ERIC Number: ED199572
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
The CB Reader. A Guide to Understanding the Competency-Based Adult Education Movement.
Parker, James T., Ed.; Taylor, Paul G., Ed.
This monograph contains eleven exemplary articles that focus on topics related to competency-based adult education. Among the articles included are (1) Competency Based Education: Is It Applicable to Adult Education Programs?, by James E. Hertling; (2) What Adult Performance Level Is--and Is Not, by William G. Spady; (3) Competency Based Education: A Bandwagon in Search of a Definition, by William G. Spady; (4) Competency-Based Adult Education: Toward a Functional Definition, by Paul G. Taylor; (5) Process Approaches to CBAE Staff and Program Development: The California Experience, by John W. Tibbetts and Dorothy Wesby-Gibson; (6) Designing Competency Based Learning Centers, by Laurel Adler; (7) Don't Bother Us... We can Cope: CBE for English as a Second Language; (8) A Survey of Participants of the New Jersey Life Skills Education Programs, by Warren Ceurvels; (9) Competency-Based Adult Education in Pre-GED Programs: A Case Study of the Louisiana Experience, by Robert W. Boyet and Sam V. Danzat; (10) The Current Status of Research, by Joan Keller Fischer; and (10) Competency Based Adult Education: A Metamorphosis in Literacy Education, by Carol E. Kasworm. (LRA)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adults, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Learning Centers (Classroom), Performance, Postsecondary Education, Program Development
National Adult Education Clearinghouse, Center of Adult Continuing Education, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montclair State Coll., Upper Montclair, NJ. Adult Continuing Education Center.