ERIC Number: ED491154
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Focus on Basics: Connecting Research and Practice. Volume 7, Issue A
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), Harvard University
Focus on Basics is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. Focus on Basics is dedicated to connecting research with practice, to connecting teachers with research and researchers with the reality of the classroom, and by doing so, making adult basic education research more relevant to the field. This issue of Focus on Basics includes the following articles: (1) "Implementation Isn't Easy" (Janet Geary); (2) "Youth Cultural Competence: A Pathway for Achieving Outcomes with Youth" (Josh Weber); (3) "A Comprehensive Professional Development Process Produces Radical Results" (Betsy Topper and Mary Beth Gordon); (4) "Skills Matter in the Types of Jobs Young Dropouts Will First Hold" (John Tyler); (5) "Youth in ABE: The Numbers" (Jennifer Roloff Welch and Kathrynn Di Tommaso); (6) "What Is the Magic Mix? Teens in Adult Education" (Virginia Tardaewether); (7) "A Conversation with FOB No Longer for Youth Alone: Transitional ESOL High School" (8) "Sudan to South Dakota" (Lara Ann Frey and Yvonne Lerew); (9) "Separate Yet Happy" (Barbara Garner); and (10) "Blackboard".
Descriptors: Dropouts, Administrators, Adult Learning, Educational Research, Adult Basic Education, Professional Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Adult Literacy, Youth, Transitional Programs
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). Harvard Graduate School of Education 101 Nichols House, Appian Way Cambridge, MA 02138. Tel: 617-482-9485; Web site: www.ncsall.net.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Boston, MA.