ERIC Number: EJ205977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Competency-Based Adult Education: Toward a Functional Definition.
Taylor, Paul G.
Adult Literacy and Basic Education, v2 n3 p146-57 Fall 1978
Defines competency-based adult education as activities providing coping and life skills, functional literacy, mastery learning, external or alternative high school diplomas, and educational credits for life experiences. Discusses activities in relation to federally authorized Adult Basic Education, minimal testing, Adult Performance Level research, and the Adult Education Division's adult competency education workshop. (Author/CSS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Adult Education Act 1966; Economic Opportunity Act 1964
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Adult Performance Level