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Winter/Spring PD Schedule Available

The winter/spring schedule for World Education's E-Learning courses is now available. What are your plans for professional development this semester? Try one of our online facilitated courses to gain new ideas and inspiration.

Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

Colleagues,

I want to call your attention a quasi-experimental design research report released today by SRI Education/SRI Internatiional that was based on a multi year study of five adult basic skills education online or blended learning products for reading or math, and was funded by the Joyce Foundation. Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

Online Courses: Contextualized Instruction, College Readiness, and Navigating Pathways

World Education’s E-Learning PD is currently enrolling for upcoming courses. The following courses are all led by facilitators who are experts in their topics. Courses take approximately three hours per week to complete and successfully making your way through the requirements will result in a Certificate of Completion. Participants do not have to be online at specific times but post to discussions and complete readings and assignments according to a fixed schedule.

Assessment for AE Online Course Plans for VT, February 2016

Greetings!

Practitioners in Vermont are presently engaged in a facilitated LINCS online course that explores fundamental ideas of assessment for adult literacy learners. Here course participants will share their plans for applying what they have learned in the course with their learners.

We encourage you to explore the ideas and plans posted here and reply with comments, questions, experiences and ideas for supporting effective assessment in adult education.

The New USA Learns

As many of you know, USA Learns is one of the prominent sites on Learn English section of LINCS Adult Learner Center.  USA Learns will be updated very soon.  Attend a webinar to find out about the new features so you can help your students get the most out of the courses.

Assessment for AE Online Course Plans for VT, Aug 2015

Greetings!

Practitioners in Vermont are piloting a facilitated LINCS online course that explores fundamental ideas of assessment for adult literacy learners. Here course participants will share their plans for applying what they have learned in the course with their learners.

We encourage you to explore the ideas and plans posted here and reply with comments, questions, experiences and ideas for supporting effective assessment in adult education.

Thank you!

The Flipped Learning Approach: How can it meet adult learners’ needs?

About 30 folks in Region II have been investigating the Flipped Learning Approach  (also called the Flipped Classroom Approach) as a tool to support high quality adult education instruction.  (Click here for a quick  overview of the flipped approach.) Through a professional development event modeled on the flipped approach, participants have completed pre-webinar activities  (four 2-page readings, watched 2 short videos, & completed a pre-survey), participated in a discussion-based webinar customized to thei

Connected Educator Month - October 2013

Connected Educator Month begins today!  See the announcement below for more information on innovative professional development and networking opportunities that take place throughout October.

 

2013: Expanding the Circle, Closing the Loop

Pew: "Who's Not Online and Why" Report just released

Hi all,

Pew Internet and Family Life has just released a report called "Who's Not Online and Why."   Below is an overview and link to the entire article.  

Maximize Your Summer Break: Learn with LINCS!

As part of our ongoing efforts to connect adult education practitioners to free, high-quality professional development opportunities, LINCS has launched the LINCS Learning Portal: https://courses.lincs.ed.gov/. The LINCS Learning Portal is a web-based platform that connects adult educators to self-paced online courses from OVAE initiatives, including LINCS, TEAL, and more. As members of the LINCS Community, you all are the first to hear about the Learning Portal!

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