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Investigating the language and literacy skills required for independent online learning

Heidi Silver-Pacuilla

Investigating the language and literacy skills required for independent online learning

by Heidi Silver-Pacuilla

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Published by National Insititute for Literacy in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult learning -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Distance education -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Functional literacy -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Open learning -- United States,
  • Independent study -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Web-based instruction -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementauthor, Heidi Silver-Pacuilla ; original analysis, Stephen Reder.
    ContributionsReder, Stephen M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC5225.L42 S55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24021771M
    LC Control Number2008397714

    discovery learning (meaningful, cognitively complex, interdisciplinary content) has found that active learning accelerates language-minority students’ academic growth (Ovando & Collier, ). These second-language learners may be in a variety of instructional settings including both bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms. Self-paced software for those with APD, Dyslexia and ADD that builds lasting cognitive and learning skills required for reading, in just a few months.

    Preschool language literacy activities are implemented in four general forms: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Activities may incorporate all or some of these categories. Preschool students should have exposure and opportunity to share with peers, listen to the ideas of others, and practice basic reading and writing skills.   2. Create Literacy-Rich Environments in every K Classroom. A literacy-rich environment – full of print, word walls, books, and reading materials – not only supports the Common Core standards, but also provides a setting that encourages and supports speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of authentic ways – through print & digital media.

    This book reviews the role of information literacy (IL) in developing employability skills, personal health management and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information policy issues, information usage and training needs and skills development. Language skills found in the edition book are speaking, reading, writing, speaking-listening, reading-speakinglistening, reading-listening, and reading-writing.


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Investigating the language and literacy skills required for independent online learning by Heidi Silver-Pacuilla Download PDF EPUB FB2

This resource reports on a study undertaken to investigate the levels of literacy and language proficiency needed for adult learners to undertake independent online learning.

Researchers identified that no concrete threshold exists; rather, the relationship among the learner’s skills, the opportunities afforded to the learner, and available supports determines what is needed for the learner.

The citation for this report should be: National Institute for Literacy, Investigating the Language and Literacy Skills Required for Independent Online Learning, Washington, DC To order additional copies of this report, contact the National Institute for Literacy at EDPubs, PO BoxJessup.

This investigation was undertaken to investigate the threshold levels of literacy and language proficiency necessary for adult learners to use the Internet for independent learning. The report is triangulated around learning from large-scale surveys, learning from the literature, and learning from the field.

Reported findings include: (1) Understanding the interrelatedness of the task, skill Cited by: 6. Get this from a library. Investigating the language and literacy skills required for independent online learning.

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