ERIC Number: ED319962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Volunteers in Adult Education. Practices Used by Volunteers in ABE and Literacy Programs.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
This guide describes various tutoring methods and supportive roles performed by volunteers in adult literacy programs. The practices described usually complement instruction in adult education and literacy classes as well as expand the delivery system of programs and services to the adult learner. The 25 practices described are grouped under the headings of "Tutoring" and "Volunteers in Supportive Roles." Practices include vocabulary expansion, semantic maps, risk-taking activities, newspapers in education, workplace vocabulary development, speakers' bureaus, family literacy, fundraising, story corner, and swim-a-long. Each program description includes a topic; summary of the practice; and name, address, and telephone number of the contributor. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Educational Resources, Family Influence, Family Involvement, Intergenerational Programs, Literacy Education, Models, Newspapers, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Tutors, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.