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QEd: scientific evidence for adult literacy educators, number 1 of 5

Corporate Name: National Institute for Literacy (U.S.)

Publisher: National Institute for Literacy, Partnership for Reading

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: July 2007

Distributor: The Partnership for Reading at the National Institute for Literacy

Source Address: 1775 I St, NW, Suite 730

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 2006

Phone: 202-233-2025

Material Type: Newsletter

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 8 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Literacy; Reading; Reading Research

Abstract:
This publication includes "ideas and information from...[a] scientific research base on how adults learn to read", describing strategies that have "used systematic, empirical methods drawn from observation or experiment, [and] involved rigorous...analyses" of hypotheses and conclusions. Issue Number 1 addresses researchers' use of high quality, scientific standards in examining adult literacy.

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