Program Development

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

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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...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Adult Educators and Local WIOA Planning

Adult Educators and Local WIOA Planning

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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...
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook

Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook

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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...
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Building Career Ladders for the Working Poor Through Literacy Training

2010

The researchers use data from the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, O*Net, and the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) to develop...

Decorative image for Resource Profile Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

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2008
This report examines three partnerships between adult education programs and developmental education in community colleges and provides recommendations to help adult learners develop skills to be...
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Innovation Strategies for a New System of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning: The Challenge of Today and the Vision of Tomorrow

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2008

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning examines the challenges of today’s workforce development and offers innovative solutions to some of the challenges. The intent of the paper is to...

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How to Build Bridge Programs that Fit into a Career Pathway: A Step-by-Step Guide Based on the Carreras en Salud Program in Chicago

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2010
This manual is useful to anyone interested in the challenge of tapping into the reservoir of talent represented by low-skill adults.
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Hard Work on Soft Skills: Creating a Culture of Work in Workforce Development

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2001

This publication describes approaches used by four workforce development programs to prepare their participants for the cultural demands of the workplace. Achieve, Opportunities for a Better...

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Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work

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2008
This book is an accessible and comprehensive resource that offers theoretical background, rationale, insight into, and considerations for developing an educational program that links literacy and...
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