ERIC Number: ED437580
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
The Outcomes and Impacts of Adult Literacy Education in the United States. Appendix A: Abstracts of Studies Reviewed.
The outcomes and impacts of adult literacy education in the United States were examined through a qualitative assessment of the pertinent research conducted since the late 1960s. A comprehensive literature search was used to identify; the most credible outcomes and impacts studies, and case studies were prepared for these. This document contains the abstracts of 46 studies used in this assessment. Each abstract begins with the following bibliographic information: author(s) or institution(s) or editor(s); year of publication; title; publisher; and ERIC Document Reproduction Service Number, if applicable. The body of the abstract is divided into the following categories: purpose; variables; population; design; data collection; instrumentation; findings; strengths; and weaknesses. (YLB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Programs, Educational Research, Literacy Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Workplace Literacy
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Boston, MA.
Note: For the primary report, see ED 431 870.