ERIC Number: ED454408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Captured Wisdom[TM]: Integrating Technology into Adult Literacy Instruction. [Booklet and CD-ROM Transcripts].
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL. North Central Regional Tech. in Education Consortium.; National Center on Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.
This document consists of a booklet describing the Captured Wisdom project and transcripts of videos from the two CD-ROM disks. The booklet details how to get the most from the CD-ROMs with suggestions directed toward teachers, professional development providers, and administrators. Six Captured Wisdom learning sites are listed. The Captured Wisdom CD-ROMs present videos profiling seven innovative projects featuring successful practices that integrate technology into adult education instruction. The CD-ROMs also include the following information for each program: goals; content; learning issues; instructional activities; products and assessments; and resources. The target audiences of the individual projects include adult literacy students, speakers of English as a second language, and adult learners in General Educational Development programs. Transcripts of student and teacher interactions on the videos of "The Antarctica Project,""Home Countries,""The Mars Project,""The Restaurant Problem,""Intrepid Tales,""Creating Family Histories," and "Presenting the Whole Package" projects are included. (MN/CG)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Games, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Family History, High School Equivalency Programs, Information Dissemination, Innovation, Inservice Education, Instructional Development, Integrated Curriculum, Internet, Labor Force Development, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Material Development, National Organizations, Online Systems, Optical Data Disks, Portfolios (Background Materials), Problem Solving, Reading Instruction, Regional Planning, Simulation, Staff Development, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Visual Aids, Writing (Composition)
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1120 East Diehl Rd., Suite 200, Naperville, IL 60563. For full text: http://www.ncrel.org/cw/a/.
Publication Type: Computer Programs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL. North Central Regional Tech. in Education Consortium.; National Center on Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests