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Ezzelle, Carol; Setzer, J. Carl – GED Testing Service, 2009
This manual was written to provide technical information regarding the 2002 Series GED (General Educational Development) Tests. Throughout this manual, documentation is provided regarding the development of the GED Tests, data collection activities, as well as reliability and validity evidence. The purpose of this manual is to provide evidence…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Testing Programs, Test Validity, Test Reliability
Timmons, Joe; Podmostko, Mary; Bremer, Christine; Lavin, Don; Wills, Joan – Institute for Educational Leadership, 2004
In this guide, transition is defined as the period of time when adolescents are moving into adulthood. This guide is designed to (a) help youth and the adults who work with them understand the role of assessment in transition and (b) describe ways to collect and use data that will lead to informed choices based on accurate assessment of each…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Federal Legislation, Young Adults
Reiff, Tana; Jamula, Melissa – 1986
This booklet is both a description of activities to organize a General Educational Development program (GED) alumni association and a guide to starting an alumni group. It specifically focuses on "Operation Alumni," a project to establish a local GED alumni organization at Reading Area Community College that could serve as a state model…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Alumni, Alumni Associations
Turner, Anita P. – 1981
The goals, services, and administration of North Shore Community College's (NSCC) Center for Alternative Studies (CAS) were the subject of the workshop described in this report, which was conducted by the National Council of Community Services and Continuing Education. After the workshop's agenda is presented, the text is provided of CAS Director…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Adult Students, College Credits, Community Colleges
Department of the Army, Washington, DC. – 1978
This pamphlet is designed to provide information concerning high school completion programs available to spouses of Army service members. Opportunities and eligibility requirements are defined for those who desire to earn a high school diploma through the Adult Public School Diploma Program, a state equivalency certificate through the General…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Armed Forces, Dependents
Kirk, Robert J. – 1973
Individuals who have not completed high school now have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma without returning to the classroom. This document presents a brief description of high school equivalency diploma programs, which are directed at the adult dropout. Pertinent information about the various equivalency diploma programs is presented…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Bibliographies, Eligibility, Equivalency Tests
Lenox, James A.; Spinner, Ruth – 1978
This manual examines components of a non-traditional adult high school program. It is intended to aid districts interested in establishing similar programs. The first of five parts defines the role of the weekend non-traditional high school as designed to meet the needs of undereducated adults who are unable to participate in evening high school…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. – 1977
Designed for adult basic education staff members, this book provides general information about adult basic education and about teaching in an adult basic education setting. The first section is introductory; in the second, material is provided dealing with the administrator's role. The third section offers suggestions to teachers regarding their…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Adult Basic Education, Consumer Education, Educational Diagnosis
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. – 1976
Each section written by a different person experienced in adult basic education (ABE) instruction, this handbook is designed for ABE staff members as a source of general information about ABE, about teaching in an ABE setting, and about alternative ways to go about presenting information in various subject areas. The first section contains…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Continuing Education. – 1974
New York State has provided an alternative in the high school equivalency program consisting of a thorough analysis of an individual's strengths and weaknesses in key academic skill areas essential to success in any formal postsecondary educational program followed by an individualized learning program designed to meet individual needs. This…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Educational Certificates, Equivalency Tests, Guides