SPECIAL PROJECT PROPOSAL FUND
The Department of Education has instituted a "Special Project" system for adult basic and community education projects.
Of 61 projects received, 52 were approved and 26 of the approved projects were for Adult Basic Education.
Some of the project titles are given below.
Learning Disabled Adults - to provide reliable data to the number and type of educationally disabled adults enrolling in A.B.E.
To locate or develop materials and techniques to assist the adult-learning disabled student.
Undertaken by: Camosun College
Adult Basic Education - to upgrade adults and provide needed data in the evaluation of North Shore A.B.E.
Writing Improvement - to enable students to concentrate on problems specific to their compositions and paragraphs.
North Vancouver School District
Need Assessment for A.B.E. courses in North Thompson River Area - To determine the need for A.B.E. (BTSD) in Barriere, Clearwater, Avola, Blue River.
Curriculum Development - Reading and Writing Skills -To improve the communication section of the BTSD program to meet the needs of Chilcotin natives whose basic language is not English.
Undertaken by: Cariboo College
A.B.E. Tutor Training Program - to prepare adult tutors to conduct ABE Literacy classes
Basic Literacy Course for Alexandria - Castle Rock - an attempt to revitalize a previous ABE program
Undertaken by: College of New Caledonia and S.D. #28