ERIC Number: ED061490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Special Demonstration Project for Involvement of Adult Residents of Soul City, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Volume I: Evaluation and Final Report; Volume II: Supplementary Materials; Volume III: Public Relations.
Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa.
This special demonstration project was designed to develop ways of reaching illiterate women and motivating them toward adult basic education goals through programs that support and strengthen family life. Volume I presents the following: Introduction and Purpose: Project Procedure; Program Accomplishments and Evaluation (Description of the Population; Adult Basic Education Classes; Homemaking Skills Program; Participation by School of Social Work; Cooperation of Agencies and Organizations; Volunteer Service; Participation of Soul City Residents; Activities for Children and Youth; The Neighborhood Meetings; Publications at Soul City; Use of Consultants with Project; Summary of Evaluation Team Reports; and Achievements in the General Objectives); and Recommendations and Conclusions. Volume II contains the 12 appendixes to the report, as follows: Summary Statement of the Tuscaloosa Opportunity Program; Questionnaire; Soul City Community Staff; Content of Adult Basic Education Classes, Soul City Community Center; Special Experimental Demonstration Project for Involvement of Adult Residents of Soul City, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Observation Guidelines for Home Management Students, University of Alabama; Subject Matter Outlines Prepared and Used by Administrative Coordinator; Soul City Recipe Booklet; List of Pamphlets and Bulletins Used at Soul City Community Center; Soul City Bulletins and Announcements Sheets; Seminars on Working with Low Income Families; and Example of Invitation to Evaluation Team. Volume III is comprised of newspaper and journal articles concerning the project. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Blacks, Community Programs, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Extension Education, Family Life Education, Females, Functional Literacy, Home Economics, Home Management, Low Income Groups, Males, Motivation, Nutrition, Participant Characteristics, Participation, Program Evaluation, Public Relations, Questionnaires, Youth Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Division of Adult Educational Programs, BAVT.
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa.
Identifiers: Alabama; Alabama (Soul City); Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Note: Vol. II published Oct. 1970, and Vol. III published May 1971