|Name||Evidence-Based Writing Instruction in the ABE Classroom (Online)|
|Description||This course helps participants improve their writing instruction for ABE students by applying 1) research-based instructional techniques, 2) protocols for analyzing students’ work, and 3) guided instructional plans.
This course takes place entirely online and runs for four consecutive weeks, from 3/15/2021 to 4/11/2021. Weekly participation is required, though participants may, during a given week, log in whenever they wish. A kick-off Webinar will take place in the first week and the date and time will be announced and posted.
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of participation (14 hours); they are also eligible to apply to CSUS for 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), if they wish.
|Goals||There is no registration fee to participate; CALPRO professional development opportunities are available to all California Adult Education Program (CAEP) agencies and employees.|
|Facilitator||Each participant will develop an instructional plan to use in his or her classroom to teach writing effectively to ABE students. Objectives are: • Understand the research on teaching writing to adult ABE students; • Analyze student work using an evidence-based method to identify specific skills requiring additional instructional attention; • Implement evidence-based instructional techniques to improve writing instruction.|
|Contact||Please contact Anna Schiff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-376-6321 for more information.|