ERIC Number: ED407649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa State Staff Development Practitioner Research Reports 1995-1996.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.
This booklet presents a collection of seven practitioner research reports conducted by individuals employed through adult basic education (ABE), Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED), and English as a second language (ESL) programs and funded by the Iowa State Staff Development Committee. The practitioner research presented in the collection gives the teacher, tutor, and/or administrator insights into the area of their interest and concern, through interviews, questionnaires, journaling, and observation. The following research reports are included: (1) "Family Literacy Survey" (Gloria Stigler); (2) "What Strategies Can Best Respond to the ESL Students' Needs for Language, Support, and Community?" (Else Schardt); (3) "Reading Maturity" (Betty Dunn); (4) "How Do Our Graduates See Our Program?" (Lois Banse and others); (5) "Attributions Associated with Attendance: Insights into Attaining and Retaining Students in ESL/ABE" (Cindy Wilberding); (6) "NIACC [Northern Iowa Area Community College] Volunteer Conversation Partner Program" (Colleen Hovinga); and (7) "Attitudes toward Educational Opportunities for Iowa Prison Inmates" (Dianna Ball). Individual chapters contain references. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa