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Blueprint for tutoring adult readers

Corporate Name: Iowa. Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation

Alternate Document Title: Volunteer tutoring program in reading for adults

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1986

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: Guide

Intended Audience: Tutor

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Volunteers; Adult Literacy; Guides

The blueprint is part of a project to develop and implement a tutor training program to provide tutoring services to adults functioning below the ninth grade level. Volunteers were trained to work with program participants. Included are how to get started as a tutor, an overview of typical clients, how to get acquainted with a client, tutoring procedures, teaching decoding skills, and a variety of forms.

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