ERIC Number: ED423420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Technology, Basic Skills, and Adult Education: Getting Ready and Moving Forward. Information Series No. 372.
Hopey, Christopher E., Ed.
This monograph is designed to be used as a complete volume or as a set of papers that can be referenced separately. The monograph is organized into two sections. Section I: "Getting Ready" is designed to help educators get started, plan for, and integrate technology into adult education. The five papers in this section are as follows: "Making Technology Happen in Adult Education" (Christopher E. Hopey); "Planning and Funding for Technology" (Hopey); "Making the Right Choice: Software Evaluation" (Hopey); "Integrating Technology into Adult Learning" (Lynda Ginsburg); and "Recommendations for Using Technology in Adult Education" (Hopey). Section II: "Moving Forward," contains six papers that address the following topics: "Adult Learning Theory: An Argument for Technology" (Regie Stites); "Technology in Adult Education Programs" (Terilyn C. Turner); "Using Technology for Assessment in Adult Learning" (John P. Sabatini); "Distance Learning and Adult Basic Education" (John Fleischman); "The Internet and Adult Educators" (David Rosen); and "Adult Learning, Technology, and Public Policy" (Mary Lovell). The monograph contains a list of 12 national adult education agencies, including their website addresses, and 85 references. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Internet, Public Policy, Staff Development
Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. IN 372, $10.50; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.; National Center on Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.