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Decorative image for Resource Profile Improving the Health Literacy of Hospitals: A Collaborative Guide for Literacy Organizations

Improving the Health Literacy of Hospitals: A Collaborative Guide for Literacy Organizations

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2010
This report details a project in which adult education students were trained to provide feedback to help hospitals improve their practices. A step-by-step process is provided enabling other adult...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Reflective Practice in the Professional Development of Teachers of Adult English Language Learners

Reflective Practice in the Professional Development of Teachers of Adult English Language Learners

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2008
This resource offers a brief introduction as to why practitioners engage in professional development and then goes on to describe how a teacher’s reflective practice provides data and understanding...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Making it Worth the Stay: Findings from the New England Adult Learner Persistence Project

Making it Worth the Stay: Findings from the New England Adult Learner Persistence Project

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2009
The study examines strategies and both quantitative and qualitative outcomes in four program components: intake and orientation; instruction; counseling and peer support; and re-engagement.
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Practitioner Research as Staff Development: A Facilitator's Guide

Practitioner Research as Staff Development: A Facilitator's Guide

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2003
This guide offers activities, guidelines and resources for those interested in using inquiry groups and research methods in their program improvement efforts. 
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