ERIC Number: ED188463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Workshop Leader's Handbook.
Literacy Volunteers, Inc., Syracuse, NY.
A handbook for workshop leaders of the Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. (LVA), is presented. The leaders present LVA's Tutor Training workshops. Contents concern the following: qualifications required of workshop leaders; the needs of workshop trainees and methods to meet their needs; the basic tools that the workshop leader must understand before conducting a workshop; the workshop leader's team and the duties that may be delegated by the leader to the team; tasks the workshop leader should perform when planning a workshop; the manner in which continuity leads to the better job; things to remember when demonstrating techniques for the trainees; the suggested technique used for demonstrating the "experience story,""sight words,""phonics," and "word patterns"; three of the 12 creative wall displays that LVA affiliates are using and recommend; procedures affiliate leaders use to promote motivation and insure high interest in their trainees; the advantages and disadvantages of using demonstration students; the procedures used by workshop leaders who utilize demonstration students; the ways some workshop leaders have used guest speakers; tasks recommended as followup activities, a resource for planning and drawing up the contract for the workshop; five recommendations for planning and implementing the contract workshop (or special job); perspectives about personality problems in a workshop; dealing with a trainee who argues with every technique or dominates; and self-evaluation. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, English (Second Language), Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Tutors, Volunteer Training, Workshops
Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc., 623 Midtown Plaza, 700 E. Water Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Literacy Volunteers, Inc., Syracuse, NY.