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Decorative image for Resource Profile Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter 2016

Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter 2016

2016

This issue features articles focused on the ways that research can affect policy and practice.

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Profile of Adult Learning Professionals in Correctional Criminal Justice System

2015

This research is aimed towards the development of a European key competency profile for the adult learning professionals working in correctional criminal justice system, based on key competences for adult learning professionals, national researches in partner countries conducted on relevant stakeholders and European analysis of available materials on topic developed in other LLP initiatives.

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A Prescription Is Not Enough: Improving Public Health with Health Literacy

2013

This article focuses on the use—and the lack of use—of health literacy within efforts to address public health in the United States.

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Older Adolescent and Young Adult English Learners: A Study of Demographics, Policies, and Programs

2016

This document summarizes the findings and implications of an extensive analysis of survey data on English learners (ELs) that was undertaken in 2015, about the demographics characteristics, education attainment, and employment and family status of ELs ages 14-21.

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An American Heritage: A Federal Adult Education Legislative History

2013

A paper that contains the history of adult education acts from August 1964—August 2013.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Post-Release Employment and Recidivism Among Different Types of Offenders With A Different Level of Education: A 5-Year Follow-Up Study in Indiana

The Post-Release Employment and Recidivism Among Different Types of Offenders With A Different Level of Education: A 5-Year Follow-Up Study in Indiana

2012

In this longitudinal study the researchers have conducted a 5-year (2005-2009) follow-up study to explore the impact of an offender’s education and post-release employment on recidivism among different types of offenders (i.e., violent, non-violent, sex, and drug offenders).

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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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Effective Ways of Teaching Complex Expression in Writing

2008

2007 Department for Children, Schools and Families commissioned  review of the research literature on effective ways of teaching complex expression in writing at secondary school.

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Using Research on Writing

1999

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