Instructional Models

Integrated Education and Training

Integrated Education and Training (IET)

2017

This policy brief summarizes Integrated Education and Training (IET), which is a combination of education and job skills training that is used to transition adult learners beyond adult basic education and through a career pathway that can offer them job training and eventual gainful employment.

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Contextualized College Transition Strategies for Adult Basic Skills Students: Learning from Washington State’s I-BEST Program Model

2012

Findings and recommendations are presented from the final phase of a multi-year evaluation of the Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) model in which basic skills instructors and professional-technical faculty jointly design and teach college-level occupational classes that admit basic skills-level students.

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KET: Teaching Strategies: Resources for Adult Educators

2013

This collection of resources features techniques for promoting group discussion, encouraging critical thinking, and managing the classroom environment.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?

What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?

2012

This policy brief, What is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?, defines and describes evidence-based reading instruction, demonstrates what evidence-based reading instruction looks like in the classroom, and discusses how evidence-based reading instruction has been implemented with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research. Findings from The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Report -- Webinars

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research. Findings from The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Report -- Webinars

2012

This series of webinars from May 2012 disseminated findings from the National Research Council consensus report, Improving Adult Literacy: Options for Practice and Research.

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Advancing Health Literacy: Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners

2008

This September 2008 webcast focuses on new and emerging topics in health literacy.

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