Policymakers

New Technologies for Literacy and Adult Education: A Global Perspective

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2005
This short book, using a global perspective, explores ways in which technology can support adult literacy and adult education, with an emphasis on those living in poverty.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Policymakers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Adult ESL Teacher Credentialing and Certification

Adult ESL Teacher Credentialing and Certification

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2008
This resource describes past and current efforts to professionalize the English as a second language (ESL) field.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Policymakers

Findings from an Examination of the Labor Force Participation of College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

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2012
This is the second of a series of papers that examines the labor market underutilization problems experienced by college-educated immigrants who earned their college degrees in other countries...
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Researchers
Policymakers

The Earnings of Foreign-Educated College Graduates: An Examination of the Determinants of the Hourly Earnings of College-Educated Immigrants

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2012
This is the first in a series of papers that examine the labor market underutilization problems experienced by immigrant workers with a college degree earned outside the United States.
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Researchers
Policymakers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

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2008
This report examines three partnerships between adult education programs and developmental education in community colleges and provides recommendations to help adult learners develop skills to be...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
State Staff
Instructors
Policymakers
Curriculum Developers

Making Green Work: Best Practices in Green-Collar Job Training

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2010
This guidebook of best practices in California green jobs consists of four well defined sections. 
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Local Program Administrators
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Employers

Innovation Strategies for a New System of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning: The Challenge of Today and the Vision of Tomorrow

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2008

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning examines the challenges of today’s workforce development and offers innovative solutions to some of the challenges. The intent of the paper is to...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
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The Breaking Through Practice Guide

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2010
 This guide is a compilation of practices developed and implemented by community colleges involved in the Breaking Through initiative from 2005 through 2008.
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Teachers
Policymakers

The Emergence of Health Literacy as a Public Policy Priority: From Research to Consensus to Action

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2004

This article gives a very brief overview of the consensus reached so far from the research on literacy and health, then goes on to describe the adult education communities’ strengths in pedagogy,...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Policymakers

Workplace Instruction and Workforce Preparation for Adult Immigrants

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2007

This resource describes and discusses three different workforce preparation venues (workplace classes, vocational classes, Adult ESL classes) for English language learners. The authors address the...

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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
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