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Mikulecky, Larry – 2003
A review of current literature identifies three growing trends. First, there has been an increase in legislatively mandated accountability that requires taxpayer-funded education and research programs be demonstrated effective by "scientifically based research." To receive federal monies programs must emphasize quantitative,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education)
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL. North Central Regional Tech. in Education Consortium. – 2000
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…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Richards, Lisa, Ed. – 1996
"GED Items" is published by the GED Testing Service of the American Council on Education. This volume contains six issues, each containing several articles related to adult education, equivalency testing, and the General Educational Development (GED) program. In the lead article of the first issue, Judith Anderson discusses the Internet…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adults, Educational Technology
Northwest Regional Literacy Resource Center, Seattle, WA. – 1997
This guide provides a work-in-progress family literacy curriculum. The materials are intended to be adapted to fit the parents in the specific setting. Each of 14 sections contains a number of activities that support the following ideas: documenting parents as the first teachers of their children using family portfolios; parent support time;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Literacy, Child Development
Anderson, Clinton L.; Kime, Steve F. – 1996
The U.S. military has made numerous important contributions to the development of adult and continuing education. As in civilian adult education, military innovations in education have consistently used workplace learning. The educational benefits produced by the GI Bill democratized education by exploding the myth that "common" people…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education), Competency Based Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Adult Learning and Literacy Clearinghouse. – 1999
These eight fact sheets, which are intended for teachers, administrators, and others interested in adult basic education and adult literacy, cover a wide range of topics related to adult learning and literacy. This document contains revised versions of fact sheets 0, 3, 6, 7, 12, 14, 16, and 18. The following are among the topics discussed on the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Clearinghouses
Burrows, Debra G. – 1997
A project developed and conducted a summer institute to offer training, hands-on activities, and workshops addressing educational technology for adult basic education (ABE), General Educational Development (GED) and literacy education teachers, administrators, and staff. During the first phase of the project, the institute was designed as a 3-day…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Computer Uses in Education