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Bringing Health Literacy Research to Practice

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2005
This article explores how research informs practice and what constitutes evidence when looking for evidence-based materials in a new field such as health literacy.
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Using the ESL Program Standards to Evaluate and Improve ESL Programs

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2005
This resource defines, reviews the history of, and gives the rationale for utilizing program standards (both adult education and ESL).
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Evidence-based Reading Instruction: Comprehension: Research and Teaching Strategies

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2007
It is important to note that this series of four resources for each of the four components of reading -- alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension – contains digests, not comprehensive...
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Professional Developers
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Curriculum Developers

Using Adult ESL Content Standards

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2007
The authors define content standards and then divide the paper into guiding questions that teachers need to consider when including standards into their teaching practice.
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Uses of Technology in the Instruction of Adult English Language Learners

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2009

This resource offers a brief review of literature on the value of integrating technology into the classroom and introduces products and ways to utilize technology in the classroom. The author...

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Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (background)

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2008

This report provides the theoretical and research base behind the Learning Progressions for Literacy and Numeracy and the allied resources. It first considers the nature of adult learners and...

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Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Tennessee ESOL in the Workplace

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2003

This training manual was a collaborative project of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Center for Literacy Studies at The University of Tennessee, using a...

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Teachers

Teaching Pronunciation to Adult English Language Learners

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2009

This resource combines research on, rationale for teaching, and teaching activities for pronunciation in a clear and straightforward manner. The authors cover how recent research has changed ideas...

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Teachers

Teaching Grammar to Adult English Language Learners: Focus on Form

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2009

This brief provides a research-based rational as to why there is a need to teach grammar within a meaningful context. Of particular interest to the author is the focus on form technique....

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Teachers

Supporting and Supervising Teachers Working with Adults Learning English

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2009
Provides an overview of the literature on teacher supervision (general adult and ESL education), suggestions for recruiting, hiring, and interviewing teachers, and information regarding supporting,...
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