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Participation and Independence with Low Literacy: Selected Findings of the LEO 2018 Survey on Low Literacy in Germany
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 27, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

The LEO Survey 2018 – Living with Low Literacy found that 12.1% of the adult German population has low literacy skills. In the research article “Participation and Independence with Low Literacy: Selected Findings of the LEO 2018 Survey on Low Literacy in Germany,” the authors look at the lives of these low literate adults and what aspects are affected because of their low skill levels. 


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Shifting the Gaze: From the Numerate Individual to Their Numerate Environment
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 20, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

Growing attention is being paid to numeracy as adults increasingly manage more of their own economic and social well-beings. "In Shifting the Gaze: From the Numerate Individual to Their Numerate Environment," the authors examine how adults engage in numeracy as a key adult competency. 


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BlendFlex and HyFlex Models to Increase Student Engagement and Retention
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 11, 2021 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryBlended Learning

In the current issue of the research journal, David J. Rosen from Newsome Associates explores Flex learning models to address the challenges of student engagement and student persistence. Specifically, he looks at the new teaching and learning models HyFlex and BendFlex, possible through technology. 


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International Resource Guide Contextualizes Instruction to Build Basic Skills

Paul Jurmo, Ed.D., a basic skills education specialist and researcher, recently partnered with ProLiteracy to release Basic Skills for Community-Oriented Development: A Resource Book for Educators and Other PartnersThe resource guide was written to assist those who are already providing, or wish to provide, basic skills education to adults and out-of-school youth in developing countries. 


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Review of Teaching Effectively with Zoom: A Practical Guide to Engage Your Students and Help Them Learn
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 05, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

When the pandemic hit, many adult education instructors were suddenly teaching in front of a screen to students inside little Zoom boxes. It’s timely, therefore that Rebecca Eller-Molitas of Elgin Community College gives a review of the book Teaching Effectively with Zoom. 


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