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Assessing Developmental Assessment in Community Colleges

2011
Thispaper argues that the debate about remediation policy is incomplete without a fuller understanding of the role of assessment.
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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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Does Numeracy Matter More?

2006

This study, based on two longitudinal studies in the UK, challenges the assumption that numeracy is less important than literacy for functioning effectively in adult life. Data from the two...

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The Components of Numeracy

2006

The research article examines the nature of numeracy. After a thorough review of curricular and assessment frameworks and standards documents from adult education, K-12, and community college the...

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Beyond the Daily Application: Making Numeracy Teaching Meaningful to Adult Learners

2005

This project, conducted in three colleges in England, explored adult learners' relations with numeracy in both formal and informal contexts. The two principal methods of data collection were semi-...

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An Environmental Scan of Adult Numeracy Professional Development Initiatives and Practices

2007

This environmental scan examines recent and current numeracy professional development initiatives in the United States and informs numeracy research and other initiatives at the state and federal...

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A Review of the Literature in Adult Numeracy: Research and Conceptual Issues

2006

This review is the first major product of the Adult Numeracy Initiative, a two-year project funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education, and conducted by...

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Numeracy Matters

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2008

In the article, “Numeracy Matters,” Myrna Manly reviews research on adult numeracy contained in two important studies: the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL) and the Adult Education...

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Partnerships Between Community Colleges and Prisons Providing Workforce Education and Training to Reduce Recidivism

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2009
This resource discusses the logistics behind a partnership between prisons and community colleges in order to reduce recidivism rates. 
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Community-based Correctional Education

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2011
This work focuses on "education services offered to individuals serving all or part of their criminal sentence under community supervision (e.g., parole or probation).
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