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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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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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Shared Goals, Common Ground: State and Local Coordination and Planning to Strengthen Adult Basic Education Services

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2010
This document is the final report from the Adult Basic Education State Delivery System Strategic Planning and Service Provision Demonstration Project.
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The New England ABE-To-College Transition Project Evaluation Report

2005
This resource evaluates the College Transition Project, a comprehensive college transition model that aims to bridge the gap between GED-level and college-level academic work through direct...
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Moving Beyond the GED: Low-Skilled Adult Transition to Occupational Pathways at Community Colleges Leading to Family-Supporting Careers (Research Synthesis)

2007
This review of research is part of a larger project which identified exemplary community college programs that employ innovative curriculum and instructional practices in order to help low-skilled...
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