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Title:  Participation in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: 200001
Description: This is the first full report using data from the Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Survey of the 2001 National Household Education Survey Programs (AELL-NHES:2001) on the educational activities of adults in the United States. The report shows that 46 percent of adults in the United States participated in some type of formal education between early 2000 and early 2001. Apart from looking at overall participation in formal educational activities, major topics addressed in the report include participation in various types of formal educational activities; characteristics of participating adults; educational experiences in college or university degree programs on a part-time basis, work-related courses, and personal interest courses; reasons for participation in work-related courses; characteristics of participants who received employer support; and characteristics of participants in work-related informal learning activities.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: September 2004
Web Release: October 4, 2004
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 2004050
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Household Education Survey (NHES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Chris Chapman.