ERIC Number: ED074292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Education Services in Manpower Training Programs. A Report From The National Inventory of Manpower Programs. Final Report.
Peterson, Gene B.; Drury, Thomas F.
The report explores extent, availability, and cost of basic and remedial education services in Department of Labor manpower training programs. It discusses factors in the decision to provide basic education, types of organizations providing basic education, schedules and linkages with skill training providing basic education tailored to specific occupations, texts and tests used, amount of instruction required to advance one grade level, the General Educational Development test as a curriculum objective, use and evaluation of technical assistance, characteristics of staff of basic education units, basic education instructors, and problems in staffing basic education programs. (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Labor Force Development, Literacy Education, Remedial Programs, Remedial Teachers
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB 213 360, MF $.95; HC $6.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc., Washington, DC.