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Professional Developers

Making it Worth the Stay: Findings from the New England Adult Learner Persistence Project

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2009
The study examines strategies and both quantitative and qualitative outcomes in four program components: intake and orientation; instruction; counseling and peer support; and re-engagement.
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Learners' Engagement in Adult Literacy Education (NCSALL Research Brief)

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2006
This research brief describes a qualitative study conducted by NCSALL researchers to identify and examine contextual factors that contribute to engagement in adult education.
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Changing the Odds: Informing Policy with Research on How Adult Learners Succeed

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2010
This report summarizes a 2009 symposium hosted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) whose purpose was to explore and identify promising program practices and models in adult education in...
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An Evidence-based Adult Education Program Model Appropriate for Research

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2006
This paper describes program models and related elements which researchers and practitioners might use to identify and evaluate effective interventions in adult education programs.  
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Achieving Adult Education Program Quality: A Review of Systematic Approaches to Program Improvement

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2007
The authors of this product provide a background of how quality efforts in adult education evolved and discuss the significance of the National Literacy Act of 1991 and the Workforce Investment Act...
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Adult College Completion Tool Kit

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2012
The Toolkit helps policymakers at the state and local level implement practical evidence-based solutions that increase the number of graduates who earn high-quality degrees and certificates required...
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Adult Learners
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Health Care Career Pathways and Adult English Language Learners

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2011
This report discusses health care workforce needs in entry-level, midlevel and professional positions, a profile of the changing American workforce, with a focus on adult immigrants and English...
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A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards

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2005
A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards was produced under Contract #ED-01-CO-0026/0023 with the American Institutes for Research.
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Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP)

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2009
Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP) provides research-based assessment strategies to improve reading instruction for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education (ASE)...
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Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling: An Adult Reading Course of Study

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2010

Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling: An Adult Reading Course of Study is an evidence-based course of study designed to teach adult learners to decode and spell words accurately...

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