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OER on Introduction to Adult Numeracy Training: List of Resources

25/11/2020
by EPALE Moderator
Language: EN

List of Resources

For a quick access to materials, find the list of key resources presented in the OER’s sections below! The sequence of the resource items follows the order in which they appear in the OER collections and it only contains the openly available resources.

European Commission on Upskilling Pathways recommendation (website)

The Capacity Building Series by EBSN on EPALE

OECD’s PIAAC initiative (website)

OECD. (2019). Skills Matter: Additional Results from the Survey of Adult Skills. OECD Skills Studies. Paris: OECD Publishing. (electronic copy).

ZDM Mathematics Education online journal

ZDM Mathematics Education online journal Volume 52, issue 3, June 2020: Numeracy and vulnerability in adult life

Gal, I., Grotlüschen, A., Tout, D. et al. Numeracy, adult education, and vulnerable adults: a critical view of a neglected field. ZDM Mathematics Education 52, 377–394 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11858-020-01155-9

Zeuner, C., Pabst, A. & Benz-Gydat, M. Numeracy practices and vulnerability in old age: interdependencies and reciprocal effects. ZDM Mathematics Education 52, 501–513 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11858-019-01121-0

Litster, J. (2013 June). The impact of poor numeracy skills on adults. Research review. London: NRDC.

Condelli, J. (2006). A Review of the Literature in Adult Numeracy: Research and Conceptual Issues. Washington, D.C.: American Institutes for Research.

UU Summerschool Math edu: Kees Hoogland – Numeracy. (video presentation) hosted by Freudenthal Instituut

The Common European Numeracy Framework

EBSN podcast series on EPALE: Building resilience through basic skills programs 

NALA article (May 29, 2018). Numeracy is about much more than numbers. (online)

NALA video summary (11 June, 2018). Numeracy for the 21st Century. (from the Numeracy Conference 2018).

Partnership for 21st Century Learning. Framework for 21st Century Learning. (pdf).

LLN and VET Meeting Place (website). Resources.

LLN and VET Meeting Place article (July 19, 2017). Prepare graduates with numeracy skills for 21st century workplaces. (online).

OECD. (2016). How skills are used in the workplace, in Skills Matter: Further Results from the Survey of Adult Skills. Paris: OECD Publishing https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264258051-7-en.

Evans, J., Yasukawa, K., Mallows, D., & Creese, B. (2017) Numeracy skills and the numerate environment: Affordances and demands. Adults Learning Mathematics: An International Journal, 12(1), 17-26. (Open Access)

Katherine Safford-Ramus · Pradeep Kumar Misra, Terry Maguire (2016). Establishing Lifelong Mathematics Learning Communities for Adult Learners In: The Troika of Adult, Learners, Lifelong Learning, and Mathematics Learning from Research, Current Paradoxes, Tensions and Promotional Strategies. Springer. (Open Access)

Díez-Palomar, J., & Anagnostopoulou, E. (2017). Mathematics and Physics Dialogic Gatherings: Fostering Critical Thinking Among Adult Learners. 1–8. (Open Access)

CREME 11 Proceedings of the Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (online).

Griffiths, G. (February 2019). Using dialogue scenes with adult mathematics learners: Research questions and methods. Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, Utrecht, Netherlands: Utrecht University. (Open Access).

Björklund Boistrup, L., & Gustafsson, L. (2014). Construing mathematics-containing activities in adults’ workplace competences: Analysis of institutional and multimodal aspects. Adults Learning Mathematics: An International Journal, 9(1), 7-23. (Open Access).

Keogh, J.J., Maguire, T., & O’Donoghue, J. (2014). A workplace contextualisation of mathematics: measuring workplace context complexity. Adults Learning Mathematics: An International Journal, 9(1), 85-99. (Open Access).

Better Basic Skills: Better Business (website). Learning and Work Institute, UK.

Mathy4Prisons (website). Learning and Work Institute, UK.

Hoogland et al.,. (February 2019). Initiating a Common European Numeracy Framework. Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Sundström & Jarlskog. (2019). Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of Adults Learning Maths – A Research Forum (ALM) Hosted by Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Center for Mathematical Sciences.

ALM 2020 Virtual Seminar Series

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