ERIC Number: ED260285
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Staff Development (1984-1985). A Collection of Summarizations from Statewide Staff Development Workshops. A 310 Special Demonstration Project.
Rio Salado Community Coll., AZ.
This collection consists of materials that were originally presented to adult basic education (ABE) teachers at staff development workshops in Arizona. Included in the first section, which was authored by Elizabeth Fisk Skinner, are various charts, information sheets, and handouts dealing with the following aspects of teaching reading to adults: needs of adult learners, definitions of literacy, strategies for teaching literacy, teaching aids, readability, and evaluation. The next section, which contains materials and strategies for teaching English as a second language (ESL), described by Tom Wallace, covers the following topics: using visual aids, presenting literature in an advanced ESL setting, using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), using stick figure scenarios, and developing cultural awareness. The third and final section lists 10 handouts for use by ABE and high school equivalency program instructors and 12 handouts for use in ESL classrooms. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Demonstration Programs, Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), High School Equivalency Programs, Learning Activities, Readability Formulas, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Rio Salado Community Coll., AZ.