ERIC Number: ED101159
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Task Forces for Planning ACTION Volunteer Use in ABE: A Mechanism for Promoting Innovation in ABE. Final Report.
Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The primary purpose of the project was to explore the possibilities of bringing into the Adult Basic Education (ABE) system the systematic and orderly introduction of volunteer use, through a planning mechanism called a Task Force. A secondary purpose was to investigate change strategies applicable to the existing ABE network. The activities of the task force are detailed as follows: (1) preconference activities to promote the formation of the task forces for the States of Nebraska, Ohio, and New Jersey; (2) the task force planning conference aimed at developing specific written proposals for volunteer use in ABE; and (3) post conference activities designed to provide feedback concerning task force operations. Making up the major part of the document, the appendix contains the following conference materials: (1) list of conference participants, (2) summaries of volunteers requested, (3) preconference mailing package, (4) planning conference lesson plans, (5) conference materials, (6) ratings by conference observers, and (7) summary of responses from conference participant reaction form. (MW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey; New York; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands