How do you know if it's working? Evaluating the effectiveness of workplace literacy 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
Subjects: Adult Literacy; Basic Skills; Employment; Program Evaluation
In the workplace, literacy programs are viewed as components of "training," and as such needs to be evaluated differently from other adult education programs. An effective program demonstrates positive impact both on organizational needs and on those of individual participants. This paper reviews the definition and purposes of program evaluation, and presents evaluation strategies related to workplace literacy programs. References are included.
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