ERIC Number: ED066651
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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A Curriculum Guide for the Mid-Alabama Adult and Vocational Education Demonstration Center.
Johnson, Charles Ray
This guide presents an adult basic education curriculum designed to raise the competencies of adults in several basic areas. They are: oral and written communications, arithmetic, social sciences, occupational planning (including development of occupational concepts and attitudes), and development of self. The three levels under which basic area skills and activities are presented are: Level I (Grades 0-3), Level II (Grades 4-6), and Level III (Grades 7-9). The guide covers the following areas: (1) objectives and philosophy of adult basic education; (2) understanding the uneducated adult as a learner; (3) uneducated adults, Level I; (4) "underinformed" adults, Level II; (5) "underachieving" adults; (6) qualities characteristic of a good adult basic education teacher; (7) methods of teaching adults; (8) teacher-student conferences; (9) first crucial class meeting; (10) checklist of dropout signs; (11) reading levels I, II, and III; (12) language arts skills I, II, and III; (13) mathematics levels I, II, and III; (14) social living; (15) science and life; (16) employment; (17) everyday living needs; (18) consumer tips; and (18) bibliography. (JS)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Dropouts, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Arithmetic, Bibliographies, Career Planning, Consumer Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Demonstration Centers, Instructional Program Divisions, Learning Experience, Social Sciences, Speech Communication, Writing Skills
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Authoring Institution: Tuskegee Inst., AL.