Adult Basic Education

From Digital Literacies to Digital Problem Solving: Expanding Technology-rich Learning Opportunities for Adults

From Digital Literacies to Digital Problem Solving: Expanding Technology-rich Learning Opportunities for Adults

2017

This review discusses four online articles that provide essential background and useful instructional approaches for teaching digital literacy and digital problem solving in adult basic education classrooms and beyond.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Basic Skills Learners

The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Education

2020

This guide is for teachers, tutors, and administrators of programs and schools who provide adult basic skills education and who are hoping to initiate or improve blended learning for their students.

Administrators
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Teacher Trainers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

2017

This study investigated whether five web-based instructional programs increased the capacity of adult basic education (ABE) programs to provide efficient and effective leaning opportunities to adult students.

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Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff
Decorative image for Resource Profile The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education

The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education

2017

This paper provides stakeholders with the data needed to prove that support of Adult Basic Skills programs results in a strong return that impacts both the adult learner and society as a whole. 

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Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
Decorative image for Resource Profile State strategies to facilitate adult learners’ transitions to postsecondary opportunities

State strategies to facilitate adult learners’ transitions to postsecondary opportunities

2017

An analytical research study of six Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest Region states and their respective National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS) data.

 

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Policymakers and Implementers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Corrections and Reentry: Digital Literacy Acquisition Case Study

Corrections and Reentry: Digital Literacy Acquisition Case Study

2015

Examination of digital literacy acquisition learning experiences designed to prepare prisoners for re-entry (a case study)

 

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Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff
Student Support Staff
Decorative image for Resource Profile New Models for Distance Classes in Adult Education

New Models for Distance Classes in Adult Education

2015

This guide describes the classes of a number of distance education teachers who have adjusted their courses to incorporate college and career ready skills, enriching the online experience for students.

Administrators
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Decorative image for Resource Profile ESL Participation as a Mechanism for Advancing Health Literacy in Immigrant Communities

ESL Participation as a Mechanism for Advancing Health Literacy in Immigrant Communities

2014

This study explores English-as-a-second-language (ESL) classrooms as a site for health literacy interventions.

Instructional Staff
Adult Learners
Decorative image for Resource Profile Teaching for Developmental Diversity: An Approach to Academic Language and Critical Thinking

Teaching for Developmental Diversity: An Approach to Academic Language and Critical Thinking

2014

This paper briefly describes constructive developmental theories of adulthood, implications for academic language and critical thinking, and outlines developmentally scaffolded learning activities.

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Adult Learners
Decorative image for Resource Profile Intermediate Word Study

Intermediate Word Study

2012

This resource includes “mini-lessons” for teaching intermediate alphabetics skills: compounds, syllable types and rules, common suffixes, prefixes, and roots.

Adult Learners
Instructional Staff