ERIC Number: ED286066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Adult Literacy and Technology Conference Proceedings (University Park, Pennsylvania, June 4-7, 1987).
Meenan, Avis L., Comp.; Burns, Patricia E., Comp.
These proceedings contain the summaries of 60 presentations. Among those included are: "Desk Top Publishing & Experiential Literacy Material" (Arnold); "A Description of the U.S. Experience in Providing Vocational Skills to Individuals with Low Literacy Skills" (Barbee); "Audio-Disk Technology" (Bixler, MacClay); "Technology for Teachers: A Group Instruction Communication Network" (Brown); "Application of Interactive Video" (Gacka et al.); "Methods of Incorporating Technology into an Adult Resource Learning Center" (Gold, Chetelat); "Technology Breaks the Print Barrier" (Harrington, Sokol); "PLATO: Past-Present-Future" (Manak et al.); "Technology and Adult Education: The Massachusetts Model" (Milley); "Interactive Videodisc Systems for Adult Learning" (Pyatte); "Technology & Literacy" (Turner); "Beyond Word Processing: Using Interactive Writing Software" (Bartholomew); "The ENFI Project: Computer Networks, Collaborative Writing, & Literacy" (Batson); "Adaptive Uses: Older Technologies for Literacy in Developing Countries" (Brace); "Using Databases for Developing Thinking Skills in Adult Literacy" (Budin); "Adult Beginning Reading Instruction & the Computer" (Carman, Lower); "Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners" (Copeland); "Comprehensive Competencies Program" (Dassance); "Computers in Schools" (Gilbertson-Winburne, Green); "Adults' Attitudes toward Computers" (Lewis); "Using Computer Technology in a Volunteer Tutor Literacy Program" (MacCallister); "Reading, Thinking, & Computing" (Marshall); "Setting Up and Managing a CAI Laboratory" (Miller-Parker);"American Ticket: Electronic Motivation & Learning" (Oliver); "Educational Needs of Dislocated Workers" (Park); "CAI and the Adult Student" (Whittle); "Literacy Efforts Involving CAI in Missouri" (Jorgenson, Hollenbeck); "Dropouts: A Holistic Approach" (VanBrugghen); "Language Skills Improvement: The COMPRIS Experience" (Davies); "Proven Use of Human Voice in Interactive Software for Non-Readers" (Eversole); "Integrating Reading & Writing Software into a Literacy Curriculum" (Jagger); "Computerized Help for Adult Illiterates" (McConkie, Zola); "Creating Your Own Software for ABE/GED" (Marshall et al.); "Developing a Statewide Toll-Free Hotline" (Martin, Hudson); "Beyond Basic Literacy: Critical Reading with LECTOR" (Orndorff); "Templates for Literacy" (Stone); "Effective Use of Computers& Software in Adult Literacy Programs" (Szatkowski); "Information Sharing: The Goal Oriented Adult Learning Program" (Weyers et al.); "A New Path to Literacy: The Microcomputer & Interactive, Language Experience Based Approach" (Wangberg); "Enhancing Reading & Writing with Current Software" (Young); "Using Video Packets for Staff Development in ABE" (Fleischman, Tibbetts); "Microcomputers and Teaching Styles" (Migliorelli); and "Computers and the Role of Teachers" (Moscow). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Conference Proceedings, Courseware, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Illiteracy, Interactive Video, Literacy Education, Staff Development, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Gannett Foundation, Rochester, NY.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for the Study of Adult Literacy.