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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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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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Guidance and Career Counselors’ Toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options

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2006
This toolkit is intended to help guidance and career counselors to better assist high school students with disabilities to transition into postsecondary education and employment. 
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Learners
Parents
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Mentors
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A Primer: Diagnostic, Formative, & Summative Assessment

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2002
The article discusses the ‘assessment component’ of teaching and learning and outlines the purposes of assessment, along with the differences between diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment. 
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A Basic Primer for Understanding Standardized Tests and Using Test Scores in Adventures in Assessment, Volume 16

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2004
The purpose of the article is to equip readers with a basic understanding of what goes into standardized test making and what test scores purport to show about learners' skills and abilities. 
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9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

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1996
These principles provide information on best practices in assessment as well as information on how to make assessment the most effective.
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Numeracy: A Challenge for Adult Education

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2003
This paper discusses the concept of numeracy and the way it was operationalized in the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) survey to develop items for numeracy assessment. The second part is the...
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More Than Rules: College Transition Math Teaching for GED Graduates at the City University of New York

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2009
This paper describes how the College Transition Program (CTP) has attempted to strengthen GED graduates’ transition into The City University of New York (CUNY) through a semester of reading, writing...
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