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Educating the Military Work Force

Educating the Military Work Force AWorldvvide Initiative lkditiond and non-tradi- tiond learning differ signifi- cantly in terms of where they take place and how they are &livered. Donald W. Jones Lenore E. Saltman May, 1988. Heidelberg, Germany. Graduation duy ith an active duty population of award a college degree to enlisted personnel. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant over two million people, and Located on Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomel Sue Williams, 33, receives almost one-third of that popula- Alabama, approximately 9,550 service members a B.A. degree after going to tion engaged in an educational received technically related associate degrees from school for nine years-in class- activity at any one time, the Department of CCAF in 1988. rooms, in cubicles, and at home. Defense (DoD) is an active force in helping to Unlike the Air Force, the Army and Navy have shape educational spaces and formats for adult She used military assistance, collaborated with the Servicemembers Oppor- students. Like their civilian counterparts, service personal funds, and a student tunity Colleges (SOC) to create the SOC Associate members expand their skills and knowledge loan. Sergeant Williams has been Degree (SOCAD), the Bachelor's Degree for Soldiers through a variety of educational experiences: a non-traditional student. (BDFS), and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Adult Learning SAGE

Educating the Military Work Force

Adult Learning , Volume 1 (1): 2 – Sep 1, 1989

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SAGE
Copyright
© 1989 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
ISSN
1045-1595
eISSN
2162-4070
DOI
10.1177/104515958900100108
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Abstract

AWorldvvide Initiative lkditiond and non-tradi- tiond learning differ signifi- cantly in terms of where they take place and how they are &livered. Donald W. Jones Lenore E. Saltman May, 1988. Heidelberg, Germany. Graduation duy ith an active duty population of award a college degree to enlisted personnel. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant over two million people, and Located on Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomel Sue Williams, 33, receives almost one-third of that popula- Alabama, approximately 9,550 service members a B.A. degree after going to tion engaged in an educational received technically related associate degrees from school for nine years-in class- activity at any one time, the Department of CCAF in 1988. rooms, in cubicles, and at home. Defense (DoD) is an active force in helping to Unlike the Air Force, the Army and Navy have shape educational spaces and formats for adult She used military assistance, collaborated with the Servicemembers Oppor- students. Like their civilian counterparts, service personal funds, and a student tunity Colleges (SOC) to create the SOC Associate members expand their skills and knowledge loan. Sergeant Williams has been Degree (SOCAD), the Bachelor's Degree for Soldiers through a variety of educational experiences: a non-traditional student. (BDFS), and

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Adult LearningSAGE

Published: Sep 1, 1989

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