ERIC Number: ED205570
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Managing the GED Program for the High School Equivalency Candidate.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Continuing Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development.
As stated in this guide, the overall goal of the General Educational Development (GED) Program is to provide a practical program of diagnosis, prescription instruction and test readiness for adults so that they may obtain their High School Equivalency Diplomas. Guidelines are herein provided by the New York State Education Department for the establishment of basic instructional units, schedules and staffing patterns. The focus is on management, and specific teaching methods are not included. The GED tests in writing, social studies, science, reading skills and mathematics, and their emphasis upon comprehension skills, are described. Also included are general profiles of typical GED candidates, since an understanding of the motivation and special needs of the candidate is considered important for the programs' success. The nature and purpose of incidental tests integrated into the course of study, techniques and tips for the GED test-taker, and guidelines for the organization of the learning environment, are also outlined. The final section is comprised of examples and an overview of GED Program forms and records. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Continuing Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development.
Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests