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ERIC Number: ED068764
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
Pages: 49
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Illiteracy as an Impediment to Production: An Empirical Investigation.
Qutub, Ishaq Y.; And Others
Report of a pioneer study comparing social and economic impact of illiteracy with that produced by literacy, and identifying trends and necessary modifications in current literacy program in order to increase its effectiveness in economic and social development is presented. Questionnaires were administered through personal interviews in both agricultural and industrial sectors. Results show that literacy can be considered among important variables in measuring change; there is need for educational materials and aids relevant to production in agriculture as well as in industry, and for modification of current literacy programs. (NF)
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Authoring Institution: Regional Centre for Functional Literacy in Rural Areas for the Arab States (ASFEC), Sirs-El-Layyan, Menoufia (Egypt).