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This self-paced professional development module addresses the increasingly complex language and critical thinking skills adult English language learners (ELLs) need to succeed in today's world. The overarching goal of this module is to give professionals who work with adult ELLs the tools to provide rigorous instruction that will help all learners transition to new opportunities. This module contains four units. Estimated completion time for each unit is 2-3 hours. A certificate can be earned for each unit upon completion of the unit activities.

The Units are:

  1. Increasing Rigor of Adult English Language Instruction
  2. Incorporating Language for Success at All Levels
  3. Language Strategies for Success at All Levels
  4. Critical Thinking at all Levels of English Language Acquisition

The self-paced professional development module is designed for teachers and administrators interested in integrating digital literacy in their classes and programs for adult English Language Learners. This module contains 4 units. Estimated completion time for each unit is 2-3 hours. A certificate can be earned for each unit upon completion of the unit activities.

The Units are:

  1. Digital Literacy in our Lives
  2. Information and Communication Technologies for Language Learning
  3. Digital Information Literacy
  4. Problem Solving in Technology Rich Environments

This self-paced professional development module provides the foundational concepts related to designing and implementing an adult ELA program contextualized for career pathways. This module contains four units which provide more detail on implementing various aspects of an effective contextualized program. Estimated completion time for each unit is 2-3 hours.

The Units are:

  1. Key Concepts
  2. Program Design: Issues and Options
  3. Curriculum and Instruction
  4. Evaluation and Assessment