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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
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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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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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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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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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Researchers
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Working with Adult English Language Learners with Limited Literacy: Research, Practice, and Professional Development

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2008

This brief addresses how teachers can help facilitate English language learners (ELL) acquire formal literacy skills and then addresses models for and the benefits of professional development. The...

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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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Facilitating Adult Learner Interactions to Build Listening and Speaking Skills

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2008

This practical resource stresses the importance of building oral (speaking and listening) communicative skills necessary for the workplace and community. It provides a review of the research that...

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Involuntary Part-Time Employment Problems Among College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

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2012
This is the fourth paper in a series of papers that examines labor market underutilization problems experienced by college-educated immigrants who earned college degrees outside the United States...
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Unemployment Problems Among College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

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2012
This is the third paper in a series of papers that examine labor market underutilization problems experienced by college-educated immigrants who earned college degrees outside the United States...
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