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ERIC Number: ED204602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Proceedings of the 1980 National Competency Based Adult Education Conference (Orlando, Florida, February 27-29, 1980). NAPCAE Exchange. Volume III, Number 2. Summer 1980.
NAPCAE Exchange, v3 n2 1980
This document, the summer, 1980, issue of the National Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education "NAPCAE Exchange" contains the proceedings of a conference on competency-based adult education held in Florida in February, 1980. The 16 presentations contained in the publication cover the issue of competency-based adult education (CBAE) from a variety of perspectives. Among topics covered are adult illiteracy in the United States, CBAE challenges and assessment options, alternative high school programs, administrative issues, transferability of skills and competencies, developing family life skills, research needs in CBAE, overcoming obstacles to CBAE, and writing CBAE proposals that get funded. Establishing competency-based English as a Second Language program, and a study of adult learning in nonschool settings are also covered. Information on NAPCAE publications and membership is included in the journal. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Basic Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Educational Philosophy, English (Second Language), Family Life Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Homemaking Skills, Lifelong Learning, Literacy, Literacy Education, Nontraditional Education, Research Needs, Secondary Education, Student Needs, Transfer of Training
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education, Washington, DC.