ERIC Number: ED430104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Train-the-Trainer for Adult Education. Quality Professional Development Project.
Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville.
This manual aids professional development adult education (AE) facilitators in conducting AE workshops using Quality Professional Development (QPD) Project materials. A workshop outline is provided. Six sections correspond to the six manuals in the training package. Section components are as follows: objectives for five or six units; activities; exercises; self-tests; informational material; worksheets; pretest; posttest; answer keys; instructor self-evaluation; and student evaluation. Section 1, Assessing the Adult Student, covers purpose of AE tests, components of a good test, administering standardized tests, interpreting test results, and testing accommodations. Section 2, Philosophy of Teaching Adult Students, addresses state framework for AE, adult learner characteristics, and classroom environment. Section 3, From Theory to Practice: Adult Instructional Methodologies, focuses on learning theories and styles, multiple intelligence, accelerated learning, whole language, Paideia, and cooperative learning. Section 4, Basics for Successful Adult Basic Education Instruction, deals with classroom, students, curriculum, and teaching and surviving as an instructor. Section 5, Basics for Successful General Educational Development Instruction, covers student assessment, curriculum, teaching and test-taking tips, and classroom and student management. Section 6, Basics for Successful Adult High School Instruction, focuses on student success, records and student management, and tests. Appendixes include a national literacy resource list and four fact sheets. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Cooperative Learning, Faculty Development, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Theories, Pretests Posttests, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods, Test Construction, Testing
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.
Note: For the individual Quality Professional Development Project manuals, see CE 078 576-581.