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Chisman, Forrest; Murphy, Garrett; Parker, James; Spangenberg, Gail – Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2010
The goal of any career pathways programs is to provide low-skilled individuals with the education and training they need to move from their present level(s) of skills and abilities to the level(s) required to hold family-supporting jobs. While far from a definitive statement on the subject, this four-page Policy Brief offers a brief discussion and…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Longitudinal Studies, Vocational Education, Adult Education
McCain, Mary L. – Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2009
There is a highly compelling case for using technology on a large scale to increase access to and improve America's adult education and workforce skills enterprise. By the reckoning of the National Commission on Adult Literacy and others, the nation must reach many more millions of adults with effective college- and job-readiness skills programs…
Descriptors: Reading Readiness, Distance Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Spurling, Steven; Seymour, Sharon; Chisman, Forrest P. – Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2008
This report presents the findings of a longitudinal study of English as a Second Language (ESL) students at the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) conducted during the summer of 2007. The study used College records to track all students who first enrolled in CCSF's credit and non-credit ESL programs in 1998, 1999, and 2000 for seven years …
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Adult Education, English (Second Language), Community Colleges