Myth Busters

Myth Busters: The Truth About Adult Education

NRS Training: 

This workshop provided states with training on how to use NRS data to address an evaluation or research topic to inform practice and improve programs.

Training Guide

NRS Myth Busters Evaluation Research Guide

The myth Busters' Evaluation Research Guide provides a detailed model and approach to assist state and local adult education programs to use their NRS data to "bust" common myths and to conduct research related to adult education students, teachers, or programs.  The guide presents basic concepts of evaluation research, including developing research questions, research design, data analysis and reporting.  This guide is the twelfth in a series of guides designed to assist states with implementing National Reporting System (NRS) requirements, improve data quality and use NRS data to promote program improvement and supports national training conducted in June and July 2013. 

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Pre-Training Webinar

Pre-Training Webinar: Developing Research Questions for Myth Busting in Adult Education, (recorded on May 14, 2013)

This introductory webinar provides an overview of the NRS research and evaluation planning model and helps states identify their research topics and develop initial research questions before the regional workshop.  State staff who are attending the 2013 Regional Training are required to view the webinar and complete the following materials for the training.

Facilitation and Professional Development Materials

Presentations from the 2013 Summer Training

Additional Materials

Group Pictures from Trainings

Photo of Portland training participants
Portland training participants
Photo of Chicago training participants
Chicago training participants
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DC training participants