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Project Upgrade; Adult Learning Disabilities: An Update

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1988

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; Learning Disabilities; Special Needs Students

This a report of a study done to help the educator develop a philosophy and understanding for working with the learning disabled adult. Topics included are definitions, characteristics, adult learning theory, psychosocial adjustment, assessment and evaluation, review of tests, learning styles, teaching methods, program management, and employment. There is a bibliography and resources are suggested.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.