ERIC Number: ED192027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
310 Individualized Teacher Practicum. Final Report, 1979-80.
Barabe, Rosemeri, Comp.; And Others
Objectives and program descriptions are presented for the Scottsdale Adult Learning Center (Arizona) which in 1979-80 conducted a number of practicums for adult educators on individualized techniques, Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (GED), and English as a Second Language (ESL). First described is a paid internship program for ll3 teachers designed to familiarize them with materials and method in adult education including both classroom and individualized instruction. Described next are the ABE and GED practicum background, procedure, and evaluation. The ESL practicum background, procedures, and evaluation are then presented. Follow-up inservice workshops, agency participation, teaching packets, and plans for future services are outlined. Reproduced in an appendix constituting two-thirds of the document are the ABE, GED, and ESL packets used in the practicum. A diagnostic process for beginning readers, a scope and sequence chart for beginning reading skills, Wilson's Essential Vocabulary List, and a list of suggested ABE materials comprise the ABE packet. The GED packet contains a student record sheet, information on test-taking techniques, sample study guides, a GED math placement test, and suggested pre-GED and GED materials. The ESL packet includes an ESL teacher check list, a John Test Administration Manual, an annotated bibliography of ESL materials for individual and group use, an outline for participant use in organizing open discussion ideas, and an ESL practicum evaluation. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Scottsdale Adult Learning Center, AZ.