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Zengler, Cynthia J. – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to describe the professional development that has taken place in conjunction with Ohio adopting the College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards. The professional development (PD) has changed over time to include not only training on the new standards and lesson plans but training on the concepts defined in the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, State Standards, Career Readiness, College Readiness
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Appleton, Eric; Farina, Solange; Holzer, Tyler; Kotelawala, Usha; Trushkowsky, Mark – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2017
This article describes the New York City Community of Adult Math Instructors (CAMI), a math teachers' circle founded in November 2014. The authors share details about their own participation in CAMI to show the professional growth that research-based, peer-led professional development can offer for adult educators.
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Problem Solving, Adult Education, Adult Educators
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Ginsburg, Lynda – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2017
In this Forum article, the author addresses how to assist adults in improving mathematics and numeracy literacy. Ginsburg observes educators who strive to address their learners' educational gaps and needs are finding themselves in an environment of competing priorities and expectations that can be expressed as mathematics numeracy education. What…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Adult Educators, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Guides
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Braaten, Melissa – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2017
In her Forum piece, "What's an Adult Numeracy Teacher to Teach? Negotiating the Complexity of Adult Numeracy Instruction," Lynda Ginsburg set the stage of the current problem (poor numeracy levels in American adults) and the bevy of standards, legislation, and new exams that have recently been developed to address it. Ginsburg also…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Numeracy, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Fernandez, Rebeca; Peyton, Joy Kreeft; Schaetzel, Kirsten – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2017
Recent legislation and education standards focus on the importance of developing students' academic and professional writing skills. Research on the teaching of writing has articulated the types of texts and features of writing that students need to produce to succeed. At the same time, studies of writing in adult education have found that limited…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Adult Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Taylor, Jackie – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2016
Adult educators know that adults and families change their lives through adult education. Adult education also positively impacts a host of social and economic issues. Yet this fact is largely unknown or misunderstood by the general public. Resources have become increasingly scarce, while at the same time adult educators are asked to do more with…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Adult Education, Educational Benefits, Lobbying
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Patterson, Margaret Becker – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2016
This article describes outcomes of group discussion sessions that took place as part of the Commission on Adult Basic Education April 2016 conference in Dallas, Texas. Researchers and practitioners in adult education were the primary attendees of the conference. Session topics and points of discussion in this paper include: the challenge of the…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Adult Education, Educational Research
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Johnson-Bailey, Juanita – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2016
In this brief article, the author expresses her greatest concerns regarding learning in the cyber world: the appropriateness of online learning for courses with sensitive subject matter, the comfort level of nontraditional learners in this new setting, and the inability as an instructor to fully engage with the learner in real time. As an adult…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Nontraditional Students, Online Courses, Bullying
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Saliga, Linda Marie; Daviso, Al; Stuart, Denise; Pachnowski, Lynne – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2015
In this project, a university team of teacher education and mathematics professors conducted eight professional development sessions for General Educational Development (GED) teachers in the area of mathematics teaching. Topics included concretely modeling mathematics concepts in algebra, number sense, geometry, and differentiating instruction in…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Numeracy, Mathematics Teachers, Faculty Development
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Weinberger, JoAnn – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2015
St. Clair (EJ1072357) provides a summary and lays out some of the important issues inherent in the broad strategies articulated in "Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States" (MSEB) (United States Department of Education [USDoE], 2015) (see ED558793). In this commentary, JoAnn Weinberger…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Education, Educational Change, Educational Strategies
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Reynolds, Sharon; Johnson, Jerry – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2014
This paper reported results from a qualitative analysis of assets and supports disclosed in the narratives of adult basic education students. These students were identified as exemplary by their instructors for academic achievement, hours of program attendance, or community service. Themes were identified using the "Four Pillars"…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Academic Achievement
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Brinkley-Etzkorn, Karen E.; Skolits, Gary – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2014
Given the changes made to the GED® test in 2014, one concern among state policy makers, adult educators, and GED® service providers has been the impact of these changes on students as well as teachers, staff, volunteers, and other GED® program stakeholders. Using a qualitative, case study research approach focused on one GED® test preparation site…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, Young Adults, Adult Students, Student Attitudes
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Reynolds, Sharon; Hitchcock, John – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2014
The attitudes of adult basic education faculty members toward teaching adults with learning disabilities are likely to influence the success of their students; however, there are no existing survey instruments that measure this construct or the practical knowledge faculty members should have to effectively serve the population. A new survey…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Learning Disabilities
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Henry, Laurie A. – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2013
This paper summarizes the results of a literacy content knowledge survey and assessment administered to adult education providers in Kentucky (n=520). This descriptive study focused on two main goals: 1) to obtain a description of Kentucky adult education programs including instructors' backgrounds, professional preparation, and teaching…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Adult Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Surveys
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Rhodes, Christy M. – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine how frequently adult education English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teachers in Florida used specific culturally responsive teaching practices and how important they believed those practices were to their teaching. Using Ginsberg and Wlodkowski's…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Adult Educators, English (Second Language), Language Teachers
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