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I've Opened Up: Exploring Learners' Perspectives on Progress

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2006
Instructional material that covers assessing learner progression based on the student's point of view. 
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Adult Learners
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Supporting Adult English Language Learners' Transitions to Postsecondary Education

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2006

This article focuses on classroom and program (administrator) practices that promote successful transitions for L2 learners to postsecondary education. The brief covers research and theory related...

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Challenges in Assessing for Post-Secondary Readiness

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2007
This Policy Brief examines the major assessments in use today to measure adult learning gains and determine student placements – e.g., BEST, CASAS, TABE, COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER in terms of...
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Teachers
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Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle and High School Literacy (Second edition)

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2004
American youth need strong literacy skills to succeed in school and in life.
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Accommodations and Compliance Series: Employees with Learning Disabilities

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2006
The article gives a general explanation of learning disabilities, states what is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and lists some accommodation ideas for the workplace. It...
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Teachers
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Second Language Acquisition in Adults: From Research to Practice

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2003
This article provides a brief but concise overview of three aspects of Second Language Acquisition (SLA): learner motivation, role of interaction, role of vocabulary.
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Using the REEP Assessment for ESOL and ABE Classroom Instruction

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2004
The authors describe how they use the REEP Writing Rubric for teaching writing in a mid-level ESOL classroom and a pre-GED classroom. 
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Assessment for Adults with LD and/or ADHD

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1999
Testing and diagnosis of a learning disability are important for an adult seeking accommodations in both work and school. This article answers four questions around this topic:Who diagnoses a...
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Teachers
Learners
Parents
Counselors

Using Assessment to Guide Instructional Planning for Distance Learners

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2004
This paper suggests that certain types of assessment can create a foundation for effective lesson planning at a distance.
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Reversing Reading Failure in Young Adults

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1997

This article was written by two educators, with experience working in Harvard's Reading Lab, who are developing research-based programs for nationwide dissemination at the Boys Town Reading Center...

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