Basic Skills Initiative
Carnegie’s undergraduate education programs investigated the conditions under which teaching occurred and what it looked like. Central was the design of ways to expand upon it in order to improve and advance classroom teaching and student learning at colleges and universities.
Getting Results: A Professional Development Course for Community College Educators
The WGBH Educational Foundation and the League for Innovation in the Community College partnered to develop, field test, and disseminate multimedia resources to foster the use of effective teaching and learning practices among adjunct faculty in Advanced Technology Education programs nationwide.
On Course Workshops model current understandings of how meaningful learning occurs. As such, they are designed to engage learners in the active construction of knowledge. Instructional methods in the workshop demonstrate how educators can address the varied learning preferences of today’s students.
The Strategic Literacy Initiative (SLI) at WestEd is a nationally recognized leader in literacy professional development and research. SLI is best known for developing the Reading Apprenticeship® instructional framework, which is the theoretical foundation for all work conducted by SLI.