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Hutto, Debra Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Adult Basic Education (ABE) and the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) programs serve those students who, for whatever reason, have left the educational system without attaining a regular high school diploma. Because of the manner in which they may have left the school system, many have negative emotions and personal agency beliefs hindering their…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Quasiexperimental Design, High School Equivalency Programs, Learning Strategies
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Haley, Rebecca J. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
Have you ever wondered how Laura Ingalls Wilder taught all of her students in the little one-room school house in The Little House on the Prairie series? How did she teach students on so many different levels and all at the same time? Well, that is exactly what it is like in most adult education classrooms today. The purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, High School Equivalency Programs, Enrollment, Multigraded Classes
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
Imel, Susan – 2003
The increase in the number of youth under age 18 enrolling in federally funded adult basic and literacy education programs is a trend that is putting increasing pressures on programs designed to serve an adult population. Documenting the extent of the trend is difficult due to the way in which federal statistics on age of program participants have…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adults, Basic Skills, Continuation Students
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
Belzer, Alisa; St. Clair, Ralf – 2003
This paper reviews significant events and resources that have emerged since the 1992 publication of "Adult Literacy Education: Current and Future Directions. An Update" by Hanna Fingeret. It analyzes major milestones in research and practice in literacy education that have occurred in the last decade. The paper begins by looking at the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Learning
James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2002
This guide presents math-focused learning projects and accompanying inquiry activities to help students pass the math portion of the GED 2002. It is Volume 2 of a proposed four-volume series; Volume 1 describing the concept of the GED as project is also available. Section 1 relates GED as project to the math portion of the GED and explains how…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Algebra, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA. Workforce Improvement Network. – 2002
This guide describes development of the problem-based approach of GED as project. It is Volume 1 of a proposed four-volume series. Section 1 describes the concept of GED as project, thinking and problem solving, successful intelligence, and integration of content and skills. Section 2 covers GED as project implementation using learning projects…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
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
Guthrie, Barbara – 2000
A study was conducted at a program in rural southwest Virginia to determine whether Head Start parents and adult basic education/high school equivalency program students use critical thinking skills. More than 50 definitions of critical thinking were collected, and Bloom's Taxonomy was reviewed for background information. The teachers' manual for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Classroom Techniques, Critical Thinking, High School Equivalency Programs
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
Ward, Judy – 2000
This study explores the current status of the delivery of mathematics instruction in General Educational Development (GED) programs in Arkansas and the relationship between the instructor's experience and background, instructional practices, support of mathematics reform, and professional involvement. The experience/background, teaching…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Change, High School Equivalency Programs, Mathematics Curriculum
Hayes, Elisabeth – Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1999
The growing number of youth enrolling in adult literacy education is a little-documented trend across the nation that is having a major impact on programs in some areas but appears to be unnoticed by educational policymakers and researchers. A central question is whether youth enrollments provide an opportunity for adult literacy education to…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Dropouts, Adult Education, Adult Literacy
Richards, Lisa, Ed. – 1996
"GED Items" is published by the GED Testing Service of the American Council on Education. This volume contains six issues, each containing several articles related to adult education, equivalency testing, and the General Educational Development (GED) program. In the lead article of the first issue, Judith Anderson discusses the Internet…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adults, Educational Technology
Sapin, Connie; Bloem, Pat; Padak, Nancy – 1997
This supplement to an annotated bibliography describes nearly 100 books that are appropriate for use with adult learners. Some of the titles in this supplement are books best used for independent reading, but most have strong instructional ties. The supplement contains many books that can be useful in General Educational Development (GED)…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, High School Equivalency Programs
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