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GED Testing Service, 2016
This guide is designed to help adult educators and administrators better understand the content of the GED® test. This guide is tailored to each test subject and highlights the test's item types, assessment targets, and guidelines for how items will be scored. This 2016 edition has been updated to include the most recent information about the…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Teaching Guides, High School Equivalency Programs, Test Items
Eck, James H.; Bellamy, G. Thomas; Schaffer, Eugene; Stringfield, Sam; Reynolds, David – Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), 2011
The authors of this monograph assert that by assisting school systems to more closely resemble "high reliability" organizations (HROs) that already exist in other industries and benchmarking against top-performing education systems from around the globe, America's school systems can transform themselves from compliance-driven…
Descriptors: Best Practices, School Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness, Commercialization
Lord, Joan M.; Blackmon, Trudy; Chaloux, Bruce; Weaver, Chris; Street, Sue – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2010
This report, part of the "Challenge to Lead" education goals series, examines the impact of an undereducated work force and calls for making adult learning programs a priority across the SREB (Southern Regional Education Board) region especially during the current recession. "A Smart Move" tracks declining enrollment in adult…
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Adult Learning, English (Second Language), Investment
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education. – 2003
This document lists the Ohio Department of Education's Adult Basic and Literacy Education revised indicators of program quality. A chart details the measures and performance standards for the following quality indicators: (1) students demonstrate progress toward attainment of literacy skills at levels of proficiency necessary to function on the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
Adams, Anne Thomas; Franklin, Sundra; Taylor, Rebecca – 2002
This resource manual has been developed to assist both case managers and management staff in implementing a case management system as an infrastructure for delivering services that will facilitate the positive growth and development of youth and the achievement of individual and organizational performance goals. (The goal of case managers is to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Case Records, Caseworker Approach
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
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development. – 2000
This technical assistance paper is designed to provide local adult education administrators and teachers in Florida with information to help them more effectively implement General Educational Development (GED) programs, which are designed to help students pass the Official GED Test and become successful employees in the world of work. The paper…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Course Content
Jensen, Jane; Haleman, Diana; Goldstein, Beth; Anderman, Eric – 2000
The reasons why undereducated individuals choose not to participate in adult education were examined in a comparative, qualitative case study that was conducted in eight nonmetropolitan sites (including the pilot site) in diverse economic regions across Kentucky. Data were collected from the following sources: in-depth interviews with 84 adults…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults, Age Differences
Ireton, Leroy, Ed. – 1989
Designed for use by adult basic education (ABE) teachers and directors, this publication presents a general overview of the major areas incorporated into the Oklahoma ABE program. Contents include a schematic diagram of ABE administration; ABE philosophy; state and federal guidelines; map of percentages of population 25 years and over with less…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Classroom Techniques, Enrollment