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ERIC Number: ED214145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Blue Ridge Technical College Adult Reading Project.
Kessler, Caren
The development and implementation of a tutor training program designed to eliminate adult illiteracy in one area of North Carolina are described in this paper. Various sections of the paper provide information about (1) the history of the program, which was initiated by staff members at the learning center of the Blue Ridge Technical College in 1976; (2) funding and staffing of the project; (3) materials selection; (4) efforts to create community awareness of the project; (5) the tutor training program; (6) project management; and (7) the results of the project in terms of reading centers created, tutors trained, and students served. Appendixes contain job descriptions for various project personnel, lists of materials used in the project, lists of tutor resources, copies of the project budget for two separate years, a copy of the brochure announcing the project, a copy of the constitution of the Blue Ridge Literacy Council, and a copy of a tutor contact sheet. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Blue Ridge Technical Coll., Flat Rock, NC.