ERIC Number: ED042093
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jul
Reference Count: 0
An Evaluation Study of Adult Basic Education in Maine.
Maine Univ., Orono. Div. of Continuing Education.
An evaluation study of adult basic education in Maine (ABE) was made by the University of Maine's Continuing Education Division. It was found that during FY 1968-69 ABE programs had reached 1034 persons of a potential ABE population of 88,539. Chapter I summarizes the findings and recommendations. Chapter II presents the design of the study. Chapter III discusses the extent of illiteracy in Maine. Chapter IV examines the administration of Adult Education by the State Department of Education. Chapter V examines the local administration of ABE. Chapters VI-IX examine the role of and feedback from the ABE teachers, counselors, students, and administrative personnel. Chapter X discusses in-service training opportunities for ABE teachers. Chapter XI examines a proposed ABE program for the Passamaquody Indians. Appendices include the ABE Evaluation Project Visitation Schedule, and the reading tests used on the local level. (DM)
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, American Indians, Counselors, Educational Needs, Functional Literacy, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Reading Tests, State Departments of Education, State Programs, Surveys, Teachers
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Orono. Div. of Continuing Education.