asics of Adult Literacy Education is a self-paced online course that offers professional development materials for instructors and volunteers who work in adult literacy communities. This course is free and available to anyone wishing to improve their support of adult literacy learning.
The course is designed, however, to be a broad overview of issues in adult literacy for instructors with limited formal training or experience in teaching adult literacy learners. Some in-depth coverage of topics is also provided for more experienced instructors...
This Basics of Adult Literacy Education course was developed by staff at the Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Thanks to Duren Thompson and Donna Brian for the development of the content, to Angela Rivera for the web design and web work, to Robert Kulescz for the editing, and to Jean Stephens for managing the project.
Funding for this course came from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), United States Department of Education (ED).
Take the online course here