Event: Evidence-Based Writing Instruction in the ABE Classroom (Online)

Event Details

Date: Monday, April 6, 2020 -- Sunday, May 3, 2020
Time: 12:00:00 AM -- 11:59:00 PM
Trainer/Facilitator: A. Scott-Betton

Contact Information: Please contact Sudie Whalen at swhalen@air.org or call 916-286-8814 for more information.

Registration: The course is free of charge to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (WIOA, Title II: AEFLA) funded programs.

Online (Moodle Online Learning Management System & Zoom)

Each participant will develop an instructional plan to use in his or her classroom to teach writing effectively to ABE students. Objectives are:

• Understand the research on teaching writing to adult ABE students;
• Analyze student work using an evidence-based method to identify specific skills requiring additional instructional attention;
• Implement evidence-based instructional techniques to improve writing instruction.

This course helps participants improve their writing instruction for ABE students by applying 1) research-based instructional techniques, 2) protocols for analyzing students’ work, and 3) guided instructional plans.

This course takes place entirely online and runs for four consecutive weeks, from 04/06/2020 to 05/03/2020. Weekly participation is required, though participants may, during a given week, log in whenever they wish. A kick-off Webinar will take place in the first week and the date and time will be announced and posted.

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of participation (14 hours); they are also eligible to apply to CSUS for 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), if they wish.