ERIC Number: ED176078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Oklahoma Adult Basic Education Teachers' Handbook.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City. Adult Education Section.
Three sections of information are provided in this guide designed for prospective and present adult basic education (ABE) teachers in Oklahoma. The first section provides basic information on ABE programs. Topics include the following: the ABE learning center concept, the origin of ABE, purpose of the ABE program, Oklahoma's adult student body, goals of ABE teachers, selection of ABE teachers, professional organizations of ABE teachers, adult education regulations; new General Education Development (G.E.D.) Test information, administration of the G.E.D. Test, suggested competencies for ABE teachers, and criteria for ABE materials. The second section discusses and provides suggestions on student recruitment, enrollment, and retention. The third and final section provides information on teaching tips and techniques. The following items are discussed: the psychology of learning, student observation, characteristics of adult learners, characteristics of good teaching, how to be a better leader, a teacher's self-appraisal, conversation topics, some teaching techniques in reading, and counseling ABE students. (JH)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Counseling, Educational Objectives, Educational Psychology, Enrollment, High School Equivalency Programs, Program Descriptions, Reading Instruction, School Holding Power, Student Characteristics, Student Recruitment, Teacher Associations, Teacher Selection, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City. Adult Education Section.