Lessons from Exemplary Institutions on creating a culture of evidence. Jobs for the Future.
Review of a sample of recent case studies on the use of asynchronous online discussion in higher education
Initial comments from the Australian Council of Adult Literacy (ACAL)
GAO 2005 report on performance measurement and evaluation definitions and relationships.
Blog post on Adult Learning via Technology at http://www.perfassocinc.com
Outputs from CIPFA FAN and PIN workshops on Examining the Changing Efficiency Agenda. Fifty different efficiency initiatives undertaken by delegates at the workshops.
Report by the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research on Performance Management of U.S. Job Training Programs.
Report by the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research on Methodology for Adjusting GPRA Workforce Development Program Performance Targets for the Effects of Business Cycles.
Report by the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research on Estimating a Performance Standards Adjustment Model for Workforce Programs that Provides Timely Feedback and Uses Data from Only One State.
Recommendations for the development of statewide longitudinal data systems that measure the educational transitions, completions, and labor market outcomes of adult students and workers to inform educational and skills development practices.
This guide is directed to bridge program developers, managers, and coordinators and contains information useful to all bridge program partners, including employers, unions, four-year colleges, and others.
This article provides an overview of Washington State's I-BEST model for implementing career pathways.
This report examines the strategies employed by the three organizations that took part in the Sectoral Employment Impact Study, as well as the common elements that likely contributed to their success.
This report consists of case studies of community colleges implementing the Shifting Gears model.
Summary of evaluation of the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative.
The goal of this report is to provide new insights into career pathway programs and consider their potential for community colleges, their multiple partners, state policies, and ultimately for the adult learners whose lives they seek to affect.
This paper summarizes evaluations outcomes about the effectiveness of education acquisition to advance the earnings and careers of low-wage workers. The paper then discusses two popular community college strategies intended to increase academic success among this population: enhanced student services and performance-based scholarships.
This brief provides an update on the Aching the Dream initiative outcomes.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides an in depth look at the performance of the Breaking Through initiative.
This report provides outcomes of the Breaking Through initiative.
This report includes case studies of Breaking Through's implementation in local community colleges.
This report discusses Washington's statewide approach to career pathways.
This power point gives an overview of Opening Doors demonstration project.
This report describes findings from a random assignment study of two versions of a program for students on probation at Chaffey College, a community college in Rancho Cucamonga, approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles. Both versions offered students a “College Success” course, taught by a college counselor, that helped probationary students understand college rules and regulations and develop better study skills.
This impact evaluation of the New Visions program outlines the implementation of New Vision as well as its impacts on educational and economic outcomes.
This case study provides an in-depth look at the sectoral employment development program, Project QUEST, and its interaction within economic and industry environments.
This report discusses the steps necessary to implement the Shifting Gears Program in Minnesota.
This brief summarizes the outcomes of the Illinois Shifting Gears Program.
The Promise of Career Pathways Systems Change and Inititatives, commissioned by ETA and released in April 2012, provides an overview of career pathways, the six key elements framework and examples of state and local workforce investment systems that are centrally involved in the development of career pathways.
This document was created by Region 6.