Program Development

Decorative image for Resource Profile Simulated Work-Based Learning Instructional Approaches and Noteworthy Practices

Simulated Work-Based Learning Instructional Approaches and Noteworthy Practices

2017

This paper explores the potential benefits that simulated Work-Based Learning (WBL) may offer career and technical education (CTE) students. 

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How Poverty and Cognitive Biases Can Impact Decisions and Action: Using Research from Behavioral Economics and Psychology to Improve Workforce Development Services

2015

This report explores the latest research around how decision-making and actions are influenced by poverty and outlines research-driven strategies that workforce providers can use to help workers become more self-sufficient.

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Adult Educators and Local WIOA Planning

2016

This fact sheet highlights opportunities for adult educators to engage with partners across the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) system to ensure that planning and implementation under the new law is responsive to the needs of adult learners, and makes effective use of adult education partners’ expertise.

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Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Handbook

2009

Designed for instructors, program coordinators, and other stakeholders in ESL literacy, this handbook from Alberta, Canada, primarily intends to be a practical handbook, outlining promising practices in program considerations, strategies for the classroom, and four different levels of ESL literacy.

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Better Together: Realigning Pre-College Skills Development Programs to Achieve Greater Academic Success for Adult Learners

2008

This report examines three partnerships between adult education programs and developmental education in community colleges and provides recommendations to help adult learners develop skills to be successful in postsecondary education. 

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How to Build Bridge Programs that Fit into a Career Pathway: A Step-by-Step Guide Based on the Carreras en Salud Program in Chicago

2010

This manual is useful to anyone interested in the challenge of tapping into the reservoir of talent represented by low-skill adults.

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Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work

2008

This book is an accessible and comprehensive resource that offers theoretical background, rationale, insight into, and considerations for developing an educational program that links literacy and work in a meaningful way for students.

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