Researchers and Developers

PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners

2020

Adult English learners (ELs) may need numeracy instruction to navigate daily life or understand health information, so this paper examines numeracy skill levels and home skill use of adult ELs in Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) 2012/2014 data and recommends implications for EL numeracy instruction.

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“We Are The Voice To Speak Up”: Cultivating Adult Learner Voice Through Leadership

2019

This paper investigates the role of leadership training in developing voice in adult learners and presents implications for staff and programs to enhance practice by building relationships, fostering community and
collaboration, and encouraging voice through activities.

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Post-GED-Credential College Prospects for Adults with Special Needs

2014

The purpose of this qualitative research paper is to describe the college prospects of transitioning adults with a GED credential and special needs, in terms of characteristics, challenges, attributes, and supports; the article concludes with interviewee and researcher recommendations for adult education programs and colleges to support transitioning adults.

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Remote ESOL Project

2021

This site includes information on promising remote adult ESOL practices and program models.

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Compendium of Innovative Practices: Holistic Approach to Adult Education Services

2021

This compendium describes nine innovative practices with a holistic approach to adult education services as selected by the Advancing Innovation in Adult Education project.

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Issue Brief: Health Literacy

2020

This brief explains what health literacy skills are and why they are important.

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Issue Brief: Civics Education

2020

This brief explains what civics education skills are and why they are important for adult learners.

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Issue Brief: Digital Literacy

2020

This brief explains what digital literacy skills are and why they are important.

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Issue Brief: Financial Literacy

2020

This brief explains what financial literacy skills are and why they are important.

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Issue Brief: Workforce Preparation

2020

This brief explains what workforce preparation skills are and why they are important.

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