Students are given formal (standardized), summative assessments such as Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Tests of Adult Basic Education – Complete Language Assessment System in English (TABE CLAS-E), BEST Literacy, and BEST Plus oral. Students are also given less formal formative assessments such as: Spelling, vocabulary tests. Syllabus (Fall, ) delineate the likely evolution of students' media-based learning styles and of information technology in education over the next decade; D. Aiding Adult ESL learners with Initiatives in Improving Education via Social Media and Mobile Learning.
This computer skills curriculum is designed for teaching computer skills, MS programs, and Social Media awareness to adult learners. The curriculum uses visual aids, practical application and performance based assessments making it appropriate for ESOL learners as well as native English speakers. Each module aligns with the corresponding Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment. The course is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills in adult education and individual learning. The course will expose the students to the history of adult education in the United States and development and learning theories from an adult education perspective.