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English Language Proficiency Standards that Support Adult Literacy and College/Career Readiness

Course #: 02-753

Price: $36.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • IACET: 0.3 CEUs
  • All Other Organizations: 4.00 Hours

This course will be expiring on 02/28/2024. After this date, you will be unable to take this course for renewal credit.

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Course Description

Challenging academic content standards are currently being adopted with the goal of ensuring that adult English language learners (ELLs) are adequately prepared for careers and postsecondary education.  Developed using information from U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, this continuing education course explains the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards for Adult Education (AE) and how to support their use and implementation at the classroom level. It provides information about the process to select the Standards and their structure, includes details about the methods used to select the standards, and summarizes the guiding principles that articulate the understanding of adult language acquisition and adult learning theory.

Course Objectives

1. Provide an overview of the goals and purposes for developing the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards for Adult Education (AE).

2. Highlight the importance of creating standards that are specifically designed for adult ELLs.

3. Identify the guiding principles and design parameters for selecting ELP standards for adult education.

4. Consider the characteristics and strengths of English language learners that will assist them in meeting challenging academic standards.

5. Describe the organization and key features of the Standards from two views, which may be used for different purposes depending on the instructional context.

6. Summarize correspondences between college and career readiness (CCR) content standards and the ELP Standards for AE. 

This course expires on 02/29/2024

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Course Date: 2018-02-01

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