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Summer 2017  Volume 21, No. 2

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  Latest Issue

Spring 2017 | Volume 21, No. 1

Texas Adult Education & Literacy Quarterly Included in this volume:

• Make Your Own Mistakes by Zach Lindsey

• Professional Training for Volunteers Reaps Big Rewards by Martha Heimberg

• It's Never Too Late to Change Your Life by Nancy Crawford

...and more!

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Summer 2017 | Volume 21, No. 2

Texas Adult Education & Literacy Quarterly

Included in this volume:

• NSC's Congressional Briefing
Highlights Effective Adult
Education and Upskilling Policies by Amanda Bergson-Shilcock

• Badging in Action: Becoming a Tech Integration Coach in Texas by Leah Peterson

...and more!

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Fall 2017 | Volume 21, No. 3

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Winter 2017 | Volume 21, No. 4

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Archives of the Publication


   

2016

     

Spring 2016 | Volume 20, No. 1

Included in this volume:

  • Appreciative Inquiry by Douglas C. Franklin
  • TRAIN PD @TCALL: Pausing to Track our Successes
  • We Know about the PIACC Study. Now What? by Federico Salas-Isnardi

...and more!

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Summer 2016 | Volume 20, No. 2

Includes:

  • TWC Chairman Alcantar Speaks at SXSWedu
  • Collaborative Partnerships or Team Players?
  • Undocumented Students: A Polulation in Academic Limbo

And more!

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Fall 2016 | Volume 20, No. 3

Includes:

  • The New Professional Development Institutes
  • The TRAIN PD @ TCALL Team is Now Complete
  • Redesign of the TCALL Website

And more!

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2015

     

Volume 19, No. 1 | Winter 2015

Includes:

  • Christian Women's Job Corps Changing Lives One Class at a Time
  • Meet the TRAIN PD Specialists
  • Tarrant Literacy Coalition Grand Opening
  • Meaningful Work Supports Students to Achieve Their Goals

And more!

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Volume 19, No. 2 | Spring 2015

Includes:

  • Using Cell-Ed to Support English Language Learning
  • 2015 Regional Workforce and Adult Education Integration Events
  • The Two Most Valuable Skills You Could Learn or Teach
  • New Roots to Employment: A Hybrid Career Readiness Program for Advanced-Degree English Language Learners

And more!

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Volume 19, No. 3 | Summer 2015

Includes:

  • Literacy Texas Receives TWC Grant to Deliver Training with Focus on Volunteers
  • Riding the Next Wave: A Call to Action for AEL
  • Using College Tips and Data Tricks to Boost Program Success
  • Mentoring AEL Student in Transition

And more!

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Volume 19, No. 4 | Fall 2015

Includes:

  • Raising Adult Learners Using the Village Approach
  • 2015 TWC Adult Education and Literacy Incentive Award Winners
  • Houston Center for Literacy Wins National Two-Year Award
  • Doing It All! Successes and Challenges in Teaching Adult Education

And more!

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2014

     

Volume 18, No. 1 | Winter 2014

Includes:

  • Over 800 Adults Earn High School Equivalency in DFW Event Testing
  • The 2014 GED® Program is Here!
  • Taking Your Grant-Funded College Transition Project to Scale
  • Tarrant Literacy Coalition Develops Model for GED® Test Preparation Classes

And more!

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Volume 18, No. 2 | Spring 2014

Includes:

  • The PIACC Report: What' s the Impact on Adult Education and Literacy Programs?
  • TWC Adult Education and Literacy Texas Adult Completion & Skills Initiative
  • Building and Sustaining Ef fective Father Engagement Pathways
  • Three Research-based Strategies Empower Adults for Daily Literacy Tasks

And more!

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Volume 18, No. 3 | Summer 2014

Includes:

  • TCALL Welcomes Dr. Glenda L. Rose and Tracy Hendrix
  • Accommodating Adult ESL Learners in the Virtual Classrooom
  • Researchers Develop Free Library of Texts for Adult Literacy Learners to Read
  • Job-Training Programs Make Remediation Relevant

And more!

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Volume 18, No. 4 | Fall 2014

Includes:

  • TWC Awards More than $60 million for Adult Education and Literacy Programs
  • Two Key Roles in Texas' New Adult Education Literacy Professional Development Model
  • In Search of the Learning that Matters
  • Fostering an Emotional Literacy Environment That Impacts Your Staff and Adult Learners

And more!

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2013

     

Volume 17, No. 1 | Winter 2013

Includes:

  • Not Just a Pretty Picture; Adult Education & Family Literacy Work in Texas
  • Where Great Teaching Begins: Reflections on a Book Study
  • Improving Instruction in Volunteer Literacy Programs
  • C-4 Pilot Initiative Enhancing Employment Outcomes for Adult Learners

And more!

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Volume 17, No. 2 | Spring 2013

Includes:

  • What is TCALL?
  • Professional Learning Communities in Adult Education Programs
  • iPads® - Offering a New Realm of Learning
  • A New Way of Teaching: Flipping Your Classroom

And more!

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Volume 17, No. 3 | Summer 2013

Includes:

  • Adult Education and Literacy at TWC
  • Bridging the Digital Divide: Preparing for the GED® 2014
  • A Walk in the Clouds...A Movie in the ESL Classroom
  • Creating a Sense of Community for Distance Learners

And more!

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Volume 17, No. 4 | Fall 2013

Includes:

  • 36-year Journey Transforms High School Dropout to College Student
  • A Green Solution at the Adult Reading Center
  • Utilizing Community Resources to Give Hope to the ESL Population
  • Can You Start a Career with Your GED?

And more!

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2012

     

Volume 16, No. 1 | Winter 2012

Includes:

  • Making the Credential Work in the Far West GREAT Region
  • Overcoming the Techno-geebies
  • Making College Real for GED® Preparation Students
  • Reading Fluency: It's Not Just Kid Stuff

And more!

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Volume 16, No. 2 | Spring 2012

Includes:

  • GED® Testing Service Introduces Assessment Guide for Educators
  • Practical Classroom Applications for the Success of Adult Learners
  • Snapshot of TEAL: Strategy-Based Instruction
  • Successful College Transitions with the Alamo Colleges' Career EASE Program

And more!

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Volume 16, No. 3 | Summer 2012

Includes:

  • Helpful Strategies for a U.S. Citizenship Class
  • The Benefits of Program Improvement: Implementation Examples from Brownsville Adult Continuing Education
  • Crossing the Street: ABE Students Transformed
  • Supporting Professional Development through Research at TCALL

And more!

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Volume 16, No. 4 | Fall 2012

Includes:

  • Getting new and emerging literacy programs "in the loop"
  • Language, Local History and Culture Merge in Cemetery Project
  • Language Education vs Language Training
  • Improving Literacy Education

And more!

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2011

     

Volume 15, No. 1 | Winter 2011

Includes:

  • Health Literacy Partnerships: A Literacy Coalition's Story
  • Radio Program Improves Science and Health Literacy Among ESL Speakers
  • Bringing Health Literacy into the ESL Classroom
  • The National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

And more!

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Volume 15, No. 2 | Spring 2011

Includes:

  • Community Building for Persistence and Achievement in the First-Level ESL Classroom
  • Teaching Diverse First-Level Learners with Empathy
  • The Reading Challenge for Beginning-Level English Language Learners
  • Book Review: Understanding Adult Functional Literacy

And more!

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Volume 15, No. 3 | Summer 2011

Includes:

  • Even Start Makes its Mark in Texas
  • HCC's GED Transition to Training Initiative
  • Our Citizen of the Year
  • One Hard Decision for a Better Life

And more!

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Volume 15, No. 4 | Fall 2011

Includes:

  • IDEAS FOR TEACHERS OF ADULTS Pen-Pal Writing
  • Engaging Instructors in the Search for Formative Data
  • The Value of Postsecondary Certificates
  • Providing Incentives to Increase Student Participation

And more!

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2010

     

Volume 14, No. 1 | Winter 2010

Includes:

  • Creating a Culture of Accountability
  • Program Administrators: Are You Doing the Best You Can with the BEST Plus?
  • Assessment and Accountability: Q & A
  • Utilizing Assessment Results for Goal Setting

And more!

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Volume 14, No. 2 | Spring 2010

Includes:

  • Beyond the GED - Transitions to Postsecondary Education & Training
  • Teaching Math to Adults
  • Transitions to Postsecondary Education & Training
  • Journey to GED and Beyond

And more!

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Volume 14, No. 3 | Summer 2010

Includes:

  • Celebration of Reading
  • Getting My GED at Age 58
  • I Wrote in English Today
  • Creating a Storybook in an ESL Class for Parents

And more!

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Volume 14, No. 4 | Fall 2010

Includes:

  • The Distance Learning Initiative
  • Distance Learning Best Practices Initiative: A GREAT Collaboration
  • Adult Computer-Assisted Language Learning
  • Professional Development in the Integration of Technology

And more!

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2009

     

Volume 13, No. 1 | Winter 2009

Includes:

  • Refugees in Abilene: An ESL Challenge
  • Decreasing Enrollment Turbulence Helps Retain Teachers and Students
  • Moving on Up...To Their Strong Side
  • Getting There - Student Engagement and Chickering's Seven Principles for Good Practice

And more!

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Volume 13, No. 2 | Spring 2009

Includes:

  • Professional Wisdom as a Cornerstone of Program Management
  • Experiences of a Teacher-Researcher
  • Evidence-Based Practice: Empirical Evidence Guided by Professional Wisdom
  • The Texas Adult Education Credential

And more!

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Volume 13, No. 3 | Summer 2009

Includes:

  • We Need to Learn English
  • Learning English in Many Ways Leads to Success
  • Building Bookcases and Community Literacy Coalitions
  • The Power of a "Brief Interview"

And more!

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Volume 13, No. 4 | Fall 2009

Includes:

  • TCALL Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • New Initiatives in Transitioning Adult Learners
  • The First Lady's Family Literacy Initiative for Texas
  • Statewide Math Initiative

And more!

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2008

     

Volume 12, No. 1 | Winter 2008

Includes:

  • To Credential or Not to Credential?
  • Mozart and ESL or One Principle of the Suzuki Music Method Applied to Language Teaching
  • Why I Work With Adults
  • GED Students Need Hope and Confidence, Not Just Skills

And more!

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Volume 12, No. 2 | Spring 2008

Includes:

  • Overcoming Fear of Teaching Industry-Based ESL
  • Adult Technology Training for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency
  • Training Readiness: A Pathway to Sustainable Alignment of Adult Education and Higher Education
  • Lesson Plan: Speak Up and Get That Job!

And more!

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Volume 12, No. 3 | Summer 2008

Includes:

  • From Home School to College with a GED in Three Months
  • English...Why?
  • From Carpenter's Helper to Business Success
  • Three Concepts for My Success Teaching ESL

And more!

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Volume 12, No. 4 | Fall 2008

Includes:

  • Texas Adult Education Credential Project
  • Effective Instruction for All Adults, Including Those with Special Learning Needs
  • Parents Make the Difference: An Update from the Texas Family Literacy Resource Center
  • One Size Does Not Fit All: Choosing the Right PACT Curricula

And more!

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