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ERIC Number: ED439238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 190
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
FOCUS: Sharing Successful Projects. Final Report, FY 1998-1999. A 353 Special Demonstration Project.
Royce and Royce, Inc., Lancaster, PA.
This final report describes the FOCUS project, which published 5 bulletins featuring reviews of 26 exemplary adult basic and literacy education (ABLE) projects from Pennsylvania and 8 states; undertook a feasibility study that reviewed 41 projects; produced a revised recruitment brochure; and revised a workshop. Next are the following four project products: (1) feasibility reports that focus on the 4 feasibility studies undertaken on assessment (review of 9 projects), recruitment and retention (review of 12 projects), English as a second language (review of 8 projects), and learner-based curriculum resources (review of 12 projects); (2) descriptions of the projects reviewed, suggestions for modifications, and comments regarding their potential use; (3) a brochure that is a revision of one that accompanied the 1991 promotional video; and (4) suggestions for revision of the "Understanding Our Youngest Students" workshop. Appendixes contain: the FOCUS Bulletins and focus forms; training outlines, a resource list, and workshop evaluation form; adolescent development handouts; curriculum-based assessment handouts; instructional strategies handouts; and Barnes & Noble Web site resources. (YLB)
AdvancE, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Tel: 717-783-9192. 333 Market Street, 11th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Royce and Royce, Inc., Lancaster, PA.