Program Evaluation

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

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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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative: Phase One Research Results

The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative: Phase One Research Results

2016

This report provides the findings of an evaluation of Arkansas’s Career Pathways Initiative, which provides education and training to low-income Arkansans helping them to acquire degrees and/or certificates to obtain and hold jobs in selected high-demand and high-wage industries.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Strengthening State Systems for Adult Learners: An Evaluation of the First Five Years of Shifting Gears

Strengthening State Systems for Adult Learners: An Evaluation of the First Five Years of Shifting Gears

2012

This report aims to answer two evaluative questions from the first five years of the Shifting Gears project: 1) To what extent have states begun to adopt and implement an innovative strategy to improve transitions from adult basic education into community and technical colleges, including serving participants in these new ways? 2) What are the factors that influenced progress in the states to adopt and implement  these innovative strategies during the initiative?

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Decorative image for Resource Profile A Report on the Minnesota STudent Achievement in Reading (STAR) Project

A Report on the Minnesota STudent Achievement in Reading (STAR) Project

2012

STAR is a project of the U.S. Department of Education that provides training and support for teachers of intermediate reading students in effective, evidence-based practices in the four major components of adult reading instruction: alphabeticsfluency,vocabulary, and comprehension.

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Education Criteria for Performance Excellence 2009-2010

2009

The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence provide a systems perspective for understanding performance management.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile An Evidence-based Adult Education Program Model Appropriate for Research

An Evidence-based Adult Education Program Model Appropriate for Research

2006

This paper describes program models and related elements which researchers and practitioners might use to identify and evaluate effective interventions in adult education programs.  

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