ERIC Number: ED440215
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Action Research Monographs. Complete Set. Pennsylvania Action Research Network, 1998-99. A Section 353 Project of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education. A Learning from Practice Project.
Pennsylvania State Univ., McKeesport.
This publication consists of the complete set of 23 monographs developed by the Pennsylvania Action Research Network to supplement the 67 monographs produced over the past 3 years. The specific audience are literacy, General Educational Development (GED), and English-as-a Second Language (ESL) practitioners. The titles are: "Use of Metacognitive Teaching To Enhance English Language Literacy of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adult Learners" (Robert A. Anthony); "Phonemic Awareness Education with an ESL Class" (Anne Y. Barton); "Increased Tutor Participation" (Daniel Corle); "Will the Use of Videos Designed for the Purpose of Teaching English Pronunciation Improve the Learners' Production of Discrete Sounds by At Least 80% over a 12 Week Period?" (Christina Davis); "Development of an IEP Form for Adult Students" (Ginny Edmonston); "Will Parental Incentives Increase Parental Involvement?" (Barbara Elsleger); "Contacting Students To Raise Retention Rates" (Lydia Frankenburger); "Post-Test Learner Evaluation" (Sydney Schwartz Hardiman); "Teaching Short-Term and Long-Term Goal-Setting to ESL Students for Educational, Personal, and Career Application" (Shirley F. Jackson); "Using Communication To Retain Tutors" (Judy Kline); "Peer Vocabulary Building Teams" (Pat Kriley); "Implementation of a Procedure Manual To Improve Teacher Performance" (Eileen Madgar); "Increasing Student Motivation through the Development of a Personal Mission Statement" (Jeanette G. Matthews); "Issues around Teaching Competencies in a Family Literacy Program" (Susan Finn Miller); "Integrating Professional Teaching Staff into a Volunteer-Based Agency" (Karen Mundie); "Making a Choice Between the TABE and the CASAS" (Elaine Nagel); "Increasing Positive Outcomes in GED Classes through Family Literacy Programs" (Stuart Roe); "The Benefits of a Tutor Training Manual" (Stacey Roles); "Teaching Grammar in an ESL Classroom" (Timothy Shenk); "Developing an Intense Goal-Setting Portion of Student Orientation: Helping Students To Focus on Their Goals and Remain with GPLC until Those Goals Are Achieved" (Sue Snider); "One-Size-Fits-All vs. Pick-and-Choose Format" (Valorie Taylor); "Redesigning the Current Student Tracking Form" (Donna Urey); and "Conversation Partners: Work in Progress" (Lora Zangari). (YLB)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Deafness, English (Second Language), Family Literacy, Goal Orientation, High School Equivalency Programs, Literacy Education, Metacognition, Parent Participation, Pretests Posttests, Professional Development, Program Improvement, School Holding Power, Student Motivation, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Test Selection
AdvancE, PDE Resource Center, Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Floor 11, Harrisburg PA 17126-0333. Tel: 717-783-6788; Web site: http://www.pde.psu.edu/able.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., McKeesport.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania