Adult Education

2014 GED Assessment Targets for Math

With the addition of a new year, we continue to inch closer to the implementation of the 2014 GED® Test. As an educator, being prepared for the new test is extremely important if you want your students to be successful. Read more about 2014 GED Assessment Targets for Math

What is Student Engagement and Why Does it Matter?

“Student engagement” is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days. Let’s take a look at what it means for you.

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How to Prep Students for the 2014 GED

The new 2014 GED will have many differences from the test we have seen in previous years, which means preparation activities will need to be revamped. Bill Walker discusses the changes you can expect to see and how you can ensure your students are prepared. 

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Non-Proctored vs. Proctored Assessments

Now more than ever, efficiency is at a premium for employers and educational institutions, as both are trying to find ways to do more with less time and fewer resources. To meet this demand, institutions might consider using a non-proctored assessment (vs. a proctored one), meaning they can be taken from any location with a high-speed Internet connection, and at any time convenient to the test taker. 

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What is the Difference Between the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test and GAIN?

Given my occupation, I spend a great deal of time meeting with people and discussing our products. One question I am often asked is what is the difference between the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test and the Wonderlic General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN)®. While they both assess basic math and verbal skills, their purposes are very different.

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The Value of Certificates

Though the traditional path to a rewarding career and higher income has typically been associated with a four-year college degree, recent trends show the value of becoming certified is rising.

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Proctored vs. Non-Proctored Testing: What to Consider

If you are familiar with assessments, you have probably heard the terms proctored and non-proctored. While it seems like the meaning of these terms should be fairly self-explanatory, there are several factors that go into a proctored or non-proctored test that you should consider when deciding on what is best for you.

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4 Reasons to Use Social Media in Your Adult Ed Program

Social media is here to stay. Learn how you can implement it in your adult education program to help improve student engagement. 

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The Biggest Challenges in ABE Revealed

(The following is an excerpt from the October Issue of the ABE Advisor).

Challenges of Adult Education

Thousands of your colleagues—and perhaps even you—have participated in the Wonderlic professional development webinars. Our polling of attendees reveals the challenges adult educators and workforce development practitioners face in service delivery. 

I’d like to share the results with you from one of the questions from the post-webinar survey:

Wonderlic: Making History

Hear from the CEO and President of Wonderlic, Charlie Wonderlic, on risk taking, the advantages of a family-owned business, and what sets Wonderlic apart from other test publishers.

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