About This Course
This course introduces adult literacy and ESL instructors to the reading process. You’ll identify teaching strategies you can use that help students develop their skills in the four component areas—alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Finally, you will understand how to talk with students about the reading process and how good readers approach reading.
Teacher Training Plus – Basic Literacy
Webinars that focus on components of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for native English-speaking students who are at or below the 5th grade level. Topics include goal setting, alphabetics, and reducing writing anxiety.
Teacher Training Plus – High-Level ELL
Webinars that focus on strategies and instruction for students who range from intermediate to advanced levels. Topics include using conversation and goal setting for real world applications.
Teacher Training Plus – Low-Level ELL
Webinars that focus on strategies and instruction for students who range from preliterate to high beginning levels. Topics include speaking, listening, phonics, grammar, and lesson planning.
Improving Reading Skills for Adult Learners with Dyslexia in Incarcerated Settings with The Noah Text®-New Century Program
The Technology and Adult Education column, discusses how using supplementary digitally-mediated reading tools like The Noah Text®-New Century program is critical for improving learning engagement and outcomes for adult learners with dyslexia, especially for learners who are incarcerated.
Why is Morphological Knowledge and Instruction Important for Adult Education Learners?
This research digest gives a brief review on why morphological knowledge is important to adult education learners, describes the literature on adult morphological and etymological instruction, provides examples for how to integrate them, and looks at future directions and resources for research and practice.
Providing English Language Classes Through Partnership
In Portland, Oregon, a partnership emerged between an affordable housing organization serving seniors and a university training English language teachers, called the Community ESL Project, to meet the needs of English language learners whose main goal was not to achieve employment.