Publications & Resources

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IDEAL Distance Education and Blended Learning Handbook (2016)
Chapters address methods for recruiting, orienting, assessing and teaching ABE and ESOL students learning online and reflect changes and innovations in the field, in particular, the emergence of blended learning. 

Handbook of Distance Education (2008)
The 2008 Handbook addresses methods for recruiting, orienting, assessing and teaching ABE and ESOL students at a distance. Comprised of lessons learned from member states, the Handbook also includes information on topics for administrative and support staff.

Working Papers

This series is comprised of research and policy papers on a variety of topics of interest to distance educators, administrators, and state and federal policy makers.

Research Reports

These reports reflect the results of research done with consortium members to address both state-specific and more global questions related to distance education.

Resources

Additional web and print-based resources for distance education.