ERIC Number: ED112060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Providing Basic Education for Manpower Program Clients: R & D Guideposts. Correctional Educators Monograph Series, Number 2.
Davies, Mary F.; Phillips, Charles
The monograph capsulizes the activities of the Manpower Administration 1963-1973 in providing adult basic education (ABE) to manpower program clients in research and demonstration projects. Spanning the initial efforts under the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 to the present efforts to related to the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973, the report summarizes findings, progress made, unresolved problems, and the need for further research. The monograph does not focus entirely on correctional programs, but offers a variety of efforts aimed at developing job and manpower capacities for disadvantaged groups. One section includes findings on individualized and programed instruction, testing, motivation, behavioral objectives, learning environment, teacher training, tutors, counseling and supportive services, need for standardized data, English as a second language, and projects of special significance. Other sections report on additional support for ABE, Office of Education ABE research, and research needs and issues. Also included are bibliographic references and five appendixes pertaining to Research and Development Projects and Studies Involving ABE, the Learning Resource Center, Staff Training Package for Individualized Manpower Training System, Excerpts from "Summary of Basic Education in Manpower Training Programs," and the Job Corps Programed Learning System. (EA)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.