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Reading for working, a functional literacy anthology

Publisher: Human Resources Research Organization

Published At: Alexandria, VA

Date Published: 1975

Distributor: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.

Source Address: Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street

Source City/State/Zip: Fredericton New Brunswick, Canada E3B 1H8

Phone: (506) 457-6900

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 192 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Literacy; Adult Basic Education; Adult Learning; Careers; Job Skills; Workplace Literacy; Assessment; Literacy; Research

This is a "compilation of research on job-related literacy". Topics addressed in the three sections of the document include 'Determining Functional Literacy Demands of Jobs', 'Reducing Discrepancies Between Literacy Skills of Personnel and Literacy Demands of Jobs', and 'Collected Papers on Functional Literacy'. The document may also be accessed from the NALD website at

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