Contextualized college transition strategies for adult basic skills students: learning from Washington State’s I-BEST program model

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Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) integrates the teaching of basic skills and technical content in order to accelerate basic skills students’ transition into and through a college-level occupational field of study. The study reported on here represents the final phase of a multi-year evaluation of the I-BEST model that began in 2009, conducted by [the Community College Research Center] CCRC in collaboration with MPR Associates and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Based on fieldwork undertaken in spring 2011 on 16 I-BEST programs at...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Adult and community education; Teaching and learning; Pathways; Students; Evaluation

Keywords: Adult basic education; Training program; Program evaluation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: New York, New York: CCRC, 2012

Physical description: 27 p.

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Statement of responsibility: John Wachen, Davis Jenkins, Clive Belfield, and Michelle Van Noy with Amanda Richards and Kristen Kulongoski

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 110.897

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