Risk Literacy: What Can Adult Literacy Education Learn from the Decision Sciences?
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on July 21, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

In the research digest “Risk Literacy: What Can Adult Literacy Education Learn from the Decision Sciences?,” author Leah Katherine Saal points out that risk literacy is “the ability to evaluate and understand risk.”  

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Adult Education—Facing the Future
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on July 14, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

After COVID-19 created a year of uncertainty and disruption, Judy Mortrude from World Education wrote “Adult Education—Facing the Future,” which looks at how the adult education field responded to the pandemic and considers what the lasting effects might be. 

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Interns Build Résumés While Literacy Program Gets the Help it Needs
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on July 12, 2021 in categoryStories from the Field

When Jenny Walker moved into the executive director position last year at the Literacy Council of Bowie and Miller Counties, she quickly realized that she needed a team to help her meet the needs of the program  

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The COVID-19 Pandemic from an Adult Literacy Practitioner-Scholar Perspective
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on July 07, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

For the Forum, Sasha V. Lotas, an adult literacy practitioner-scholar at Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School, looks back at the abrupt switch to distance learning with the onset of the pandemic and where the past year has brought us.  

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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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