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Mellard, Daryl F.; Anderson, Gretchen – National Commission on Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2007
Adult secondary education learners approach the goal of college-level postsecondary education through three assessment gateways: (a) measures of adult education program learning gains, (b) a high-school equivalency exam, and (c) college placement tests. On the surface, the assessments in this sequence might appear to work in concert and point…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Adult Education, Adult Learning, School Readiness
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