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Leahy, Meredyth A. – 1991
The evolution of the Adult Education Act (AEA) in the last 25 years illustrates the progress of adult basic education (ABE) in the United States. A detailed look at the literature and outcomes of AEA-funded projects provides a sense of the effectiveness of 25 years of federal involvement. The passage of the AEA in 1966 led to the first systematic…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Competency Based Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Legislation
Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Adult and Community Education. – 1978
This curriculum guide is aimed at Adult Basic Education (ABE) directors, teachers, paraprofessionals, and volunteers who are working in the local programs. Developed around adult performance level (APL) objectives, it provides teaching/learning activities and resources for helping adult learners develop basic skills and knowledge necessary to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Communication Skills, Community Resources
Sebring, Penny A. – 1978
This handbook is offered as a guide and resource for Adult Basic Education (ABE) curriculum development in the area of adult competencies and coping skills. It addresses sixty-five Adult Performance Level (APL) objectives identified in a previous study. Following a brief introduction, steps for organizing the curriculum begin in section 2 with…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies
Williams, Miriam Q.; Labriola, Robert J. – 1977
Providing a data basis for the planning and implementation of educational programs for migrant adults, this guide is a product of a year-long research effort which focused on the adult migrants in Pennsylvania, their educational needs and interests, the unique factors which should be considered in designing and providing educational programs and…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Agricultural Laborers, Bibliographies, Educational Objectives
McGee, Leo, Ed.; And Others – 1975
A compilation of papers submitted by the faculty of a teacher training institute, this manual is for reading teachers of adult students. The titles and their subtopics are as follows: (1) Introduction: Student Viewpoint; (2) Recruitment and Retention of the Adult Learner (recruitment information and techniques, how to be a successful recruiter,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Objectives, Individualized Instruction, Learning Modules
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Auburn Univ., AL. Dept. of Vocational and Adult Education. – 1974
Developed at Auburn University, Alabama, and based on Adult Performance Level (APL) research conducted at the University of Texas, the two teaching modules for adult career education in this curriculum guide are for the health and for the consumer economics curriculum areas. Focus is on development of basic skills in communication, problem…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education
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Basner, Shari; And Others – 1976
This curriculum guide was developed in Phase II of a two-phase project designed (1) to develop a model curriculum guide for all adult basic education programs in Rhode Island that reflects the goals and objectives of the Adult Performance Level Study (a study which stressed the need for adult educators to become involved with the concepts of…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Community Resources
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Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education. – 1977
A compilation of brief descriptions of 20 current resources for Adult Performance Level (APL) and Adult Competency Education (ACE) programs, this guide was developed for adult and secondary education administrators, teachers, and program developers who are beginning or are already involved with APL/ACE programs. Each citation contains information…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials
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Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education. – 1977
A compilation of abstracts of 120 current Adult Performance Level (APL) and Adult Competency Education (ACE) federally supported projects being conducted in 34 States and the District of Columbia, this project profile was developed for adult and secondary education administrators, teachers, and program developers who are beginning or are currently…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Federal Aid
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Smith, Jo; Walden, Bobbie L. – 1976
Written to provide the adult basic education teacher with practical low level reading materials based on the Adult Performance Level (APL) goals and objectives, these modules on consumer economics and community resources have the following goals for students: (1) To manage a family economy and to demonstrate an awareness of sound purchasing…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Reading, Community Resources, Consumer Economics