ERIC Number: ED430102
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Basics for Successful GED Instruction: Working with Adult Learners. Quality Professional Development Project. Professional Development Manual V.
Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville.
This workbook, one of six professional development manuals prepared by experienced General Educational Development (GED) instructors, is designed to assist the instructor setting up and operating a GED classroom. A pretest and posttest appear first. Each of the units begins with a list of objectives and then provides instructional material. Unit 1 explains the multiple components of the GED Test and addresses the skills array and passing score levels. Unit 2 describes the various testing measurements available to establish a skill profile for each student. Unit 3 explores the curricula for a GED program. It presents each curriculum section and reviews the performance standards for each curricula. Unit 4 examines the various teaching methodologies appropriate to GED instruction and presents some successful test-taking strategies. Unit 5 explores the classroom and student management techniques useful to the GED instructor. Unit 6 examines why state and national efforts for educational improvement have initiated the development of tracking systems for program accountability. Appendixes contain pretest and posttest answer keys, instructor self-evaluation, and student evaluation. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Students, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Faculty Development, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials, Pretests Posttests, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Test Wiseness
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Authoring Institution: Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests