ERIC Number: ED412331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Adult Education Section 353 Special Demonstration Projects. Project Abstracts for the Fiscal Year 1995-1996.
Werner, Evelyn C., Comp.; Harmon, Cheryl M., Comp.
This document presents abstracts for 30 projects that were conducted in Pennsylvania in fiscal year 1995-1996 with federal funds allotted to strengthen adult basic and literacy education through experimentation with new methods, programs, and techniques and professional development for personnel working in adult basic education programs. Among the types of projects profiled are the following: local high school diploma program for adults; action research for staff development; program to improve access to adult education; adult education-community partnership; program teaching basic skills through online services; citywide network for literacy providers; development of a model collaborative family literacy program; English-as-a-Second-Language online action research project; jail-to-job program; reading program for parents and preschoolers; development of the Pennsylvania Adult Literacy Practitioner Inquiry Network; research on guidelines for effective use of assessment; statewide staff development project; summer institute for correctional educators; development of a trainer-of-trainers model; tutor-assisted computerized reading instruction; and development of a plan for using technology in adult education. Each abstract contains some or all of the following: program title; identifying number; statement of purpose; procedures; summary of findings; comments; product(s); name and address of project director; and descriptors. Also included are an index of descriptors and index by agency. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Career Guidance, Computer Uses in Education, Correctional Education, Demonstration Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Entrepreneurship, Family Literacy, Followup Studies, High School Equivalency Programs, Information Networks, Institutes (Training Programs), Intergenerational Programs, Job Training, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Partnerships in Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Public Relations, School Community Relationship, Statewide Planning, Summer Programs, Tutoring
Educational Resources and Learning Technologies Office, 333 Market Street, 11th Floor, Resource Center, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania