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Digital Literacy and Technology Integration in Adult Basic Skills Education: A Review of the Research
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on June 23, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

ProLiteracy is pleased to share the second in a series of Research Briefs on adult literacy and education. The briefs are summaries that offer a synthesis of research on a topic, implications for practice, and next steps in research.


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All Together Now: Supporting Immigrants and Refugees Through Collaboration
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on June 16, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy

Supporting Immigrants and Refugees

We are excited to showcase the research article “All Together Now: Supporting Immigrants and Refugees Through Collaboration,” by Jen Vanek, World Education, Inc.; Heide Spruck Wrigley, Literacywork International; Erik Jacobson, Montclair State University; and Janet Isserlis, Rhode Island Adult Education Professional Development Center.


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PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on June 09, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

This week’s Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy highlight is “PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners,” by Margaret Becker Patterson, Research Allies for Lifelong Learning.


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Adult Education: A Loss for the City of Philadelphia
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on May 28, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

In the FY21 budget for the city of Philadelphia, funding for the Office of Adult Education (OAE) was cut. During this difficult time, adult education should be a priority in the rebuilding of the economy after COVID-19.


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Student Recruitment: A Review of the Research
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on May 21, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

ProLiteracy Research Brief

ProLiteracy has created a series of research briefs on adult literacy and education. This first research brief describes findings drawn from research on adult education student recruitment and highlights key practices and strategies that can be used to recruit ABE learners including resource guides and toolkits.


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