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Model indicators of program quality for adult education programs

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1992

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: Government Document

Intended Audience: Administrator

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; Educational Quality; Program Evaluation

The booklet presents the indicators of program quality in adult education programs called for by the National Literacy Act of 1991. They eight indicators were developed through a process including the participation of adult education administrators and practitioners, adult learners, researchers, and other experts in the field. Topics include educational gains, program planning, curriculum and instruction, staff development, support services, recruitment, and retention. The appendices include resource documents, focus group participants, and the state directors of adult education.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 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.