ERIC Number: ED054425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep-30
Reference Count: 0
Demonstration, Developmental and Research Project for Programs, Materials, Facilities and Educational Technology for Undereducated Adults: Ohio State Module. ABE Life-Centered Curriculum Development and Teaching Technique. Final Report.
Morehead State Univ., KY.
Three types of instruction were used in the Ohio Module Project: traditional classes, programmed learning centers, and home instruction. Four major objectives of the project are: (1) to determine the kind of training program necessary to prepare paraprofessionals to operate an instructional program utilizing programmed materials, (2) to compare the achievement of students participating in traditional classes with that of students utilizing programmed materials, (3) to compare achievement of students utilizing programmed materials in learning labs with that of students utilizing similar materials in the home instruction program, and (4) to assess and compare attitudes, both self-concept and teacher-student attitudes, in the students participating in the three types of programs. A three-day preservice training program was conducted for six paraprofessionals and teachers. It was found that all paraprofessionals employed in the project were highly proficient in the exercise of their duties. Pre- and post-achievement level data were derived from one of three levels of the California Test Bureau's Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE); follow-up training was found to be necessary for some teachers and paraprofessionals. Teachers and paraprofessionals were asked to observe and rate students on any observable change in attitude. The most marked change seemed to occur in the home instruction program. (CK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Morehead State Univ., KY.
Identifiers: Appalachia; Ohio