Access to Technology: Questions and Challenges
The latest version of a work-in-progress PowerPoint overview on the use of technology with adult learners with special needs can be downloaded here. In addition, there are some notes associated with a recent presentation on this topic in Maryland that can also be downloaded.
Book for Teachers on Web Publishing
World Education has published a short guidebook, Under Construction: Building Web Sites as a Project-based Learning Activity for ABE/ESOL Classes, written by Jeff Carter, the manager of this site, along with Steve Quann of World Ed. The book is designed to provide adult literacy and ESOL staff developers and teachers with some simple, user-friendly advice on building Web sites as a classroom activity. Contact Jeff for information about ordering copies.
The Web Projects section of this site is an enhanced, Web-based companion to the print version of the book, maintained by Jeff Carter.
Report on Technology and Adult Basic Education
This report, Technology in Today's ABE Classroom: A Look at the Technology Practices and Preferences of Adult Basic Education Teachers, presents highlights from a technology survey of the Northeastern U.S. conducted in 2003 by Jeff Carter and World Education staff. You can download a PDF copy of the report from the World Education Web site.