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Adult education literacy instruction: a review of the research

Publisher: National Institute for Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: October 2010

Distributor: National Institute for Literacy

Source Address: 1775 I Street, NW, Suite 730

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20006

Phone: (202) 233-2025

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 136 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Literacy; Educational Research

Abstract:
This report is the product of the NIFL/NCSALL Adult Literacy Research Working Group (ALRWG), a panel of experts on reading research and practice convened by the Institute and the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy to identify and evaluate existing research in adult reading instruction and to provide a summary of scientifically based findings. This report is a follow-up to the Group’s initial effort, Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction, published in 2002. This new report presents findings from an analysis of the adult education reading instruction research base and is designed as a resource for practitioners and reading researchers. It includes findings on adults with learning disabilities/difficulties. Extensive references.

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