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Adult Education: A State Director’s Perspective Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed? 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 30, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

The editors of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Adult Literacy, Numeracy, and Language have dedicated the forum section of the current issue to the topic of COVID-19 and how it has impacted adult literacy and how the field moves forward. 

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Vaccine Hesitancy: The Twofold Problem for Adult Learners
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 23, 2021 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips

Misinformation is one of the biggest problems in public health, affecting people’s ability to understand and make decisions about their own health, according to the Pan American Health Organization. 


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Reflections from Teaching Basic Adult Literacy
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 22, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

In this issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy, three research teachers aim to better understand adult learners’ strengths and weaknesses and then develop and test an instructional approach to improve their skills. The teachers then share their accounts of teaching and the students’ responses. 

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Let’s Make Adult Ed Classes LGBTQ Inclusive
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 18, 2021 in categoryDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In honor of Pride Month, let’s step back and evaluate the education field’s efforts to be LGBTQ inclusive.


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Probing the Interface Between Learning Theory and Practice in Adult Basic Education
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 16, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

The current issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy, includes an interesting research article by George Demetrion that examines the dynamic of learning theory and learning practice. 


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