Adult Education

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Numeracy Education for Adult Learners: A Scan of the Field

Description The brief provides a comprehensive picture of the adult numeracy education landscape and key factors impacting adult numeracy learning and technology use to inform further research and support the development of an ANDE course and related professional development.  
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Insights Into Adult Education: A Need for Flexibility and Innovation

Description In this blog post, Carnegie Math Pathways and their research partners share their interactions with adult learners and instructors, and their initial exploratory research into adult numeracy and digital literacy—providing critical insights into ways that the adult education field demands more flexible and creative research and development solutions that account for the realities of adult education.   
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2024 AEE International Conference

You’re invited to join the Association for Experiential Education at ‘ELEVATE’, the 52nd Annual International Experiential Education Conference taking place this November 14-16 in Estes Park, Colorado!
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NCWE 2024 National Conference

The National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) is holding their annual conference October 9-10 in Minneapolis, MN. Visit their website for updates and more information.
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AAACE 2024 Annual Conference

Creating New Trajectories for Adult Education - The word trajectory has several meanings. In general terms, a trajectory is the path of an object through space, or through the path of life a person chooses. In geometry a trajectory is a curve or surface that cuts through all other curves or surfaces of a given system at a constant angle.
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NAWDP 40th Annual Conference

Mark your calendars to attend the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) 40th Annual Conference on May 20-22, 2024 in San Antonio, TX. NAWDP's Annual Conference has become one of the largest annual gatherings of workforce development professionals, with more than 1,600 attendees from across the country. 
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COABE National Conference

Learn about the new best practices and receive targeted training from national level speakers. Over 30 strands-comprised of more than 400 break out sessions will be offered, providing valuable, state-of-the-art training that you will be able to take back to your adult education program!
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Promising Practices and Lessons Learned from Early Implementation of the TSTM Framework

Description This brief highlights key findings from the first component of The Teaching Skills That Matter (TSTM)-SkillBlox Instructional Support Pilot—an implementation study of the TSTM framework. Findings from this study—including promising practices and lessons learned in supporting TSTM-aligned instruction—are intended to shape TSTM-SkillBlox development but may also inform efforts in the field to support TSTM implementation. 
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Current Assessment Needs in Adult Education and Workforce Development

Description 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. From: The Adult Skills Assessment Program (ASAP) Research Team