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ERIC Number: ED508670
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Pages: 389
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Study Circle Guide: Adult Student Persistence
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)
This study circle was created by the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). The study circle is part of NCSALL's efforts to help connect research and practice in the field of adult basic education and adult literacy. The Adult Student Persistence Study Circle is one of a series of study circles that NCSALL has developed to help staff developers and practitioners organize and conduct professional development that helps practitioners read, discuss, and use research to improve their practice. This study circle is designed for 10 1/2 hours, divided into three sessions of 3 1/2 hours each. There are four main sections in this guide: (1) The introduction "About Study Circles" and "About the Adult Student Persistence Study Circle Guide"; (2) "Steps for Facilitating the Adult Student Persistence Study Circle"; (3) "Note to Facilitator: Suggestions for Organizing a Follow-up Session; and (4) "Tips for Facilitating a Study Circle."
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). 44 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210. Tel: 617-482-9485; e-mail: ncsall@worlded.org; Web site: http://www.ncsall.net
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education; Adult Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy