ERIC Number: ED101150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Continuation of a Special Experimental Demonstration Project in Adult Education. Final Report.
Detroit Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Continuing Education.
The project attempted to involve uneducated and undereducated and/or unemployed and underemployed young adults in an education-tutorial-employment oriented program. The report discusses the result of a review of the project's efforts and suggests changes where needed to achieve sound and humane urban-oriented educational practices. The program was divided into areas of English-social studies, mathematics-science, and guidance and counseling services. A special emphasis was placed on aspects of the areas particularly relevant to blacks. For each area the discussion is organized according to a common format: proposed objectives, methodology, and recommendations. The topics discussed in the academic areas are presented in brief outline form. Guidance and counseling services are emphasized. This aspect of the program has undergone several changes in developing a paraprofessional-oriented teaching and recruiting staff. The need for additional professional supportive help was indicated. Avenues for the recruitment of students were investigated. Funding is necessary for the institute's continuation. It was felt past success was based on a combination of factors: staffing, administration, organizational climate, and accountability. (AG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Detroit Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Continuing Education.