ERIC Number: EJ440671
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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An Assessment of the Educational Needs and Interests of Older, Low-Literate Adults.
Forlizzi, Lori A.
Adult Literacy and Basic Education, v14 n3 p204-11 1990
Interviews with 11 older adults (most with less than 8 years' schooling) found that (1) they get help with most writing and reading needs or avoid tasks that cause problems; (2) current reading and writing are mainly for pleasure; and (3) all expressed interest in using computers to improve reading and writing. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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