ERIC Number: ED454397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Core Training Development and Implementation. Final Report.
Shefrin, Carol; Shafer, Dehra
This document presents materials about and from a project that was undertaken to continue development and implementation of training in content areas needed by Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) staff of ABLE-funded programs in Pennsylvania. The report details the project objectives, procedures, and outcomes, which included the following: (1) 8 existing modules were refined based on feedback from trainers; (2) "Bridges to Practice," a research-based guide for literacy practitioners serving adults with learning disabilities was adopted and added to the menu of module training offerings; (3) the trainer support component of the module training effort was fulfilled through observation of trainers and presentation skills training; and (4) 29 trainers were trained in 2 sessions to deliver the existing modules and the 2 new modules ("How Adults Read" and "Bridges to Practice"). Appendixes constituting approximately 90% of the document contain the following items: (1) training module flyers; (2) agenda for the lead trainer meeting; (3) Bridges to Practice facilitators' notes; (4) a presentation skills flyer/registration form; (5) materials from presentation skills training; (6) follow-up materials to the presentation skills training; (7) the Train the Trainer agenda; and (8) a summary of the number of times modules were offered and number of completers. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Delivery Systems, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Instructional Materials, Learning Disabilities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Material Development, Professional Development, Professional Training, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Records (Forms), Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Guides, Theory Practice Relationship, Training Methods, Training Objectives, Transfer of Training
AdvancE State Literacy Resource Center, Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market St., 11th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333. Tel: 800-992-2283 (Toll Free); TTY: 717-783-8445; Fax: 717-783-5420; e-mail: email@example.com.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: TIU Adult Education and Job Training Center, Lewistown, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania