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Learning and coping strategies used by learning disabled students participating in adult basic education and literacy programs: a final report

Publisher: Penn State University

Published At: University Park, PA

Date Published: 1987

Distributor: Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Adult Basic Education and Penn State University, The College of Education, Adult Education Program

Source Address: 220 Rackley Building

Source City/State/Zip: University Park Pennsylvan 16802

Material Type: Descriptive/Project Description

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Adult Basic Education; Literacy Education; Learning Strategies

Abstract:
Report of a project intended to identify the learning and coping strategies used by learning disabled adults for reading, spelling, and specific life-skills oriented reading/writing tasks. Findings are presented in the following areas: (1) motivations for participating in basic education or literacy programs; (2) perceived learning strengths and self-planned learning projects; (3) strategies used, and (4) social support networks.

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