ERIC Number: ED345590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Empowering Learners Project Bibliography.
United Way of Saint Paul, MN.
This annotated bibliography lists computer software and other media materials that support acquisition of basic and literacy skills and familiarize adult learners with new technologies. It cites products chosen by five St. Paul (Minnesota) area United Way agencies for the Empowering Learners Project. Listings of computer software include courseware, authoring aids, and other software in math, English language skills, health, typing, word processing, graphics, vocabulary development, accent reduction, spelling, and pronunciation. Shorter video and cassette tape listings cover similar topics. Some but not all of the materials for English language skills are designed for instruction in English as a Second Language. Citations include the item's title, vendor, price, required hardware, a brief description, comments, and which of the participating agencies purchased the materials. A list of vendors and their addresses is also included. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiotape Recordings, Basic Skills, Computer Software, Empowerment, English (Second Language), Health Education, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Literacy Education, Mathematics, Pronunciation Instruction, Spelling, Typewriting, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: UPS Foundation, Inc., Greenwich, CT.; United Way of America, Alexandria, VA.
Authoring Institution: United Way of Saint Paul, MN.