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ERIC Number: ED183576
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 1586
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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.
Identifiers: Michigan
Note: Needs Assessment forms (Vol. II) and Translated Versions (Vol. IV) are marginally legible because of light typeface