ERIC Number: ED415884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Dec-29
Reference Count: N/A
Wakulla County Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
This performance report begins with a comparison of actual accomplishments to the following objectives for fiscal year 1992: (1) at least ten adult students will receive a minimum of 30 hours of tutoring at a local educational center; (2) at least ten students employed in the seafood industry will complete at least 30 hours of tutoring and 15 hours of computer-based instruction at the educational center, in their homes, or at other community sites; (3) at least ten adult students unable to attend the educational center will be instructed in their homes or at other community sites; (4) at least ten inmates of a local correctional facility will receive a minimum of 30 hours of instruction in basic reading in collaborative small group settings; and (5) at least 20 adult learners and their tutors will log at least 20 hours per pair on literacy project computers. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. Narrative sections describe tutor training, material selection, acquisition of computer hardware and software, and the role of the public library. The report concludes with acknowledgment of the contributions of several agencies and organizations and a list of facilities used. Quantitative data about the project and flyers listing high-interest low-vocabulary books are attached. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Expenditures, Food Processing Occupations, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Outreach Programs, Prisoners, Public Libraries, Tutor Training, Tutoring, Tutors, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Wakulla County Public Library, Crawfordville, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida