ERIC Number: ED473418
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education. Part II: Collection of Learning Experiences. Volume 1.
Peavey, Kay S., Ed.
This document, which is the first in a series of best practice documents incorporating the wisdom and experiences of New York's adult educators, presents eight learning experiences that are specifically tailored for adult learners and instructors. The following information is provided for each learning experience: (1) a brief description of the learning experience; (2) exact procedures for instructors and students to follow during the experience; (3) environmental/instructional modifications to facilitate using the learning experience for all adult learners, regardless of disability or other factors; (4) a list of required materials and supplies; (5) assessment tools and techniques; (6) approximate times required for planning, implementing, and assessing the learning experience; (7) photographs, anecdotes, and/or examples of learners at work completing the learning experience; and (8) a reflection by the learning experience's author. Topics of the learning experiences are as follows: (1) developing language skills through improvisation; (2) map reading; (3) play writing and reading using an alternative immersion approach; (4) sequencing and memory with acrostics; (5) a world peace town summit; (6) reading skill development; (7) human immune deficiency virus transmission and prevention; and (8) politics and the individual. A learning experience collection form and tips for completing a learning experience are appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Beginning Reading, Citizenship Education, Classroom Techniques, Conferences, Creative Writing, Disease Control, Drama, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Guidelines, Health Education, Integrated Curriculum, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Maps, Memory, Peace, Prevention, Reading Skills, Skill Development
For full text: http://www.hudrivctr.org/collnexp.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York