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ERIC Number: ED268332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 63
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Effective Adult Literacy Programs.
Mayer, Steven E.
This guide is intended to assist individuals involved in the development, administration, and delivery of volunteer-based community adult literacy programs. Addressed in the individual sections of the guide are the following topics: community (community assessment, learner population, program purposes, public awareness, and partnerships and networking); adult learners (recruitment, initial interviews and assessment, use of assessment data, and linking adult learners to additional resources); staff resources (determination of staffing needs, staff recruitment, staff development and evaluation); instruction and support (instructional strategies and materials, adult learner support, and quality assurance); governance (accountability, legal issues, planning, and role of adult learners and staff); management (staff, financial, office, and records management and reporting); and evaluation (program and student evaluation). Appendixes to the guide contain checklists providing guidelines for collection and maintaining descriptive and performance data as well as a list of resources dealing with adult literacy and literacy programs. (MN)
Association for Community Based Education, 1806 Vernon St., NW, Washington, DC 20009; Council of State Directors of Adult Education, 229 State House, Indianapolis, IN 46204; Laubach Literacy Action, 1320 Jamesville, Syracuse, NY 13210; Literacy Volunteers of America, 404 Oak St., Syracuse, NY 13203.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rainbow Research, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.; B. Dalton Bookseller, Minneapolis, MN.
Note: Produced under the auspices of B. Dalton Bookseller, National Literacy Initiative with the collaboration of the Literacy Effectiveness Project.