ERIC Number: ED434990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Adult Learning and Literacy Clearinghouse Fact Sheets. [Revised].
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Adult Learning and Literacy Clearinghouse.
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 individual fact sheets: "The Federal Adult Education and Literacy Program" (basic grants to states, national program); "Adult Education for Limited English-Proficient Adults" (clients served, rationale for English literacy programs, types of instruction offered, ways students are assessed, recent developments and trends, available resource materials); "The Division of Adult Education and Literacy Clearinghouse" (purpose, sponsor, services, publications, newsletter, research update, dissemination activities, access, facts line); "Literacy Education for Older Adults" (funding and eligibility, participation, states' involvement, resources); "Adult Secondary Education" (Adult Secondary Education Program, the General Educational Development diploma, National External Diploma Program, Carnegie Unit Programs); "Family Literacy" (program characteristics, participation, rationale for parent involvement, available resources); "Workplace Education" (characteristics, participation, rationale, program development, demonstration models, available resources); and "Instructional Technology" (definition, value in adult education and adult literacy programs, resources for practitioners interested in using technology in adult education). Several of the fact sheets include lists of additional sources of information. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Clearinghouses, Education Work Relationship, Educational Opportunities, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, English (Second Language), Enrollment, Family Literacy, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Grants, High School Equivalency Programs, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Intergenerational Programs, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Nonprofit Organizations, Older Adults, Participation, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Trend Analysis, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Adult Learning and Literacy Clearinghouse.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests