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Technology Toolbox for the Adult Education Instructor!

This webinar, published by the Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) reviews a variety of free technology resources that can be integrated into the adult education classroom. 
Author(s): 
Rebecca DeJesus
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
Orange Technical College
Published: 
2017
Resource Type: 
Product
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Abstract: 

This webinar, part of the Research to Practice series, reviews free technology resources that can quickly and easily be integrated into adult education classrooms. Resources include websites and apps that provide unlimited practice problems, online quizzing, manipulatives, screen capture and share, fast formative assessments, engagement, and easy document storage and distribution to students. The presentation includes examples of how the presenter has used each resource in her classroom. The webinar consists of 59 minutes of presentation followed by 27 minutes of questions and answers.

What the Experts Say: 

This webinar is an excellent overview of some of the most effective and engaging web resources for adult education students. It's a great resource for teachers who are looking to enhance their classroom experience, offering something for every level of student. Teachers can use the resources for independent lab work, homework, flipped learning, remediation, or just for fun. Not only does the presenter highlight useful online tools, she also provides information regarding new research and teaching methods. Those methods include those delivered online as well as those offered in traditional settings.

The collection was developed with the goal of aligning with Adult Learning Theory (andragogy) in ways that support and extend effective instruction. Androgogy speaks specifically to the different motivations that play into the ability of adult learners to advance through coursework and complete modes of study.

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