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Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet: Curriculum Sourcebook

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2009

The goal of this Curriculum Sourcebook is to improve health information literacy skills among youth and young adults and increase community access to reliable Internet-based health...

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LINCS Regional Health Literacy Summits

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2008

The National Institute for Literacy, through its LINCS Regional Resource Centers, convened three Regional Health Literacy Summits in 2008. The forums brought together adult literacy and health...

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It’s Not About the Cut Score: Redesigning Placement Assessment Policy to Improve Student Success

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2008
This publication highlights the effect that assessment policies have on student placement rates in community colleges. 
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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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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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Testing - Standardized and Otherwise - and the Massachusetts ABE Pilot Test: A Curriculum Unit for ABE Classes

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2005
This resource is designed to accomplish specific objectives that will help you and your students answer question about Adult Basic Education. 
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Module 3: Communicating Success to Stakeholders

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2009
This three-hour, self-paced course was designed for use by volunteers, teachers and program administrators in the field of ABE who are interested in learning how to effectively use data to identify...
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Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) Just Write! Guide

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2012
The TEAL  Just Write! Guide provides research-based instructional practices in writing instruction.
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The Role of Vocabulary Instruction in Adult Basic Education

2006

Vocabulary has long been recognized as a key factor in reading comprehension. In this chapter, Curtis analyzes research and theories on vocabulary, vocabulary acquisition, and reading...

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Module 2: Data Analysis for Program Decision-Making

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2008
This three-hour, self-paced course was designed for use by volunteers, teachers and program administrators in the field of ABE who are interested in learning how to effectively review and use data...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
State Staff
Teachers
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