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Adult Basic Education/Adult Secondary Education

Numeracy
  • Building on Foundations for Success: Guidelines for Improving Adult Mathematics Instruction [PDF]
    Authors: MPR Associates, April 2011
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  • Research on Adult Numeracy Practice [PDF]
    Authors: Sandra Kerka, The Ohio State University, and Erik Jacobson, CALPRO, May 2006
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Reading Instruction
  • Applying Research In Reading Instruction For Adults: First Steps For Teachers [PDF]
    Author: Susan McShane, National Center for Family Literacy, 2005
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Adult Learning Theory

  • Applying Adult Learning Theory: Self–Directed Learning and Transformational Learning in the Classroom [PDF]
    Author: Sandra Kerka, The Ohio State University, January 2005
    Produced by California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project
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  • Collaboration in Adult Education [PDF]
    Author: John Tibbetts and Anestine Hector-Mason, September 2015
    Produced by California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project
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  • Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research
    Authors: Committee on Learning Sciences: Foundations and Applications to Adolescent and Adult Literacy; Alan M. Lesgold and Melissa Welch-Ross, Editors; National Research Council (2012).
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Classroom Inquiry/Action Research

  • Inquiry/Research Compendium [PDF]
    Authors: Renee Sherman, Kevin Green, Linda Taylor, and Ingrid Greenberg, American Institutes for Research, May 1997
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Cultural Competency

  • Culturally Relevant Practice [PDF]
    Author: Amy Park, CALPRO, June 2008
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Counseling and Postsecondary Education Transitions

  • Counseling and Postsecondary Education Transitions [PDF]
    Authors: Cherise G. Moore, Ph.D, June 2011
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Distance Education

  • Distance Education and E–Learning: New Options for Adult Basic and English Language Education [PDF]
    Authors: Susan Imel, The Ohio State University, and Erik Jacobson, CALPRO, May 2006
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Effective Teaching

  • Adult Education: What Makes Teaching Effective? [PDF]
    Author: Anne Mishkind, CALPRO, July 2016
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English as a Second Language

  • Adult English Language Learners with Limited Literacy [PDF]
    Authors: Martha Bigelow and Robin Lovrien Schwarz, September 2010
    Produced by Literacy Information and Communication System/National Institute for Literacy
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  • The Impact of a Reading Intervention for Low–Literate Adult ESL Learners
    Authors: Larry Condelli, Stephanie Cronen, Johannes Bos, American Institutes for Research, and Fannie Tseng and Jacklyn Altuna, Berkeley Policy Associates, December 2010
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  • The Northwest Practitioner Knowledge Institute: Reports and Resources [PDF]
    Author: Erik Jacobson, CALPRO, May 2006
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  • Practitioner Toolkit: Working with Adult English Language Learner
    Author: The National Center for Family Literacy and The National Center for ESL Literacy Education at the Center for Applied Linguistics, 2008
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Evaluation

  • Evaluating Professional Development: A Framework for Adult Education [PDF]
    Authors: Mark Kutner, Renee Sherman, John Tibbetts, and Larry Condelli, American Institutes for Research, May 1997
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  • Evaluating Professional Development Resources: Selection and Development Criteria [PDF]
    Authors: Renee Sherman, Mike Dlott, Heather Bamford, Jennifer McGivern, and Marisa Cohn, American Institutes for Research, August 2003
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Learner Persistence

  • The California Adult Education Learner Persistence Project [PDF]
    Produced by California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project, October 2007
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  • Learner Persistence in Adult Basic Education [PDF]
    Author: Sandra Kerka, The Ohio State University, January 2005
    Produced by California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project
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Learning Disabilities

  • Learning Disabilities in the Workplace: A Professional Development Packet [PDF]
    Authors: Mary Ann Corley and John Tibbetts, American Institutes for Research, May 2003
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  • Literacy, Employment, and Youth with Learning Disabilities: Aligning Workforce Policies and Programs [PDF]
    Authors: Marianne Mooney, MPR Associates, and Heidi Silver-Pacuilla, American Institutes for Research
    Produced by Literacy Information and Communication System/National Institute for Literacy, September 2010
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Professional Development

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Competencies and Standards
Components of Professional Development
Facilitation Skills
Graduate Programs
Mentoring

Workforce Transitions

  • Contextualization Toolkit: A Tool for Helping Low-Skilled Adults Gain Postsecondary Certificates and Degrees [PDF]
    Author: Rebecca Arnold, Jobs for the Future, 2010
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  • Integrated Education and Training (IET) [PDF]
    Author: Anestine Hector-Mason, American Institutes for Research, 2012
    Produced by California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project
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  • Integrating Curriculum: Lessons for Adult Education and Career Technical Education [PDF]
    Authors: Kathleen Chernus and Donna Fowler, MPR Associates
    Produced by Literacy Information and Communication System/National Institute for Literacy, September 2010
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  • Partnering with Employers to Promote Job Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals
    Author: Karin Martinson, Abt Associates, Inc., September 2010
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  • Workplace Readiness Guide [PDF]
    Authors: Judith Crocker, John Tibbetts, Renee Sherman, and Michael Dlott, American Institutes for Research, May 2002
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