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James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2003
This guide presents reading-focused learning projects and accompanying inquiry activities to help students pass the language arts/reading portion of the General Education Development (GED) Test 2002. Section 1 relates GED as project to the reading portion of the GED and explains how inquiry activities used Official GED Reading Practice Test…
Descriptors: Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials, Language Arts
James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2003
This guide presents writing-focused learning projects and accompanying inquiry activities to help students pass the language arts/writing portion of the General Education Development(GED) Test 2002. The Introduction relates GED as project to the writing portion of the GED and explains how inquiry activities used Official GED Reading Practice Test…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Evaluative Thinking, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials
EFF HOT Topics, 2002
An instructor and her students used questions to plan, teach, and assess a lesson in a Family Literacy/General Educational Development (GED) program. The class identified that their families should lose weight and exercise more to have healthier hearts. They focused on the area of responsibility, called Promote Family Members' Growth and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Family Literacy, Health Promotion
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
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
Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center. – 1998
This guide provides ideas for using the book, "Anthony Burns," by Virginia Hamilton, in adult General Educational Development classes. The book tells the story of a slave who escaped to freedom, but because of the Fugitive Slave Act was returned to slavery until a benefactor bought his freedom. The paper first discusses general ideas for…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Black History, Childrens Literature
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
Coplin, Jennifer; And Others – 1994
This document includes a final performance report and evaluation report from the Weck Ed program, through which job-linked adult basic education and General Educational Development (GED) test preparation courses that were jointly developed by the company Pilling Weck and Durham Technical Community College were offered to Pilling Weck employees on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges
Widney, Annabel – 1994
This curriculum module contains lesson plans and application activities that were developed to help adult students master the writing skills needed to earn a general high school equivalency diploma. Included in the module are materials designed to help students demonstrate effective writing and master specific objectives in the following writing…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education
Royce and Royce, Lancaster, PA. – 1990
This guide contains an annotated bibliography of 107 resources for: (1) Basic 0-4; (2) Adult Basic Education; (3) English as a Second Language; (4) pre-General Educational Development Test; (5) General Educational Development Test; and (6) workplace programs published since 1986. It also contains a listing of job-specific workplace curriculum and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Citations (References)
Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Coll. of Education. – 1995
This curriculum was developed to assist adult education teachers (especially in Kentucky) to prepare adults to function in today's society and that of the next century. Materials in the guide go beyond preparing adults to pass the General Educational Development (GED) test to preparing them with life skills. The curriculum includes traditional…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Benchmarking, Competence
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Goschen, Claire – 1994
This curriculum module contains lesson plans and application activities that were developed to help adult students master the mathematics skills needed to earn a general high school equivalency diploma. Included in the module are materials designed to help students improve their understanding of mathematics and achieve the following objectives:…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Algebra, Arithmetic, Behavioral Objectives