ERIC Number: ED030825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for Establishing a Learning Laboratory.
White Plains Public Schools, NY.
This guide to establishing an adult basic education learning laboratory focuses on reading development with programed and self-directed instructional materials, with individualized as well as classroom instruction (Stage I), and on the use of audiovisual devices and software (Stage II) for individual, small group (cluster), and occasional large group instruction. Additional possible stages for development and program offering are noted. Guidelines are provided on selecting instructional materials, record keeping, student intake, student testing and placement, physical facilities and arrangements, scheduling, classroom techniques, and evaluation of student progress. Workshops, demonstration of local facilities, and action research in Albany, Syracuse, and White Plains, are also described. The document includes a glossary, bibliographies of adult basic education and learning laboratory curriculum materials, registration and report forms for new adult students, facilities and equipment, learning laboratory day and evening scheduling, organizational and learning laboratory flow charts, job and task descriptions, a weekly laboratory plan for a class, and a student activity chart. (ly)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Bibliographies, Equipment, Facilities, Glossaries, Guides, Instructional Materials, Learning Laboratories, Program Development, Reading Instruction, Recordkeeping, Scheduling, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Teacher Education, Teachers, Teaching Methods, Workshops
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: White Plains Public Schools, NY.