ERIC Number: ED430413
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Uses of Computer Technology in Adult Basic Skills/Literacy Programs: North Carolina Practice and Ideas from Other States.
The report documents some of the uses of computers and computer software in North Carolina adult basic skills and literacy education programs. It includes articles on: the role and activities of the North Carolina Literacy Resource Center; a hosiery industry initiative to provide computer-assisted vocational English-as-a-Second-Language training; programs promoting the computer laboratory as a learning environment for adults; a regional technology consortium; technology resources, including print, organizational, and online resources; software evaluation techniques for consumers; finding software reviews; services provided by voluntary literacy organizations; using laptop computers in creative ways; penetrating the mysteries of the Internet; and sources of technical assistance. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Centers, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Consortia, Course Descriptions, Educational Environment, Fashion Industry, Information Sources, Institutional Cooperation, Internet, Literacy Education, Microcomputers, Program Descriptions, Second Language Programs, State Surveys, Vocational English (Second Language)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.; North Carolina Literacy Resource Center, Raleigh.