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ERIC Number: ED341870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-30
Pages: 446
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Homestudy Option. Final Report.
Goss, Barbara
This document contains both a final report and a curriculum guide for the Homestudy Option, a program geared to the 1988 General Educational Development (GED) test. The final report describes two program objectives: (1) providing an adult basic education home study curriculum to rural adults to take the first steps toward educational independence; and (2) reaching many rural students who find educational programs inaccessible. The following project activities are discussed: (1) development of a home study packet containing seven sections, one for each of five GED subjects plus orientation and test-taking units; testing of the packet with 23 students; and dissemination of the project through AdvancE in Pennsylvania. The curriculum guide includes the following sections: orientation; writing; social studies; science; literature and the arts; math; and GED test-taking tips. Each section may include the following: a message to the student; key words and phrases; general information; handouts; questions and answers; "think and write" activities; and examples. (NLA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: TIU Adult Education and Job Training Center, Lewistown, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests