Professional Development

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Certifying Adult Education Staff and Faculty

2011

The paper provides a background on certification in adult education, outlines benefits of certification, and suggests next steps for improving teacher quality in adult education through professionalization, teacher preparation, and related research.

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An Environmental Scan of Adult Numeracy Professional Development Initiatives and Practices

2007

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The Inclusion of Numeracy in Adult Education

2002

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Professional Development for Experienced Teachers Working with Adult English Language Learners

2010

This brief addressed topic of professional development for experienced teachers working in the English as a second language (ESL) classroom. 

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Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education

2007

In this resource, an emphasis on standards-based teaching and learning is examined as well as key factors that influence how teachers change through professional development. 

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Eight Smooth Steps: Solid Footwork Makes Evaluation of Staff Development Programs a Song

2003

This article explores a step-by-step strategy for conducting an evaluation that can provide the evidence needed to make critical decisions about improving staff development programs for the benefit of teachers, administrators, and students.

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Learners' Engagement in Adult Literacy Education (NCSALL Research Brief)

2006

This research brief describes a qualitative study conducted by NCSALL researchers to identify and examine contextual factors that contribute to engagement in adult education.

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A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards

2005

A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards was produced under Contract #ED-01-CO-0026/0023 with the American Institutes for Research.

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Building on Foundations for Success: Guidelines for Improving Adult Mathematics Instruction

2011

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