ERIC Number: ED097501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: 0
A Reading Program Resource Manual For Adult Basic Education.
American Bar Association, Washington, DC. Clearinghouse for Offender Literacy Programs.
The resource manual provides information about more than 80 reading programs and systems issued by 40 publishers. Compiled expressly for adult basic education teachers and administrators involved in correctional institutions, it describes only those reading programs intended for adults. Information is offered about commercial programs, community-based adult basic education programs funded by the Office of Education's Right to Read Branch, and volunteer tutoring programs. Each program description includes the following elements: (1) publisher, (2) title, (3) scope, (4) purpose, (5) entry level, (6) readability, (7) designed for, (8) format, (9) record keeping, (10) remediation, (11) supervision, (12) time to complete, (13) validation, (14) cost, and (15) availability. Programs designated as English as a Second Language are coded to facilitate location and an alphabetical list of publishers and addresses is included. Finally, a partial list of users is presented. (MW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Washington, DC. Clearinghouse for Offender Literacy Programs.