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Focus On Basics

Volume 6, Issue B ::: February 2003

New from NCSALL

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Our new Subject Index allows you to easily access all NCSALL publications by key subjects such as Accountability, GED, Learner Motivation, Curriculum Development, Assessment, Technology, Family Literacy, Math, Program Design, Practitioner Research, Writing, and more - the Subject Index includes more than 50 topics.

The Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volumes 1 and 2
Now access articles from the first two volumes on-line. Send articles (or the web link) to colleagues, or download multiple copies for meetings or other professional development activities in your program.

NCSALL Publications
New - published Fall 2002

NCSALL Reports

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, 1996-2001
Summarizes NCSALL's first five years of work in leadership, research, and dissemination. The Lessons from Research section communicates what our research says about the goals of the adult learning and literacy system, the people we serve, ways to improve practice, and ways to improve the system. Available on the NCSALL home page. (Hard copies also available for a small fee.)

Upcoming Publications: Spring 2003

Focus on Policy
NCSALL's new bi-annual publication that synthesizes and translates research findings related to adult education and literacy, and explores their implications for policy. The first issue will focus on research on the General Educational Development (GED) credential.

Creating Authentic Materials for the Adult Literacy Classroom: A Handbook for Practitioners
By Erik Jacboson, Sophie Degener, & 
Victoria Purcell-Gates
Based on the findings of NCSALL's Literacy Practices of Adult Learners study, this book is an introduction to providing literacy instruction based upon the literacy needs and interests learners have outside of the classroom.

Expanding Access to Adult Literacy With Online Distance Education
By Eunice Askov, Jerome Johnston, 
Leslie Petty, Shannon J. Young
This monograph, funded by the US Department of Education's Office of Vocational and Adult Education, examines the potential of online learning to meet the educational needs of adult learners. It identifies a number of issues central to making distance education succeed in adult education.
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