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Adult Education Dictionary: Courses/Curriculum

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21st Century Skills   The cross-disciplinary skills necessary for success in the 21st century, such as critical-thinking, problem-solving, communication, creativity, and teamwork...  
A Nation at Risk   A Nation at Risk is a report published by the U.S. Department of Education in 1983 highlighting deficiencies in knowledge of the Nation’s students and...  
Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE)  Classes below the high school level which have as their native objective the teaching of basic literacy skills. For purposes of supplemental grants under...  
Adult Education (AE)  Adult education means services or instruction below postsecondary level for students who (A) have attained 16 years of age; (B) are not enrolled or required...  
Adult Education and Literacy System (AELS)  AELS is a term for the U.S. system for educating adults coined by Thomas Sticht in 1998 and used by Sticht and others unofficially afterwards. "I started...  
Adult Secondary Education (ASE)  The primary goal of adult secondary education in California is to provide a curriculum that enables adults to attain a high school equivalency or a high...  
Articulation   The practice of aligning curriculum from one educational segment to another to encourage a seamless transition between courses, grades, and/or education...  
Carnegie Unit   A Carnegie unit is standard of measurement used for secondary education that represents the completion of a course that meets 1 period per day for 1 y...  
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)  Common Core State Standards is a nationwide initiative that is intended to bring diverse state curriculum requirements into alignment with each other...  
EFF Content Standards   EFF content standards specify what adults need to know and be able to do as a result of their participation in adult literacy and lifelong learning pr...  
Equipped for the Future (EFF)  Equipped for the Future (EFF) began as the National Institute for Literacy's standards based system reform initiative aimed at improving the quality and...  
Integrated Learning System (ILS)  Integrated Learning Systems (ILSs) are comprehensive, networked software packages used for education. These systems provide instructional content as well...  
Life Skills   Those skills which are considered the content of adult literacy dealing with such classifications as consumer economics, government and law, occupational...  
Moodle   "Moodle is a free software e-learning platform (also known as a Course Management System (CMS), or Learning Management Systems (LMS), or Virtual Learning...  
NorthStar   NorthStar is a free national adult learner digital literacy assessment tool. The Northstar Digital Literacy Project defines basic skills needed to perform...  
Workplace Skills   The combination of basic skills, critical thinking skills, and life and self-management skills and competencies necessary for success in the workplace...  
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