ERIC Number: ED305432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Literacy: A Study of Community Based Literacy Programs. Revised and Updated. Volume II: Program Profiles.
Association for Community Based Education, Washington, DC.
This volume accompanies a study of community-based approaches to literacy education for adults. It provides profiles of 26 community-based educational institutions that provided study data. Each profile provides name, address, and telephone number; contact; other project sites; institutional description; mission/purpose; approach; skills developed/methods used; recruitment; participants; instructors; funding; staffing; outcomes; and abstract. These programs are included: Adult Education Consortium; Boston Indian Council; Bronx Educational Services; Dungannon Development Commission; Fortune Society Tutoring Program; Highbridge Community Life Center; Institute for Community Education and Training Center; Jobs for Youth--Boston, Inc.; LaSalle University Urban Center Adult Learning Project; Literacy Action, Inc.; Literacy Volunteers of Chicago; ABE/GED Consortium for Worker Literacy of Local 237 (New York City); Lutheran Settlement House Women's Program; Mountain Women's Exchange Adult Basic Education Program; North American Committee Adult Learning Center; National Congress of Neighborhood Women; Navajo Community College Foundation Studies; New Horizons for Children; Parent-Child Development Center, Inc.; Project Literacy; PLAN (Push Literacy Action Now); St. Mary Human Development Center; Solidaridad Humana; Spanish Education Development Center; Telamon Corporation; and Urban Appalachian Council. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Education, Community Programs, Educational Research, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Program Descriptions
Association for Community Based Education, 1806 Vernon Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Community Based Education, Washington, DC.
Note: For volume I, see CE 052 015.