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Writing for Adults with Limited Reading Skills

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1992

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Teaching Guide

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 23 p.

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Basic Writing

Abstract:
These are guidelines to assist writers and editors in preparing written materials for adults with limited reading skills. The goal is to prepare messages from which readers can gain knowledge. Topics include writing, illustrations, formatting, a word list, and readability formulas.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.