ERIC Number: ED511941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Focus on Basics: Connecting Research & Practice. Volume 6, Issue C
Garner, Barbara, Ed.
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)
"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. The theme of this issue of "Focus on Basics" is "Curriculum Development." Articles appearing in this issue are: (1) Collaborating with Students to Build Curriculum that Incorporates Real-Life Materials (Charissa Ahlstrom); (2) Values and Beliefs: The World View Behind Curriculum (Amy Prevedel); (3) A Conversation with FOB: What Works for Adult ESL Students; (4) One Classroom, Two Languages: Adult Bilingual Curriculum Development (Kay Taggart and Sara Martinez); (5) Same Curriculum, New Mode of Delivery: Adapting ABE Professional Development to the Internet (Jane Martel); (6) Changing a State's Approach to Curriculum: Insight from Oregon's Efforts (Dennis Clark); (7) Creating Curricula for Challenging Circumstances (Barbara Garner); (8) Not By Curriculum Alone (Mary Lynn Carver); (9) All About NCSALL; (10) Blackboard; and (11) New From NCSALL. Individual articles contain references.
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Adult Basic Education, Relevance (Education), English (Second Language), Adult Students, Bilingual Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Second Language Instruction, Educational Research, Adult Literacy, Literacy Education, Professional Development, Blended Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Adult Educators
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). 44 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210. Tel: 617-482-9485; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncsall.net
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education; Adult Education
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Identifiers - Location: Guinea; Illinois; Kentucky; Oregon