ERIC Number: ED047238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Project to Utilize Volunteers in Eliminating Adult Illiteracy. Quarterly Progress Report; First Quarter.
Harstead, Pat; Venner, Herb
Project Homebound by the Butte Vocational Technical Center and School District Number 1, Butte, Montana, entails the teaching of American Indian and Mexican American adult basic education (ABE) students in their own homes. A unique aspect of this program is the use of personnel with varied educational backgrounds: master teachers (with baccalaureate degrees), teacher aides (employment program trainees without high school diplomas), and volunteers (mostly high school graduates) from various service clubs throughout the community. Since most trainees (except for master teachers) lacked previous teaching experience, the two week fall workshop included training in beginning teaching techniques and the use of instructional materials. Project consultants led discussions in such areas as life styles of disadvantaged persons, communicating with those who need literacy education, techniques of adult teaching, and organization and class procedure in homes. Various role playing situations were developed by consultants and used with workshop participants. (This report includes the agenda, recruitment and promotional activities, and details of workshop sessions.) (See also AC 010 031, the second quarter progress report.) (LY)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Montana; Project Homebound