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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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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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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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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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Building the Bridge Between Community College and Work For Students with Learning Disabilities

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2002
This article presents information to assist students with LD, counselors and employers to build the bridge between community college and work. Students must learn to articulate how their LD impacts...
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