The Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy

Author: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787959952
Format: PDF
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This is an encompassing review that addresses all aspects of literacy (reading, numeracy, and technological literacy, for example) with a global perspective. It connects the objectives of literacy education with broader areas of social welfare, including health, employment and political and economic empowerment. The second volume in a new annual series, this unique publication for practitioners in the field of adult learning and literacy collects in one yearly volume the best new knowledge and practice advances identified by the prestigious, Harvard-based and federally-funded literacy center, NCSALL. A single, "user-friendly" source for information on best practices in the field of adult learning & literacy. The editors' introduction in each volume covers news from the world of policy and research, while six distinguished writers and practitioners contribute articles on the most pressing topics in adult literacy. Each volume also includes annotated reviews of the best books and key journal articles published in the past year.

The Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy

Author: John Comings
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 0787950629
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is an encompassing review that addresses all aspects of literacy (reading, numeracy, and technological literacy, for example) with a global perspective. It connects the objectives of literacy education with broader areas of social welfare, including health, employment and political and economic empowerment. The second volume in a new annual series, this unique publication for practitioners in the field of adult learning and literacy collects in one yearly volume the best new knowledge and practice advances identified by the prestigious, Harvard-based and federally-funded literacy center, NCSALL. A single, "user-friendly" source for information on best practices in the field of adult learning & literacy. The editors' introduction in each volume covers news from the world of policy and research, while six distinguished writers and practitioners contribute articles on the most pressing topics in adult literacy. Each volume also includes annotated reviews of the best books and key journal articles published in the past year.

Review of Adult Learning and Literacy Volume 6

Author: John Comings
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135602727
Format: PDF
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Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 6, includes chapters on: *Demographic change and low-literacy Americans; *The role of vocabulary in Adult Basic Education; *Implications of research on spelling for Adult Basic Education; *Issues in teaching speaking skills to adult ESOL learners; *The preparation and stability of the Adult Basic Education teaching workforce; *The adult literacy system in Ireland; and *Broad-based organizing as a vehicle for promoting adult literacy. .

Review of Adult Learning and Literacy Volume 4

Author: John Comings
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135622396
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research Policy, and Practice, Volume 4 is the newest addition to a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices in the field of adult literacy and learning. Volume 4 opens with an overview of significant recent developments in the field. Subsequent chapters cover a wide range of topics critical to the success of adult education and literacy services in the United States: *issues of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation; *the role of workplace education in building adults' basic skills; *the role of new learning technologies in adult education and literacy; *adult developmental theories and their implications for the teaching of adult basic education and English for speakers of other languages; and *traditional and contemporary adult learning theories, including an annotated bibliography of key resources. Intended for policymakers, scholars, and practitioners dedicated to improving the quality of adult basic education, adult English for speakers of other languages, and adult secondary education programs, Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 4 is an essential resource for the field.

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development

Author: Stephen J. Farenga
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 0765621088
Format: PDF, Docs
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Covers a broad range of topics within the fields of education and human development. Includes the ways in which learners construct knowledge at the different stages of human development, the educational tools used by teachers to teach, and educational politics.

Teaching Students in Inclusive Settings

Author: Judy W. Wood
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This fifth edition offers explicit instructions and examples for working with students in the least restrictive environment based on the latest laws. It also includes user-friendly applications on how to adapt and accommodate instruction with respect to diversity, technology, collaboration, and standards-based education. Teaching Students in Inclusive Settings: Adapting and Accomodating Instruction has always been based on four beliefs. Teachers should: *Teach students with special needs where they are instructionally, yet expose them to the general education curriculum *Help all student reach for their highest capabilities *Provide support and encouragement so all students can be successful *Maintain positive attitudes working with students and other professionals. General K-12 teachers and special educators.

Teaching Adult English Language Learners

Author: Richard A. Orem
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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This resource brings together information about policy, second language acquisition theory and research, methods and materials for teaching adult English language learners, program design, and cross-cultural issues that effect learning in adult ESL classrooms.