ERIC Number: ED427237
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Pennsylvania ABLE Staff Handbook. 1998 Edition.
Reiff, Tana, Ed.
This guide contains 55 articles written by adult basic education (ABE) practitioners in Pennsylvania suggesting ways to improve teaching and program administration in the field. The guide is organized into four parts: (1) working together for program improvement, (2) teaching and learning, (3) developing as a professional and (4) appendixes (high school equivalency test centers in Pennsylvania, writers' names and addresses, publishers of ABE curriculum resources, glossaries of terms and organizations, and abbreviations, and an index). Following are representative titles of articles contained in the handbook: "Adult Education in Pennsylvania: A Process for Improving Teaching and Learning" (Cheryl Keenan); "The Importance of Accurate Data Reporting" (Kelly Limeul); "Where Do Volunteers Fit In?" (Regina Cooper); "Learner-centered Adult Education" (Jean L. Fleschute, Lois Zinn); "Research-based Strategies for Teaching Adults with Learning Disabilities" (Mary Ann Corley); "An Overview of Learner Assessment" (Lori A. Forlizzi); "Learning with Computers" (Arlene Cianelli); Peer Mentoring: Students Helping Students" (Sue Snider); "Adult Basic Skills and Workplace Education" (Michelle Joyce); "Recognizing Learners' Success" (John Mihota); "Professional Development Is Directly Tied to Program Improvement" (Helen Hall); "Graduate Programs in Adult Education" (Trenton R. Ferro); "Professional Development through Training Modules" (Carol Molek); "Online Staff Development Tools" (KayLynn Hamilton, Debra Burrows); and "The National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)" (John P. Comings). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Literacy Education, Program Improvement, Staff Development, State Programs, Teaching Methods
AdvancE State Literacy Resource Center, 333 Market St., 11th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333; Web site: http://www.cas.psu.edu/docs/pde/able/sh98.html
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania