ERIC Number: ED415901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Knox County Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
This final performance report provides project outcome information and data to the U.S. Department of Education for the federally-funded Library Literacy Program. The Knox County Literacy Program, Inc., a project of the Knox County Public Library (Vincennes, Indiana), involved recruitment, coalition building, public awareness, training, rural oriented, basic literacy, collection development, tutoring, computer assisted, and other technology programs. The program served a community of 25,000-50,000 people, and was open to anyone who requested assistance. Tutoring was done one-on-one and in small groups, using the Laubach, Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA), and Discover Intensive Phonics methods. The program served 60 adult learners, and provided 1,239 hours of direct tutoring. The report describes activities from October 1992-September 1993 and provides: a comparison of actual accomplishments to goals and objectives set forth in the grant application; a comparison between proposed and actual expenditures; specific details of activities undertaken; the role the library played in the accomplishment of the goals and objectives; agencies and organizations that assisted in the project; and the impact of the federal project on the ongoing program of the library. Appendices include an explanation of the use of unspent grant money; tutoring sites; tutor and learner report including tutor hours by month; newspaper articles and publicity; and a program brochure. (SWC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Cooperation, Educational Technology, Federal Programs, Grants, Library Collection Development, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Public Libraries, Publicity, Rural Areas, Tutor Training, Tutoring, Tutors, User Needs (Information), 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: Knox County Public Library, Vincennes, IN.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act