ERIC Number: ED377330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Student Assessment in Michigan's Adult Volunteer Literacy Programs.
Michigan Literacy, Inc., Lansing.
Michigan Literacy conducted a project to collect, review, summarize, and compile a reference document of all student assessment tools currently being used by adult volunteer literacy programs in Michigan. Data were gathered through a survey questionnaire that was sent to 134 volunteer literacy programs (with 82 responses). Respondents reported that they used 40 different assessment instruments to determine suitable materials for students, to place students appropriately, to assess student progress, to make recommendations, and to identify student areas of difficulty. In addition, relevant literature was reviewed to identify current research and development on adult student assessment tools specifically designed for use in volunteer literacy programs. A resource list and the summary of the literature were provided to assist programs in identifying student assessment methods best suited to their students' and their programs' objectives. Eleven assessment tools were noted as being used in various Michigan programs, with contact persons and telephone numbers given for each. (The report includes the following: an annotated bibliography describing 10 resources, two ERIC Digests on assessment, and a list of assessment tools used by respondents. Contains 10 references.) (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Literacy Education, Student Evaluation, Tests, Tutors, Volunteers
Michigan Literacy, Inc., P.O. Box 30007, Lansing, MI 48909-7507.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Jobs Commission, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Literacy, Inc., Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan