; "Imprisonment: Alternatives and Public Safety in the Eighties"; "New Business Venture: Broking & Capitalisation"; "Conservation Walks". Also Continuing Education Newsletter.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600035 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1984

Includes "University Continuing Education 1984"; "Second Summer School of Percussion"; "Cost-Benefit Analysis"; "The Theory and Practice of Family Therapy"; "Computers in Education"; "Construction and Contract Law".

Date Range 1984    Quantity 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600036 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1985

Includes "University Continuing Education 1985"; "Toward Equal Opportunity in Universities"; "Japanese Language and Cultural Seminar"; "French Social and Cultural Day"; "Teaching Problem Solving to Tertiary Students".

Date Range 1985    Quantity 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600037 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1986

Includes "University Continuing Education 1986"; "Writing Better Computer Software Documentation For Users"; "Legal Responsibilities of Librarians"; "Bioethics".

Date Range 1986    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600038 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1987

Includes "University Continuing Education 1987"; "French Cultural Day"; "Financial Modeling Using Lotus 1-2-3"; "Use and Design of Games and Simulations".

Date Range 1987    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600039 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1988

Includes "University Continuing Education 1988"; "Join the computing revolution - by watching television at home"; "Intensive Language Courses"; "The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator"; "Conflict Resolution";

Date Range 1988    Quantity 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600040 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1989

Includes "University Continuing Education 1989"; "Australian Esparanto Summer School"; "Negotiation Skills"; "Law for Engineers".

Date Range 1989    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600041 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1990

Includes "University Continuing Education 1990"; Languages 1990-1991"; "A Bridging Course in Mathematics"; "Japanese Language and Culture Study Tour".

Date Range 1990    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600042 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, 1991-1998

Includes "University Continuing Education in 1991"; 1993 OCE promotional brochure; "1994 Audit Courses"; "1998 Short Course Program".

Date Range 1991 - 1998    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600043 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Adult/Continuing Education, Undated

Includes "Adult Education Courses of Interest to Teachers" (circa 1960s); 5UV promotional brochure (circa 1980s); "Exhibition of Aboriginal Art" (circa 1960s); "Summer School of Environmental Studies" program (circa 1970s).

Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 140600044 Box Number 2 Series 1406
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
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