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  1. Nov 2018
    1. 9Annotated List of Current Technology ToolsThese technology tools have been used or reviewed by thepresenters. This is not a comprehensive list, but is a good start when choosing tools to engage the adult learner. Note that some of the tools must be purchased or subscribed to; when possible,the presenters have listed a free alternative.

      This provides a list of tools that may be available to use for adult training's, or within a classroom setting. Many of these fall into the self-directed learning category, as they provide more free reign for the students in an online environment. Also included on this page is a list of various "best practices" and focuses on androgogy. The tools provided are also great for proffessional development sessions or for working with adult students.

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    1. 17OFFICE OFEducational Technology2. Transforming Our EcosystemLearning, Teaching, and AssessmentSection I.Engaging and Empowering Learning Through Technology

      This article by the Department of Education is particularly focused on Adult Education and the role of technology in it. Of note is the sections dealing with best practices; these recommendations are given not only to instructors, but educational institutions, educational technology developers as well as policy makers.

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    1. The Role of Ed Tech and Professional Development in Driving Personalized Learning

      This site provides a selection of webinars on a variety of topics, ranging from Educational Technology to Assessment and Testing. These webinars, most free, also include a corresponding powerpoint. This may be great for professional development on campus.

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    1. Arizona Adult EducationCollege & Career Ready Standards Technology

      Educational Standards to be used for Adult Learners. This gives a great run down of the standards adopted in 2011 by the Arizona Department of Education for Adult Education. They include indicators that would be vital for anyone working in this field, and would require constant professional development to stay on top of.

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    1. The LINCS Community is a professional learning space that brings together adult education teachers, program managers, and professional developers worldwide who are working toward one common goal - to provide high-quality, evidence-based learning opportunities to adult students

      This is a group dedicated to best practices for Adult Learners. Of note are the discussion groups, which require a login, that hit on a myriad of topics that are vital for the growth of adult learners. One of the best professional development pieces included with registration is a series of self-paced online courses for adult education instructors; along with a lot of other resources for these teachers.

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    1. Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

      This includes research on adult education, and which programs help target low-skilled adult learners to help them reach a higher potential. In particular, it was looking at programs that could be purchased or were provided for free, that allowed a variety of methods to access them. This would be useful information for educators who are teaching this population of students.

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    1. Technology Toolbox for the Adult Education Instructor

      Webinar that deals with professional development for the adult education instructor. In particular it is looking at online tools that provide assistance in an online environment for testing, quizzing, articles, and a plethora of other tools to assist the students in this class. It is provided by the Coalition on Adult Basic Education, and is around ninety minutes long, providing a slew of useful tools.

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    1. Definition of Flipped Learning

      This site provides a wealth of information on creating a "Flipped Classroom". This could be used in both a K-12 setting as well as an Adult Learning environment. The site itself is a wealth of knowledge on this particular topic, including podcasts, newsletters and articles on best practices on how to use a flipped classroom in today's technologically advanced classrooms. This would be great for professional development in both K-12 and Adult Learning environments.

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