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Student Persistence

Colleagues, 
I invite you to read the COABE Journal http://bit.ly/2JHIZ8L. This edition is focused on career pathways. I have yet to dive into the entire publication, but I want to discuss the article, Blending College Preparation and Career Development for Adult Students in New England. 

What do students need in order to succeed in learning? Noncognitive factors

Program Management colleagues,

A University of Chicago review of hundreds of studies examining the role of "noncognitive" factors in college success found five general categories related to academic success:

  • academic behaviors
  • academic perseverance
  • social skills
  • learning strategies, and
  • academic mindsets.

The study identified four academic mindsets that improve perseverance and, by extension, academic performance:

Including noncognitive skills in adult basic education

Colleagues,

I would like to revive a rich discussion held two years ago in the College and Career Standards CoP about "noncognitive" skills. You will find it at https://community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/getting-students-college-and-career-ready.

Noncognitive Skills Study Group, and Wiki topic area

Colleagues,

Academic dishonesty

Is academic dishonesty a concern for you? Have you found that your students don't always understand the concept of plagiarism or cheating? How do you hold your students accountable for a dishonest action. Why do you think your students cheat? Could it be because that they don't understand some of the concepts? What can you do as the instructor? I will stop with the questions now.

Noncognitive skills resources on the ALE Wiki

 

Hi everyone,

Last month there was a discussion in the Evidence-based PD community focused on noncognitivie skills and people shared some resources that I collected and added several that I already had and I put the list in the Assessment Section of the Adult Literacy Education (ALE) Wiki.

Here's the link to the ALE wiki homepage:  http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Main_Page

Noncognitive skills resources on the ALE Wiki

Hi everyone,

In light of the discussion that we had on this topic last month, I collected the resources that people listed and added several that I already had and I put the list in the Assessment Section of the Adult Literacy Education (ALE) Wiki.

Here's the link to the ALE wiki homepage:  http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Main_Page

And here's the link to the Assessment section homepage:  (although you can just click on Assessment Information on the Main Page and go there too)

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