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Supporting Student Success: Contextualized Learning

On January 19, 2017, at 1 p.m. (EST), the U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Student Success project team will host a webinar titled Supporting Student Success: Contextualized Learning. This webinar will address “contextualization program design” and present research supporting it as an educational strategy.

Featured Resource: Adult College Completion Toolkit

We are celebrating the National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week by sharing and delving deeper into one resource. I would like to bring forth the Adult College Completion Toolkit, a comprehensive resource that can be used in local, regional and state-levels to incorporate evidence-based strategies into program design, delivery, and improvement. 

The tool kit focuses on three areas:

Is Starting College and Not Finishing Really That Bad?

The article, and link, below are new from ED's Weekly Newsletter.  Very interesting.  Most correctional education research supports the idea that exposure to ANY post-secondary coursework lowers recidivism rates.  Thoughts? 

Call for Presenters--National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education

The National College Transition Network at World Education invites you to submit a proposal for its seventh annual national conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education to be held on November 13 - 15, 2013 in Providence, RI.

The proposal deadline has been extended to June 24, 2013. For information on guidelines and how to submit your proposal, please visit our website: http://bit.ly/16ZSQlN

Using Prior-Learning Assessments to Meet the U.S. College Completion Goal

Hi everyone,

I came across an article focused on PLA - Prior Learning Assessment:  where you get college credits for learning and work done outside the traditional classroom.  The article appears in the online newsletter Inside Higher Ed and here's the url:

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/12/lawmakers-and-foundations-push-prior-learning-assessment

Adult College Completion Tool Kit

The Adult College Completion Toolkit is a collection of resources designed to connect state administrators and local practitioners to the strategies, resources, and technical assistance tools resulting from the Department’s work in the area of adult education. The tool kit focuses on three key areas: access, quality, and completion. Four target student populations include veterans, adult basic education students, incarcerated individuals, and skilled immigrants.

Adult College Completion Tool Kit

The U.S. Department of Education released the  “Adult College Completion Toolkit,” a collection of resources designed to connect state administrators and local practitioners to the strategies, resources, and technical assistance tools resulting from the Department’s work in the area of adult education. The toolkit focuses on three key areas: access, quality, and completion.

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