ERIC Number: ED344081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force, Reference Materials, Technological Advancement, Workplace Literacy
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
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.