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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
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
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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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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