ERIC Number: ED362726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Putting Research Results to Work. A Guide to the Adult Education National Program 1988-1993.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
This report contains abstracts of 29 projects funded under the Adult Education National Research Program. The projects are of six types: studies of effective practices and programs, national impact studies, descriptive studies, developmental and design studies, commissioned papers, and technical assistance. Some of the projects examined cover the following: small business innovation research, training the trainers, English as a Second Language, field research in adult education, delivery systems, evaluation of the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Program, English as a Second Language for migrant farm workers, adult education programs and services, funding sources, workplace literacy, volunteer organizations, education for the homeless, program effectiveness, assessment practices, instructional technology, management information systems, relating the 1990 census results to adult education, standardized tests, and quality guidelines. Each project abstract includes project address, contact person, and a short summary. Three appendixes provide a history of national program funding, list federal contacts, and provide information on federal clearinghouses, the National Institute for Literacy, private contractors, and the U.S. Government Printing Office as sources for information on the projects. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Literacy Education, Management Information Systems, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Research Utilization, Second Language Instruction, Tests, Voluntary Agencies
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.