ERIC Number: ED028329
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb
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Speaking About Adults and the Continuing Educational Process. Proceedings of the Adult Basic Education Workshop (Northern Illinois University, June 13-24, 1966).
Carter, R. Phillip, Ed.; Short, Verl M., Ed.
The papers composing this document were presented during the Workshop for Teachers on Adult Basic Education, which sought to provide participants with an understanding of the adult learner, insights regarding program planning, and techniques and procedures for effective teaching. They were intended to provide experienced adult educators with a current view of significant issues and resources, and students in preservice or inservice training with a basic reference and overview regarding adult basic education. Among subjects discussed were: classroom climate, cultural values, developmental tasks, recruitment and retention, program individualizations, testing, counseling, relating to the adult learner, understanding group interaction and behavior, experience in concept building, selection of instructional materials, evaluation, social studies and citizenship, practical mathematics and basic reading instruction. The appendix includes legislation which affects the adult educator. (pt)
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Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb.