ERIC Number: ED307379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Adult Literacy. Trends and Issues Alerts.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.
This document begins with an overview of trends and issues in the area of adult literacy. This overview briefly addresses: the number of adult illiterates, the costs of adult illiteracy, adult illiteracy as a barrier to increasing U.S. competitiveness, efforts that have focused on adult illiteracy, the issues that have surfaced, and recommendations to reduce adult illiteracy. A list follows of resources that provide information about adult literacy. Print resources available from ERIC are listed by author, with title, place of publication and publisher or source, date, and ED or EJ number. Similar information is provided for several non-ERIC print resources. In addition, a listing is provided of organizations that can be contacted for further information. Addresses and telephone numbers are included. (YLB)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.