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Matalon, Maya; Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline S. – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO, 2022) Fifth "Global Report on Adult Learning and Education" (GRALE) highlights that vulnerable groups such as rural populations, migrants, prisoners, people with disabilities, and indigenous peoples are among those who would benefit from adult basic…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Multicultural Education, Trauma Informed Approach, Adult Learning
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Perret, Sarah; Alon, Noy; Torous, John – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Limited literacy has a large impact on the U.S. population; about half of adults lack sufficient literacy proficiency. However, not all populations are impacted equally, as there is a significant comorbidity between low literacy and mental illness. The authors have found that smartphones can offer mental health patients with low literacy numerous…
Descriptors: Digital Literacy, Adults, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
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Eccleston, Kristen C. – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), one in five adults living in the United States has a mental illness (2022). Despite the varying complexities and diagnoses associated with students who are navigating mental health issues, there are numerous approaches educators and professionals supporting adult learners can take to…
Descriptors: Adults, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Special Needs Students
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Yamashita, Takashi; Smith, Thomas J.; Cummins, Phyllis A. – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Adult literacy skills are critical assets of individuals as well as societies in terms of economic (e.g., human capital) and social well-being. Thus, it is important to monitor the long-term trends and sources of skill gain/loss. Yet, temporal sources of adult literacy skill variation are understudied. The current study analyzed three comparable,…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Human Capital, Surveys, Adults
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Greenberg, Daphne; Miller, Christine; Graesser, Arthur C. – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
This article is written by two researchers and a teacher involved with the development and implementation of a web-based intelligent tutoring system for adults reading at elementary levels. A description of the tool is provided, followed by some of the challenges faced in designing, developing, and using the tool in adult literacy classrooms.
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Adult Students, Adult Basic Education, Reading Comprehension
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Tett, Lyn – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Community-based adult learning (CBAL) focuses on improving the quality of life for the most disadvantaged and has a different ideology, methods, and curriculum from mainstream education. This Scottish case-study investigated the main changes that had impacted on CBAL provision in the preceding three years. These were: a reduction in funding for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Foreign Countries, COVID-19
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Ogrodnick, Michelle Mavreles; Feinberg, Iris – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
This paper discusses the implications of health literacy during the COVID-19 pandemic for adults with lower literacy skills. It highlights the challenges faced by individuals in understanding complex health information and emphasizes the role of adult educators in providing trustworthy and comprehensible health information. Incorporating health…
Descriptors: Health, Multiple Literacies, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Iles, Vanessa; Cassidy, Lindy; Finch, Jill – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
The Reading Writing Hotline was originally conceived as phone support for viewers of an educational TV series. Celebrating it's 30th anniversary next year, it has evolved to become a national referral service for learners, as well as an information and advisory service for industry and community. It recorded a significant increase in call numbers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Educational Innovation, Educational Television
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Grossi, Flávia Cristina Duarte Pôssas; Fonseca, Maria da Conceição Ferreira Reis – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
This study analyses how older (mostly 60 years or over) women who are literacy students at Youth and Adult Education Program in a small village of Brazil appropriate school numeracy practices during a class about the discursive genre "label" and the information it conveys. We focus on the students' participation in the discursive…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Females, Adult Literacy, Merchandise Information
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Cacicio, Sarah; Riggs, Rachel – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Some adult learners are self-directed, but most benefit from ongoing guidance and support from educators--even more so in technology-rich environments. The purpose of this column is to explore ways to leverage digital tools to enhance collaborative learning experiences among adult educators and learners. Rather than aim for mastery of a digital…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Individualized Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning
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Kaiper-Marquez, Anna – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
The article discusses the concept of translanguaging, which refers to the use of multiple languages and language features to maximize communication. While research on translanguaging primarily focuses on K-12 learners and higher education contexts, limited research exists on adult language and literacy education. The article emphasizes the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Language Usage, Code Switching (Language), Literacy Education
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Boughton, Bob – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
In the 1960s and 1970s, mass campaigns were the dominant model of adult literacy provision, especially in countries of the Global South. After a long absence, there is now a revival of international interest in this model. This paper looks back on the earlier history of mass campaigns and the geopolitical reasons for their rejection, to help make…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Models, Political Influences, Geographic Regions
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Yasukawa, Keiko – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Innovation is a ubiquitous term, and its use to promote neoliberal values such as competition, efficiency and its privileging of technology driven initiatives has been critiqued by educational researchers, including adult literacy researchers. This article argues that innovation in adult literacy (and perhaps in education generally) is a concept…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Adult Literacy, Literacy Education
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Sarah Cacicio; Rachel Riggs – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Generative AI (GenAI) refers to the production of entirely new creative works, such as text, pictures, music, or poetry, in response to simple prompts (Lanxon et al., 2023). Some view GenAI as a disruption to our education system, pointing to biases in the training data, concerns about misleading or inaccurate information, challenges to educators,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Technology, Adult Educators
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Mary Baxter – Adult Literacy Education, 2023
Immigrant students are served in adult basic education programs across the country. This includes internationally trained professionals who often face nonrecognition of their foreign credentials and experience, leading to underemployment and a devaluation of skills. This article explores this issue from the perspective of a local program at…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Immigrants, Credentials, Recognition (Achievement)
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