ERIC Number: ED240397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Career Development in Adult Basic Education. Overview: ERIC Digest No. 27.
The results of surveys on adult basic education (ABE) student characteristics and program goals are presented in this digest along with recommendations on career development in ABE. Topics include: (1) results of a survey of directors of ABE projects which ranked the importance of 10 goals of ABE (Young and others 1980); (2) statistics from a survey on the characteristics of ABE students (Young and others 1980); (3) a description of the characteristics of illiterate adults (Ulmer and Dorland 1981); (4) a discussion of the career development needs of ABE students; (5) seven suggested goals for ABE career development programs (Deems 1983); (6) a list of 14 content areas which need to be addressed in order to achieve those goals; and (7) brief recommendations on how ABE career development programs should be organized including delivery models, staff qualifications, physical facilities, instructional materials, consultants, and follow-up services. A three-item bibliography of references which are available from the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system is included. (DC)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.