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Review of Foundations of Adult and Continuing Education
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on February 06, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips

This week we are highlighting an article from ProLiteracy’s Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy by Christine Smith of the University of Massachusetts. In the article, Smith reviews Foundations of Adult and Continuing Education, the new textbook for graduate students on adult education (2017).


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What are the Challenges of Implementing Blended Learning in Adult Education?
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on February 03, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips


Although blended learning affords opportunities for increased instructional richness and flexibility, social interaction, access to knowledge, personal agency, cost efficiency, and improved learner outcomes, practitioners, program managers, policy makers, and funders know little about the extent to which it is being implemented and the related challenges and opportunities.   

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Important Data from ProLiteracy’s Annual Statistical Report
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 28, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO DeskcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

 

Each year ProLiteracy conducts the Annual Member Survey of member organizations to gather important information about the activities of local adult literacy programs and analyze any implications. With these data, we are able to paint an accurate picture of our network’s student and instructor demographics, instructional practices, funding trends, and student achievements.


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How Do Practitioners Use Blended Learning in Adult Literacy, Numeracy, and Language Education Settings?
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 27, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips


ProLiteracy asked the field to tell us how blended learning is being used. Blended learning affords opportunities for increased instructional richness and flexibility, social interaction, access to knowledge, personal agency, cost efficiency, and improved learner outcomes. 


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Response to Edith Gnanadass and Shantih E. Clemans
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 23, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryAdvocacy

Stephen D. Brookfield responds to the articles presented by Edith Gnanadass and Shantih E. Clemans discussing their interest and critiques on “Why White Instructors Should Explore Their White Racial Identity.”


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