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Author: David J. Rosen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fellowship, program, reports, leader, literacy, education, information, superhighway, driver
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 078818833X
ISBN-13: 9780788188336

Addresses the question, How easy is it for adult educators to use the information superhighway (IS)? What difficulties do they find & what helps them to overcome them? Chapters: how easy is it for adult educators to use the IS?; how adult literacy practitioners are using the Internet; how adult learners are using the Internet; the Internet for beginners: a staff development model for adult education practitioners; the literacy list; webliography; student & teacher resources; ESOL (ESL); adult secondary education (GED/EDP); project-based learning; adult education research; grants information; i

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: legislative, guide, congress, 104th, adult, education, literacy
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 1995-10
ISBN-10: 0788124811
ISBN-13: 9780788124815

Explains how recent political changes influence the literacy & adult education fields. Discusses the Adult Education Act (AEA), how the legislative processes work, & how the average citizen can participate in those processes. Appendix contains the complete Adult Education Act. Chapters cover the traditional reauthorization process, exceptions to that rule, a history of the adult education act, resources for literacy policy, & a legislative outlook for the 104th congress.

Author: Helen Abadzi
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: research, developing, countries, cognitive, lessons, adult, literacy, outcomes, improving
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 2003-06-04
ISBN-10: 0821354930
ISBN-13: 9780821354933

There are approximately one billion adult illiterates in the world. Adult literacy programs in developing countries are often ineffectual and rather limited outcomes. To improve outcomes, much emphasis has been given to empowering nongovernmental organizations, increasing learner motivation, and reinforcing social benefits.This book summarizes the pertinent cognitive and neuropsychological research using layman terms and attempts to apply it to the acquisition of adult literacy. It presents issues and ideas on designing adult literacy programs that support human memory functions as understood

Author: Helen Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: adult, literary, survey, national, results, older, adults, america, literacy
Number of Pages: 210
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788139983
ISBN-13: 9780788139987

A national household survey of the literacy skills of adults in the U.S. Contents: literacy in the older adult pop'n. (comparing older & younger adults); literacy profiles for various subgroups of the older adult pop'n. (educ.; race/ethnicity; language use; sex; visual impairment; region); employment, civic participation, & economic status as they relate to literacy in the older adult pop'n. (retirement; voting; volunteer activity; annual household income); literacy practices & proficiencies in the older adult pop'n. (library use; newspaper & magazine read.; TV viewing).

Author: Cornelia M. Ashby
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: learning, language, english, could, coordination, adult, benefit, state, diverse, federal, efforts, support
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437919995
ISBN-13: 9781437919998

Millions of adults in the U.S. report that they speak limited English, and English language ability appears linked to multiple dimensions of adult life, such as civic participation and workforce participation and mobility. This report examined: (1) the trends in the need for and enrollment in federally funded adult English language programs; (2) the nature of federal support for adult English language learning, (3) ways in which states and local public providers have supported English language programs for adults; and (4) federal agencies' plans for research to identify effective approaches to

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Academy of Natural Sciences
Keywords: adult, naturae, notulae, macropelopiini, acad, natural, phila, sciences, chironomidae, male, alotanypus, female, stages, aris, roback, immature, redescription, diptera
Number of Pages: 8
ISBN-10: 1604834668
ISBN-13: 9781604834666

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: practices, policies, learning, adult, rhetoric
Number of Pages: 249
Published: 2003-02-05
ISBN-10: 9264199446
ISBN-13: 9789264199446

Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and knowledge. Yet those who are most in need are often precisely the ones who participate least in adult learning and training programmes. This publication aims to identify what works in the policy and practice of adult learning, drawing on the experi
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