Learning in the Cloud: Teaching Digital Literacy to ABE/ESL Learners: As post-secondary schools shift away from traditional education models, in favor of providing deeper learning environments, they are required to replace their outdated technology practices and implement a new infrastructure to support student learning. The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education concepts can be modified to use in the ABE/ESL classroom.
Essential Education Accelerated Learning Program: What makes a student learn faster? One aspect is engagement. Once your students are engaged, they’re absorbing material, not letting it slide over them. The Essential Education program is designed for engagement with virtual students your class can relate to, and with real-life, practical application of material. A second aspect is targeted learning and pacing. Students learn at their own pace with lessons tailored for them, and that equates to faster learning.
Integrating Technology in the ABE Reading and Writing Classroom:
With the changes to the GED® test for 2014, it is more important than ever for adult learners to have strong technology skills.
Supporting Technology-Enhanced Instruction and Distance Learning:
Distance Learning (NRS definition): At least 50% of learning is done at a distance (teacher and student are separated by time, geography, or both)
COABE Journal Summer 2014 Issue
Technology in Adult Basic Education: How does Technology impact the self beliefs of Adult Basic Education Learners
Pickard’s essay offers a provocative analysis of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) that is important for any educator to read, especially educators who work with adult learners in postsecondary education.
COABE Journal Summer 2016 Issue
Free Online Courses for Adult Basic Skills Learners
There are many free courses now for online learners. Many courses are suitable for adult basic skills (including English language learning) programs. Many adult basic skills programs now offer blended (integration of face-to-face and online) learning. Some of these courses could be the online component.