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Adult Basic Education

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Alphabetics: Research and Teaching Strategies June 2007 This digest discusses current research on alphabetics and suggests strategies for teaching alphabetics to adult learners...
At a crossroads: basic skills education in California April 2010 This updated policy brief defines basic skills education and the need for it in California. The organizational and finan...
At a crossroads: financing basic skills education in California April 2010 This policy brief examines how California finances basic skills education and is the second in the California Budget Pro...
At a crossroads: gateway to a better future May 2011 This is the final policy report in the California Budget Project's "At a Crossroads" series. It offers a set of recommen...
Counseling the adult basic education student n.d. This report addresses questions which confront adult educators and counselors working with the unique adult population. ...
Integrated Education and Training (IET) June 2012 This brief summarizes model educational programs for adults that integrate basic skills education with job training and ...
Learner persistence in adult basic education 2005 Retaining learners is an ongoing challenge for adult basic education (ABE) programs in which high attrition is common an...
Learning for life: a longitudinal study of Pennsylvania's adult education success stories recipients: research report 2001 Learning for Life looks at life experiences and attitudes of 70 adult learners who participated in ABLE programs between...
More complicated than it seems: a review of literature about adult numeracy instruction Dec 2006 Through this literature review and discussions with math instructors in BC, the author describes best practices in the f...
National agenda for research and development in adult education and literacy 1998 This document outlines a national agenda for research and development in the field of adult learning and literacy. It re...
Not just a number: critical numeracy for adults 1995 This digest looks at emerging perspectives on numeracy and their social, cultural, and political implications as a conte...
Peer tutoring in adult basic and literacy education 1994 This ERIC Digest provides an overview of peer tutoring in adult basic and literacy education.
Reading comprehension: research and teaching strategies June 2007 This digest discusses current research on reading comprehension and suggests strategies for teaching adult learners. Ref...
Research and Teaching Strategies June 2007 This digest discusses current research on reading fluency and suggests strategies for teaching adult learners to read wi...
Research on adult numeracy practice May 2006 This bibliography describes research projects on how adults use mathematics in specific contexts. It highlights studies ...
Research on professional development and teacher change: implications for adult basic education 2007 This is an excerpt [Ch. 7] from the seventh in an annual series of journals on adult learning and literacy. The authors ...
Small groups in adult literacy and basic education 1992 This ERIC Digest examines the emergence of the small group approach in adult literacy and basic education instruction.
Strategies for improving adult reading performance 1992 This is a report of a demonstration project on strategies for improving adult reading performance. The strategies and me...
The components of numeracy Dec 2006 The 'complex nature of numeracy as it exists today' is the focus of this NCSALL Occasional Paper. Though there are, acco...
Understanding what reading is all about: teaching materials and lessons for adult basic education learners July 2005 This is a teaching guide for a set of 13 lessons designed to help learners understand the components of reading that are...
Using adult learning principles in adult basic and literacy education 1998 This brief describes how adult education principles can be used in adult basic and literacy education. References are gi...
Using curriculum based measures to identify and monitor progress in an adult basic education program, final report 1988 This final report of a 310 Project describes how curriculum based measures and procedures were used to monitor reading a...
Vocabulary: research and teaching strategies June 2007 This digest discusses current research on vocabulary skills and suggests strategies for teaching adult learners. Vocabul...
Writing for Adults with Limited Reading Skills 1992 These are guidelines to assist writers and editors in preparing written materials for adults with limited reading skills...
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.