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Read or add to the following discussions which were originally held on the National Institute for Literacy/U.S. Department of Education LINCS Technology and Distance Learning discussion list ("listserv").
- Integrating Technology in the Classroom ClassroomPractices
- Distance Learning DistanceLearning
- Learning About and Keeping Up with Changes in Technology AleTechnologyKeepingUp
- Pure Distance Learning AleTechnologyPureDL
- Participants consider delivery of adult education through pure distance learning, for example in a scenario where, because of a widespread flu epidemic, all schools and education programs are closed. Many of the ideas presented are also useful for less dire circumstances.
- Assistive Technology AleAssistiveTechnology
- Participants discuss Universal Design and the possibilities that technology offers for assisting learners with various physical and learning challenges.
- Online Learning and the Adult User: New Findings and Applications OnlineLearningAdultUserNewFindingsApps NEW!!
- Growing Learners' Skills Through Virtual Literacy VirtualLiteracyDiscussion
- Technology and Distance Learning and WIA Reauthorization Technology_and_Distance_Learning_and_WIA_Reauthorization
- Assessing Adult Learners' Readiness for Online Learning '
- Using Social Media in Teaching and Professional Development
- Ideas for using iPads in the classroom
- Exploring Three Online Tool Resources for Adult Educators: OTAN, MARTI, and the LINCS Technology Resource Collection ExploringOnlineTools
- Using Video with Adult Learners Using_Video_with_Adult_Learners
Using Video with Adult Learners (links and resources)
Other Technology Topics
- E-assessment -- an article in the Journal of Information Technology Education that places electronic (digital, online, computer-based) assessment, including tests and project-based assessments, within a larger assessment context http://jite.org/documents/Vol5/v5p251-269Buzzetto152.pdf
- Designing Online Professional Development for Teachers who want to learn to teach online OPD_Design_Elements
- Using Computers in the ESOL/ESL Classroom Using Computers in the ESOL Classroom
- Online Professional Development Online_Professional_Development
- Handling Technology Glitches TechGlitches
- New Technologies: Podcasts, Wikis, Blogs and Internet Telephony newtechnologies
- Distance Education State Policies Working Paper No. 7, State Policy for Distance Education Programs for Adult Learners, Project IDEAL, Sept. 2005 http://www.projectideal.org/publications_resources/working_papers.html
- Distance Education Curricula for Adult Learners Working Paper No. 8, Exploring Distance Education Curricula for Adult Learners, http://www.projectideal.org/publications_resources/working_papers.html
- Using technology in Scotland with adult literacy and numeracy learners Adult Literacies Online - http://www.aloscotland.com - provides a site where tutors can access and share teaching and learning resources, training materials, and research results.
- The influence of the web on writing web & writing
- Digital Discoveries: Guide to Online Learning with Adult Literacy Learners available as ebook: http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Discoveries-Learning-Literacy-ebook/dp/B007F1BZ0Q
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