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Venezky, Richard L.; And Others – 1993
A study evaluated different approaches to placing students in adult literacy classes using 168 adult basic education (ABE) and General Educational Development (GED) students. Students in classes at Rochambeau School in White Plains, New York, were given the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE), the Tests of Adult Literacy Skills (TALS), an oral…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Educational Testing
Farr, Charlotte W.; And Others – Lifelong Learning, 1986
Describes a study designed to evaluate the relationship between performance on the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) Test and the GED (General Educational Development) Test. Analysis of the data shows that there was a significant correlation between all the subscores on the TABE and all the subscores on the GED. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Measurement Techniques, Reading Tests
Donnarumma, Theresa; And Others – Adult Education, 1980
This study explored the cognitive style of field dependence-independence (FDI) and its relation to student attrition and performance on the General Educational Development Test and the Test of Adult Basic Education. Resultant correlations are discussed in terms of the usefulness of FDI in assessing the needs of adult learners. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Cognitive Style