Program Development

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Career Pathways Programming for Adult Learners in Chicago, Houston, and Miami: Final Report

2018

This report presents findings from a research project that examines how adult education providers in three cities designed and implemented career pathways programming for adults who are immigrants or have barriers to employment and education.

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Blending College Preparation and Career Development for Adult Students in New England

2018

An evaluation of the two-year Transition to College and Careers demonstration project, which addressed academic and non-academic barriers to college for adult learners in six adult education centers across New England.

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A Toolkit for Registered Apprenticeship in Healthcare

2017

The documents in this toolkit provide guidance to assist healthcare employers and other workforce development stakeholders register and implement healthcare apprenticeship programs.

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IDEAL Distance Education and Blended Learning Handbook

2018

This handbook is a practical guide that supports the delivery of quality distance education programming.

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Pathways, Partnerships, and Progress: Transforming a Community College

2017

This report describe the methods that were used by Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC) and the University of Southern California's Center for Urban Education (CIE) to build the Pathways to Academic, Career, and Transfer Success (PACTS) initiative, which created career academic pathways for students.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Simulated Work-Based Learning Instructional Approaches and Noteworthy Practices

Simulated Work-Based Learning Instructional Approaches and Noteworthy Practices

2017

This paper explores the potential benefits that simulated Work-Based Learning (WBL) may offer career and technical education (CTE) students. 

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Decorative image for Resource Profile How Poverty and Cognitive Biases Can Impact Decisions and Action: Using Research from Behavioral Economics and Psychology to Improve Workforce Development Services

How Poverty and Cognitive Biases Can Impact Decisions and Action: Using Research from Behavioral Economics and Psychology to Improve Workforce Development Services

2015

This report explores the latest research around how decision-making and actions are influenced by poverty and outlines research-driven strategies that workforce providers can use to help workers become more self-sufficient.

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Adult Educators and Local WIOA Planning

2016

This fact sheet highlights opportunities for adult educators to engage with partners across the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) system to ensure that planning and implementation under the new law is responsive to the needs of adult learners, and makes effective use of adult education partners’ expertise.

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Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook

2009

Designed for instructors, program coordinators, and other stakeholders in ESL literacy, this handbook primarily intends to be a practical handbook, outlining promising practices in program considerations, strategies for the classroom, and four different levels of ESL literacy.

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