ERIC Number: ED438422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Basic Education Program. Technical Assistance Paper.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Adult basic education practitioners in Florida are being faced with new work force development program requirements as a result of recent legislation. This technical assistance paper is designed to provide local adult education administrators and teachers with information to help them to implement Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Workplace Readiness Skills programs more effectively. The paper addresses the following areas: (1) courses for ABE students, related definitions, and course progression; (2) student eligibility, assessment, and accountability; (3) student services including initial intake, orientation, retention, and follow-up; (4) classroom instruction, including curriculum frameworks and alternative assessments; and (5) staff development. A directory of technical assistance directors and consultants organized by the five regions of the state, and a state-level staff directory are included in the paper. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Definitions, Employment Programs, Followup Studies, Job Training, Literacy Education, Staff Development, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Student Personnel Services, Teaching Methods
Florida Department of Education, Division of Workforce Development, Bureau of Program Management and Development, 325 West Gaines Street, Room 644, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: 850-488-6191; For full text: http://www.firn.edu/doe/bin00051/adult_ed.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Identifiers - Location: Florida