ERIC Number: ED374356
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Transitions: Building Partnerships between Literacy Volunteer and Adult Education Programs. A Guide to Effective Transition Strategies.
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC.
This guide, which is intended for use by decision makers, administrators, volunteers, teachers, and other educators in fields related to adult literacy, is designed to assist in the development and improvement of transition strategies for students participating in volunteer literacy and adult education programs. Chapter 1 summarizes the draft report on transitions that was written in preparation for the May 1994 national conference "Transitions: Building Better Partnerships between Literacy Volunteer and Adult Education Programs." Presented in chapter 2 are summaries of the following background papers presented at the conference: "Technology as an Instructional Strategy for Program Transitions" (Eunice N. Askov, Barbara H. Van Horn); "Setting Up Transitional Programs through Effective Collaboration: A Practitioner's Point of View" (Carol Clymer-Spradling); "Learner Portfolios to Support Transitions in Adult Education" (Jane Braunger, Sylvia Hart-Landsberg, Stephen Reder); "Strategies for Building Collaborative Relationships and Articulated Programs" (Judith Alamprese). Chapter 3 reports on the following conference activities: National Adult Literacy Survey preconference, opening plenary, workshops, keynote address, strategic agenda setting, strategic design session, report out session, and closing. Presented in chapter 4 are various strategic planning materials, including guiding questions and exercises in developing a vision. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education), Conferences, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Literacy Education, Partnerships in Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Strategic Planning, Transitional Programs, Voluntary Agencies
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers; Administrators
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Adult Literacy Survey (NCES)