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Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research Study Circle Discussions - Adult Literacy Professional Development Discussion List

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research Study Circle Discussions

November 28 - December 9, 2011

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Description | Guests | Preparation | Guest Biographies | Chapter 4 Transcript | Chapter 5 Transcript



Description


The Professional Development List is hosting chapter study circle discussions on the recently released report titled Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research, published by the National Research Council of The National Academies. Through group discussion, we will delve more deeply into the research, link it to related work, reflect on the findings, explore whether or how it fits with our experiences as teachers and learners, and share implications for future practice.

Chapter 4: Principles of Learning for Instructional Design (pgs. 4-1 to 4-24)

November 28-December 2, 2011
Guest Facilitator: Stephanie Moran, Program Coordinator, Durango Adult Education Center, Colorado

Chapter 5: Motivation, Engagement, and Persistence (pgs. 5-1 to 5-33)

December 5-9, 2011
Guest Facilitator: Andrea Nash, Professional Development Specialist, World Education, Massachusetts

Guests

Stephanie Moran, Program Coordinator, Durango Adult Education Center, Colorado

Andy Nash, Professional Development Specialist, World Education, Massachusetts

Preparation

  1. Obtain a free pre-publication copy of the report, Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research, and begin reading either or both chapters now:
  2. While we are not a small group, we are adapting a study circle
    format for our discussion. In that spirit, please:




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