A special issue of the journal Adult Literacy Education features research on online learning, technology integration and digital literacy

ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education organization in the United States, announces the release of Volume 4, Number 1, of the online research journal Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language , and Numeracy.

SYRACUSE, NY, February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education organization in United Statesannounces the release of Volume 4, Number 1, of the online research journal Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy.

This special issue of the journal, “Online learning, technological integration and digital literacy in adult language and literacy teaching”, was edited by Jen Vanek of global education. When Vanek launched the call for papers in 2019, no one knew how relevant the topic of digital technologies in adult education would become with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The articles in this issue provide relevant information and advice for understanding how an adult learns online and how to teach effectively and efficiently in the digital space.

Adult Literacy Education is a free, peer-reviewed online research journal published twice a year. The purpose of the journal is to publish research on adult basic and secondary education and transitions to career and university. The research will reflect best practice in adult education to inform practitioners, researchers, policy makers and funders.

ProLiteracy produces this journal in partnership with Rutgers University. The journal editors—Alisa Belzer, Amy Rose, and Heather Brown—are seasoned researchers. “ProLiteracy is proud to partner with this outstanding editorial team to produce this special issue of Adult Literacy Education, a truly peer-reviewed research journal. The topic of digital technology is timely and provides an opportunity to generate more knowledge about best practices across the world in the field of adult literacy,” says the President and CEO of ProLiteracy Marc Vineis.

The Adult Literacy Education journal is available at https://www.proliteracy.org/ALE-Journal. Author guidelines and a submission form are available for authors to submit research manuscripts for review in future issues of the journal.

This review is part of ProLiteracy’s broader initiative to conduct and share primary and secondary research with a broad audience of adults in education United States and internationally.

About ProLiteracy
ProLiteracy is the nation’s largest nonprofit adult literacy and basic education organization. ProLiteracy has been the leader in adult literacy content development, programs and advocacy for over 60 years. ProLiteracy works with its member organizations to help adults learn the reading, writing, math, English, and digital skills they need to succeed. ProLiteracy advocates on behalf of adult learners and the programs that serve them, provides instructor training and professional development, and, through its publishing division, New Readers Press, creates and distributes materials used in classrooms. adult literacy and basic education. ProLiteracy has 1,000 member programs in all 50 states and works with 21 nongovernmental organizations in 35 developing countries. For more information, visit ProLiteracy.org. You can follow ProLiteracy on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn.

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