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Decorative image for Resource Profile It’s Not About the Cut Score: Redesigning Placement Assessment Policy to Improve Student Success

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Challenges in Assessing for Post-Secondary Readiness

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Using Assessment to Guide Instructional Planning for Distance Learners

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Testing - Standardized and Otherwise - and the Massachusetts ABE Pilot Test: A Curriculum Unit for ABE Classes

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Module 3: Communicating Success to Stakeholders

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) Just Write! Guide

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Module 2: Data Analysis for Program Decision-Making

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile Module 1: Data Collection and Management

Module 1: Data Collection and Management

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2007
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 to use data to improve program services. 
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Making Universal Design a Reality

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2007
This article reports on a project at Renton Technical College in Washington State with a goal to provide a complete LD service system that creates a learner-friendly environment for students with...
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