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ERIC Number: ED344081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Computers & Literacy: Curricula & Guides. Adult Literacy Series.
BCL Brief, n7 Apr 1992
This brief lists computer-based adult literacy training materials. The listings are divided into three sections: work force/workplace literacy curricula; general curriculum/program development; and guides and research reports. The first section contains nine programs or sets of program materials (including computerized and print materials): Basic Academic Skills for Employment; Aptitude and Interest Based Career Decision assessment tests; Reading and Math in the Workplace; A Systems Approach for Workplace Literacy Assurance and The Occupational Skills Analysis System; Education for Employment; Job-Trails; ROAD (Real Opportunity for Advancement and Development) to Success; SkillWorks; and Workplace Literacy System. The second section lists eight curricula: Autoskills Component Reading Subskills; COMPRIS, Inc.; Core Reading and Vocabulary Development Program; Graffiti One, In The Print Shop, and Accent Improvement; Adult Literacy Word Processor; The GOAL Series; The Pathfinder Learning System; and Project STAR: Sequential Training for Adult Reading. Ten guides/reports are listed: Adult Basic Education Resource Guide; Computer Applications in Reading; Keystrokes to Literacy; Software Buyer's Guide; Technology for Literacy Project Evaluation; an article in the Journal of Reading ("Using Computers in Adult Literacy Instruction"); using Technology in Family Literacy Programs; SALSA Pilot Project Research Report; Lessons Learned; and Evaluation of the IBM PALS (Principles of the Alphabet Literacy System) Program. Entries may contain the following: contact name, organization, address, telephone number, and program and instructional material description. Two articles are reprinted in this document: "The Case for Computers" and "Computer Update--Emerging Issues." (NLA)
Business Council for Effective Literacy, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10020 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A