Learners' engagement in adult literacy education
Series or Serial: NCSALL Reports #28
Publisher: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Published At: Cambridge, MA
Date Published: March 2006
Distributor: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) / World Education
Source Address: 44 Farnsworth Street
Source City/State/Zip: Boston MA 02210-1211
Phone: 617-482-9485, ext. 535
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 143 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Educators; Adult Learning; Adult Students; Student Participation; Student Attitudes; Educational Environment; Program Evaluation
The study described in this report focused on how learning context shapes engagement by adult learners. Understanding how and why adult learners engage in literacy instruction, and how learning context shapes engagement helps adult educators positively influence learning progress made by their students, according to the authors. References and a data collection/analysis summary are included.