ERIC Number: ED061502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Feb
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for Establishing a Learning Laboratory; Adult Basic Education.
White Plains Public Schools, NY.
A guide designed to assist educators with the implementation of a learning laboratory in programs providing academic instruction for adults is presented. The underlying premises involving the training of teachers to work effectively in the learning laboratory and the classroom include: (1) Responsibility for the training rests with the learning laboratory specialist and the supervisor of classroom instruction for each of their respective areas of jurisdiction; (2) The first stage of training involves programmed and self-directed instructional media, while Stage II involves the use of auto-instructional multi-media machines and their respective components; and (3) The intensity and duration of any teacher training program depends on the background and experiences of the teachers. The following workshops were conducted at the White Plains Learning Laboratory: (1) Urban System Program for the Disadvantaged, (2) Teachers' Conference Day for the Southeastern Region of New York, (3) Adult Basic Education Administrators and Supervisors, (4) Regional Workshop for Adult Basic Education Teachers, (5) Future Teachers of the Disadvantaged, (6) Local workshops for teachers of adult basic education, (7) Local workshop for adult education recruiters, (8) Local workshop for adult education teachers, and (9) On-the-Job-Training for educators of adult basic education programs. (Author/CK)
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Authoring Institution: White Plains Public Schools, NY.