ERIC Number: ED382828
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Putting Research Results To Work. A Guide to the Adult Education National Programs 1988-1994.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
This report, which summarizes the results of research projects that have received funding from the Adult Education National Programs in 1988-1994, is designed to share research outcomes with individuals who are delivering adult education services or conducting their own research on adult education and literacy. The introduction contains background information on the Adult Education National Programs. The remainder of the report presents descriptions of the following: 3 studies of program practices that have demonstrated their effectiveness in promoting adult literacy (especially family literacy and English as a Second Language); 4 studies evaluating the effectiveness of various aspects of adult education programs; 14 studies describing key aspects of adult education programs, resources, and issues; 9 development and design studies conducted to identify program development, administration, and improvement strategies; 7 commissioned papers analyzing, describing, or recommending possible improvements in adult education and literacy programs/program delivery; and 11 studies identifying how and where technical assistance can be applied in the adult education field to yield maximum results. Appended are the following: tables summarizing the funding history of the Adult Education National Programs, list of federal contact agencies and contact persons, and list of sources of program documents and other products. (MN)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
Identifiers: Descriptive Research; Design Research; Impact Studies