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Taylor, Karl K. – Lifelong Learning, 1987
Discusses the changes needed in General Educational Development (GED) student instruction as a result of the new composition requirement in the GED test. Outlines techniques for teaching composition to GED students. (CH)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Graduation Requirements, High School Equivalency Programs, Test Items
Swartz, Richard; Whitney, Douglas R. – Lifelong Learning, 1987
The authors discuss the new essay requirement on the General Educational Development Test. Topics covered include scoring, expected difficulty, and how test preparatory classes can help students do well on the essay. (CH)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Test Format, Writing Skills
Sabino, Michele J.; Seaman, Don F. – Lifelong Learning, 1988
Discusses a study of completers of the General Educational Development (GED) program. Concluded that (1) adult education is cost-effective; (2) concern for cost-effectiveness should not detract from other benefits; (3) completing the GED provides motivation to continue education; and (4) many perceive the GED certificate as a "second…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Cost Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
Dauzat, Sam V.; Dauzat, Jo Ann – Lifelong Learning, 1987
The authors discuss changes that will appear in the 1988 edition of the General Educational Development (GED) test. Changes include (1) a focus on comprehensive, integrated skills; (2) a need for highly developed thinking skills; (3) use of a computer technology theme; (4) writing assessments; and (5) changes in content areas. (CH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, High School Equivalency Programs, Item Analysis
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