ERIC Number: ED418241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Learner Skills Competencies. A Framework for Developing Curricula in Adult Contexts and Linking Instruction to Assessment.
Van Horn, Barbara H.; Reed-Morrisson, Laura
The Adult Learner Competencies Project included literature and consultation with adult education practitioners in Pennsylvania to establish competencies that can be used by all Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) providers in the state. The lists that were developed through the project, and which form the major part of this document, are intended to provide practitioners with a framework for designing curricula; assist practitioners in linking specific basic skills development with learner-selected activities and tasks; and provide better documentation for all programs. This report contains competency lists and sample instructional applications for three skill levels for skills in communication, numeracy, higher order skills, and extended literacy. Each competency includes a goal, objectives and subobjectives, and sample instructional applications in the areas of family, community and citizenship, and work. The report also contains suggestions for linking the adult learner competencies with assessment plans. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for the Study of Adult Literacy.