Online Learning

Online learning is fast becoming one of the primary ways adult education practitioners are accessing professional development (PD). In 2005 when World Education launched Adult Multiple Intelligences, its first, facilitated online PD course, many of us in the field were new to online learning. That has changed dramatically in the past seven years as we’ve … Continue reading Online Learning

Helping Healthcare Workers Persist in Online Learning: Lessons Learned

Many frontline healthcare workers, especially Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs), would like to advance in their careers and enter a nursing program at their local college. Admission to programs is very competitive, however, and applicants typically need to complete challenging pre-requisite courses in writing, math, and sciences before they can even apply to a nursing program. … Continue reading Helping Healthcare Workers Persist in Online Learning: Lessons Learned

Skeptical Practice: It Really Is Never Too Late to Learn

Our System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) office at World Education coordinates the development of a lot of Massachusetts state-wide trainings, including a new Foundations course for all new state-funded practitioners. One of the themes we hit again and again in this intensive training is a teacher’s need to continually reflect on her practice. … Continue reading Skeptical Practice: It Really Is Never Too Late to Learn