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ERIC Number: EJ1072362
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2169-0480
Forum: Knowledge, Action, Involvement
Weinberger, JoAnn
Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, v4 n2 p47-51 Sum 2015
St. Clair (EJ1072357) provides a summary and lays out some of the important issues inherent in the broad strategies articulated in "Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States" (MSEB) (United States Department of Education [USDoE], 2015) (see ED558793). In this commentary, JoAnn Weinberger expands on and provides additional evidence of those issues and provide adult educators with examples of steps they could take to ensure that implementation strategies support adult students based on their knowledge of adult learners' needs and expectations and are workable. In particular, this commentary will focus on Strategy 1 in MSEB, "Act collectively to raise awareness and take joint ownership of solutions," as it creates the underpinning for all the other strategies.
Commission on Adult Basic Education. PO Box 620, Syracuse, NY 13206. Tel: 888-442-6223; e-mail: journal@coabe.org; Web site: http://www.coabe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A