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Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2008
"Focus on Basics" is a publication of the US Division of World Education, Inc. 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…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Mathematics Teachers
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2008
"Focus on Basics" is a publication of the U.S. Division of World Education, Inc. 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…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Patients
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), Harvard University, 2005
"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…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions
Kruidenier, John R.; MacArthur, Charles A.; Wrigley, Heide S. – National Institute for Literacy, 2010
The Adult Literacy Research Working Group (ALRWG), a panel of experts on adult reading research and practice, was established by the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) in collaboration with the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). It was part of the Institute's efforts to provide educators, parents and others…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Basic Education
Parrish, Betsy; Johnson, Kimberly – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2010
It has been estimated that of the nearly two million immigrants who enter the United States every year, nearly half have limited access to citizenship, job training, other postsecondary education, and jobs due to low literacy levels, limited formal schooling, and limited English language skills. Adult education programs serving this population can…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Adult Education
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2003
"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…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Research, Adult Learning, Literacy
Garner, Barbara, Ed. – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2002
"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…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Research, Social Work, Caseworkers
Comings, John; Soricone, Lisa – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2007
This monograph looks first at opportunities provided by research in the adult literacy field and then identifies challenges to scientific research and suggests ways to address these challenges so that better evidence can be generated in the future. It has two goals that support the building of a stronger research base for the adult literacy…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Researchers, Adult Literacy, Adult Education
National Institute for Literacy, 2004
In January 2000, the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) published "Equipped for the Future Content Standards: What Adults Need to Know and be Able to Do in the 21st Century." Since then, people in states and adult education programs across the country who are using the 16 Equipped for the Future (EFF) Standards have been looking forward to the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Adult Basic Education, Curriculum
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2003
This paper offers a survey developed as part of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy's Professional Development Study. Most of the questions in this survey were tested with 100 adult education and literacy teachers in the New England area; a few changes have been made to this version to correct poorly worded questions…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Professional Development, Teacher Characteristics
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2000
The National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) Adult Reading Components Study (ARCS) was the first large-scale attempt to describe the reading of students enrolled in adult basic education (ABE) and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) using a battery of individually administered reading and language tests.…
Descriptors: Site Selection, Language Tests, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education