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  • Educator Spotlight for Teacher Appreciation Week: Jill Ashley-Grochowski and Steve Hunt’s Experiences Piloting the CILIA-T Curriculum (Blog posted: )
    CILIA-T, or “Content-Integrated Language Instruction for Adults with Technology Support”, is a full intermediate/advanced adult ELL curriculum that integrates U.S. history, civics and government content as well as digital skill-building. The curriculum, which is part of the CREATE Network, is completing its third year of development under a team including adult ELL and technology educators, literacy experts and content scholars. A draft of the CILIA-T curriculum is currently being piloted in…
  • Adult Learning and Education in Digital Environments: Learning From Global Efforts to Promote Digital Literacy and Basic Skills of Vulnerable Populations (Blog posted: )
    Adult Learning and Education in Digital Environments: Learning From Global Efforts to Promote Digital Literacy and Basic Skills of Vulnerable PopulationsAuthor: Judy A. Alamprese, MAJournal: Adult Learning, Volume 35, Issue 2AbstractThe pervasive role of digital technologies in adult learning and education (ALE) was a prominent theme throughout the deliberations of the Seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII) held June 15-17, 2022 in Morocco. CONFINTEA VII embodied…
  • Digital Equity for Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Preparing for the Digital Equity Competitive Grant (Event posted: )
    The Digital Equity Act of 2021 provides an unprecedented opportunity to close the digital divide for all, including immigrants and refugees. With the Digital Equity Competitive Grant expected out in August/September 2024, immigrant and refugee serving organizations and State offices can tap into federal funding to support both new and existing digital equity and inclusion efforts. We invite you to join the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), World Education, and World Education…
  • Developing digital proficiencies of English learners in adult education (Resource posted: )
    All around the globe, the development of digital skills is considered a priority because individuals are increasingly asked to interact with digital information. Digital literacy is required to communicate effectively and accomplish social and work-related tasks. Although there is a significant body of literature on the development of digital proficiencies in educational settings from elementary school to university, there is limited research with adults who are continuing their education later…
  • Current Assessment Needs in Adult Education and Workforce Development (Resource posted: )
    The present report summarizes the research conducted through focus groups, literature reviews, and listening sessions to understand and document the specific assessment needs in adult education and workforce development. (November 2023)