ERIC Number: ED183576
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Michigan Adult Basic Education Needs Assessment Final Report 1978. Volume I. Volume II, Appendices A thru E. Volume III, Appendices F thru H. Volume IV, Appendix I.
Macomb County Intermediate School District, Mount Clemens, MI.
The first volume of this report describes a survey of the adult basic education program in Michigan, including a statement of purposes, a review of relevant literature, a discussion of procedures and survey instruments, a discussion of findings and conclusions, and a chapter on limitations of the study and recommendations for future research. The four areas of the basic education program are: (1) personal and family management, (2) employability and occupational skills, (3) civic and social responsibilities, and (4) aesthetic and humanistic appreciation. The basic skills of the program are: reading, writing, verbal communications, mathematics, decision-making, and values clarification. The program also includes English as a second language students. The purposes of the survey are to ascertain: the educational needs of adult learners; the staff development needs of the teachers' and changes needed to improve the program. Volumes II and III contain appendices presenting the research design, sampling information, correspondence, statistical data, a bibliography, interview reports, and other information. Volume IV contains copies of the survey instruments. (CTM)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Environment, Competency Based Education, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Demography, Educational Objectives, English (Second Language), Needs Assessment, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Recruitment, Self Evaluation, Staff Development, State Programs, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Adult Extended Learning Services.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Macomb County Intermediate School District, Mount Clemens, MI.
Note: Needs Assessment forms (Vol. II) and Translated Versions (Vol. IV) are marginally legible because of light typeface