The video promotes upcoming webinars on diverse topics in adult education. Alisa Belzer moderates as the series editor of ProLiteracy research briefs.
Presenters Paul Jurmo and Judy Mortrude discuss contextualized instruction in adult basic skills development, emphasizing its relevance and drawing on extensive experience and research.
Trends in Private-Sector and United Way Funding: Implications for Adult Literacy Programs
The paper discusses the historical and current trends in funding for community-based adult literacy programs, particularly focusing on the role of private-sector funding and United Way funding.
First Things First: Re-Map “the U.S. Adult Literacy Problem”
The research paper argues for a stronger vision and plan in adult education to address the diverse problems faced by adult learners, emphasizing the need for a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and collaborative support systems.
Culturally Responsive Adult Education—Embracing the Power of Experience, Collaboration, and Collective Action
The research brief suggests using specific instructional strategies aligned with components of culturally responsive adult education, such as using primary source materials, embracing participatory instructional actions, engaging learners in local social movement activities, and encouraging reflective journaling.
Teacher Training Plus
A webinar series, for tutors and teachers, across six strands that presents best-practice instructional strategies.
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.