ERIC Number: ED350588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Student Literacy Corps, 1990-1991. Final Report.
Newman, Anabel P.; And Others
The Indiana University Student Literacy Corps was developed through an existing reading practicum course offered by the school of education through the Reading Practicum center; (2) tutors met or exceeded the time requirements of performing voluntary, uncompensated service each week of the academic term; (3) the corps provided a tutoring service that was supplementary to existing instructional services; and (4) tutors were placed in the Monroe County Public Library VITAL (Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners) program, in Martinsville (Indiana) in the Metropolitan School District program, in an alternative school in Columbus (Indiana) in a group home, and in the Adult Basic Education program of the Monroe (Indiana) County Schools. A table of data presenting tutor and tutee information, a sample tutee data sheet, and a course evaluation form are included in the report. Attached to the report are the tables of contents of the Language Practicum Manual, the Literacy Training Manual, the VITAL Program Management Guidelines; "Adult Basic Education: Reading," a guide to literacy instruction including an actual case study; "Adult Literacy: Context and Challenges," a perspective on Literacy; and the VITAL Guidelines. Also attached to the report is the VITAL Bibliography, a listing of all sources available through the VITAL program for tutoring. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. School of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana