ERIC Number: ED382054
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Project Read. LSCA Title VI Grant Final Performance Report, 1989/1990.
Menlo Park Public Library, CA.
A federally-funded program to train community volunteers in techniques for tutoring students of English as a Second Language (ESL) is reported. The program trained 97 tutors in ESL instruction and 142 in basic literacy teaching. The report describes efforts to recruit and select both volunteers and students, outlines the program's costs, assesses the program's impact on the community's ongoing literacy program, and describes tutor training and materials development. Appended materials include a tutor questionnaire, recruitment flyers, the training manual developed for the project, and excerpts from a commercially produced tutor resource book. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Menlo Park Public Library, CA.