Adult Education Teacher Inquiry Project
P A R T I C I P A N T S & Q U E S T I O N S
- Francesca Gould, International Institute of RI (Providence)
How can ESOL students participate in the research of topics that directly
affect their everyday lives? (health related)
- Doreen Perry & Patricia Bellart, Project RIRAL (Woonsocket)
to retrain the students to understand that reading can be painless and
will not only improve GED scores but will also promote lifelong learning?
- Sally Gabb, Michelle Rojotte, Anna Illingworth, The Genesis Center
Can teacher sharing, brainstorming for creative curriculum development,
and reflective log exchange increase the integration of Family Literacy/Intergenerational
curriculum with that of Adult ESOL classes?
- Mary Giacchi, Carl Lauro Family Literacy Center (Providence)
How can family literacy parent/child together curriculum activities
increase follow-up parent/child learning at home?
- John Leideckeer, Dept of Corrections / Education Unit (Cranston)
How will a goal of producing a collection of printed essays to be utilized
in middle schools and high schools improve writing skills, editing skills,
language development and develop cooperative work skills?
- Sarah Gleason, Dorcas Place (Providence)
How can adult education classes promote the involvement of adult education
students in the political process?
- Mauren Lawlor, LVA/ ACI Education unit (Cranston)
Does the understanding of individual learning
styles by literacy tutors affect their tutoring methods?
- Sandra Petruzzi & Jeannine Dery, Project Opportunity (Pawtucket/Central
How does current or previous involvement in domestic violence effect
an adult womanÕs ability to learn and implement selected SCANS Foundation
Skills (personal qualities) that are necessary for gainful employment?
- Gail Oakes, Nazneen Rahman, Terri Coustan, & Betty S.J. Simons,
International Institute of RI (Providence)
Which teaching strategies are most effective in developing cognitive
learning strategies in students?
- Ellen Tompkins, LVA/ East Bay (Barrington)
How to incorporate ESL training into LVA's Basic reading Training without
sacrificing essential elements?
- Lisa Moore, Adult Academy (Providence)
What sort of peer teaching is happening in my classes and how can I
make better use of learners as teachers?
- Marie Cora, Adult Academy
is the influence of information regarding policy analysis on professional
practice in Adult Academy education programs?
- Nancy Fritz, LVA/ Northern
Rhode Island(Central Falls)
factors motivate a tutor to continue his/her volunteer work, and what is
the correlation between people who use techniques that we teach during
training and those who continue tutoring?
The Adult Education Teacher Inquiry Projects were supported through
funds taken from Section 353 "Special Projects/Professional Development"
of the National Literacy Act of 1991. Dr. James Barton, Assistant Professor,
Education Department, University of RI, assisted the project as advisor
and by providing technical assistance.
New projects were begun in March, 1997. Reports on those projects will
appear in the summer of 1997.
For more information concerning the Inquiry Projects please contact Janet