ERIC Number: ED332004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Adult Basic Education.
Ireton, Leroy, Ed.
Designed for use by adult basic education (ABE) teachers and directors, this publication presents a general overview of the major areas incorporated into the Oklahoma ABE program. Contents include a schematic diagram of ABE administration; ABE philosophy; state and federal guidelines; map of percentages of population 25 years and over with less than high school diploma; state priorities for ABE programs; local administration; adult learning centers location map; adult learning center guidelines; locations of local ABE classes; information relative to the adult education program; evidence of program effectiveness; duties of the director; funding of programs; goals of ABE teachers; and selection of ABE teachers. Other sections cover suggested competencies and needs for ABE inservice teacher training; specific criteria for evaluating the contents, organization, and format of ABE materials; suggestions for student recruitment, enrollment, and retention; teacher tips and techniques; points to ponder; suggestions on how to be a better leader; and a teacher's self-appraisal. A large section devoted to teaching techniques in reading focuses on the beginning adult reader and counseling ABE students. The final and largest section of the book is concerned with the General Educational Development (GED) test program. It includes policies of the State Board of Education for issuance of a high school equivalency certificate; teaching tips for the revised GED tests; and an assessment supplement for teachers. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers: General Educational Development Tests; Oklahoma