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Work force education or literacy development: which road should adult education take?

Series or Serial: ERIC Digest No. 193

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 1998

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus OH 43210

Phone: 800-848-4815

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Literacy; Basic Skills; Employment

The digest examines reviews recent literature on work force development as a goal of adult literacy. Included are the current context of federal legislation, what learners themselves want from education, and the results of research on welfare-to-work programs. References are given.

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