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Teaching Esol To Adult Competencies, Gary A. Davis Aug 1986

Teaching Esol To Adult Competencies, Gary A. Davis

Abraham S. Fischler College of Education ETD Archive

The author developed and implemented a program using adult based competencies in the ESOL classroom. A control group was taught the same grammatical skills by traditional methods without including adult-based competencies. The author's purpose was to see whether the group taught with techniques which included adult competencies would master each skill better than the control group. Thus, a conclusion could be reached that teaching to adult competencies affects learning performance in a positive way. The basic steps of the program were to identify the problem; set the objectives; plan the activities on a daily schedule; evaluate the results; and formulate …


Development Of A Self Directed Learning Program On Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation For The Nursing Profession, Amy B. Bernard Aug 1986

Development Of A Self Directed Learning Program On Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation For The Nursing Profession, Amy B. Bernard

Abraham S. Fischler College of Education ETD Archive

The author developed implemented a self-instructional module on Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation for medical and surgical nurses. The program's goal was to provide more accessible continuing education for nurses who identified a need to learn Arterial Blood Gas Analysis. Nurses needed a supplemental learning program to educate them in current nursing practices at their convenience because they could not attend classes. The module contained learner objectives, educational content, learner activities, feedback and pre- and post-instructional measures. Additionally, a survey was used to establish the nurses’ reactions to the curriculum style. Modules were distributed to those nurses who identified a need …


Learning “En Passant”: The Forgotten Dimension, Jost Reischmann Prof. Dr. Jan 1986

Learning “En Passant”: The Forgotten Dimension, Jost Reischmann Prof. Dr.

Reischmann, Jost

"Lifewide learning" is understood as a continuous life process, including formal as well as self-directed learning, but also unintentional learning, "learning en passant" (learning by passing by). Focusing on this type of learning seeks to broaden the understanding of learning and asks about the consequences for the theory and practice of Adult Education.