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Kallenbach, Silja, Ed.; Viens, Julie, Ed. – 2001
This document contains nine papers from a systematic, classroom-based study of multiple intelligences (MI) theory in different adult learning contexts during which adult educators from rural and urban areas throughout the United States conducted independent inquiries into the question of how MI theory can support instruction and assessment in…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Attention Deficit Disorders, Career Choice
Thistlethwaite, Linda – Exploring Adult Literacy: Journal of the Adult Learning Division of the College Reading Association, 2000
This paper explains how adult educators involved in the development and delivery of general adult basic education (ABE), General Educational Development (GED) certificate, and English-as-a-second-language (ESL) programs can infuse the workplace into their programs. The paper begins with a brief overview of the rationale for infusing the workplace…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
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
Sharma, Shobha; Escalona, Margaret Boyter – 1996
This curriculum guide was developed as part of the Worker Education Program for workers in the garment industry. The program was jointly developed by the workers, their employer, their union, and Northeastern Illinois University. It contains the materials required to teach a course to help Spanish-speaking individuals pass the General Educational…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques
Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. l2, New Oxford, PA. – 1987
An instructors' manual describing the "Write-Now" approach to teaching writing to adult students preparing for the General Educational Development (GED) test together with a final report describing the project that developed the manual is presented. Topics covered in the 16 chapters of the manual include the following: what we believe…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Educational Resources, High School Equivalency Programs
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center. – 1988
This document was developed as a resource for teacher trainers and adult educators who are teaching writing to adults. It has been designed to provide suggested intended learning outcomes, instructional strategies, and resources in an easy-to-use format. Most of the document is a chart that lists 10 intended learning outcomes, with parallel…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Parma City School District, OH. – 1993
This handbook defines and describes the benefits of both collaborative approaches and cooperative techniques. An introduction uses watercolor marbling as a metaphor for collaborative approaches and cooperative activities. Section I provides research results regarding problems of adult literacy programs, skills employers want, and Bloom's taxonomy.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques
Molek, Carol – 1987
This training packet, consisting of a workshop guide, two instructional guides, and assorted pamphlets and brochures, is intended for use by volunteer tutors who are themselves learning how to work with adults enrolled in an adult literacy program. The following topics are covered in the training workshop guide: the objectives and workings of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Classroom Techniques, Counseling Techniques