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Adult education educator

Jerold Willard Apps, American Adult education educator. Recipient Non=Fiction Book award of merit Wisconsin History Society, 1978, 81, 93, Wisconsin Idea award, 1994, Robert E. Gar Excellence in Literature award, 1996; recognized for Outstanding Literature Achievement, Wisconsin Library. Association.

Background

Apps, Jerold Willard was born on July 25, 1934 in Wild Rose, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Herman E. and Eleanor S. (Witt) Apps.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1955;Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1957;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1967.

Career

Extension agent, University of Wisconsin, Green Lake, 1957-1960;extension agent, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1960-1962;assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1962-1967;associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967-1969;professor adult and continuing education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1969-1994;professor emeritus, since 1994. Visiting professor North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1979, U. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1980,U. Alberta, Canada, 1982, 89, U. Manitoba, Canada, 1986, U. Victoria, Canada, 1991, U. Alaska, 1995, 97, Northern Illinois U., 1996.

Works

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1956. Member American Association Adult and Continuing Education (member executive committee 1975-1976, Research to Practice award 1982), Commission Professionals of Adult Education (president 1972-1974), Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (president 1987), Wisconsin Association Adult and Continuing Education (president 1969, Outstanding Adult Educator of Year award 1986), Wisconsin Council Writers (president 1978-1980, Best Non-Fiction Book award 1977, Scholarly Book award 1988, 2003, Outstanding Title, 2005, Non-Fiction Book award 2006).

Connections

Married Ruth Ellen Olson, May 20, 1961. Children: Susan, Steven, Jeffrey.

father:
Herman E. Apps

mother:
Eleanor S. (Witt) Apps

spouse:
Ruth Ellen Olson

children:
Susan Apps

Steven Apps

Jeffrey Apps