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ERIC Number: EJ813064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 31
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1747-938X
Evaluation of Adult Literacy Education in the United States: A Review of Methodological Issues
Shi, Yan; Tsang, Mun C.
Educational Research Review, v3 n2 p187-217 2008
This is a critical review of methodological issues in the evaluation of adult literacy education programs in the United States. It addresses the key research questions: What are the appropriate methods for evaluating these programs under given circumstances. It identifies 15 evaluation studies that are representative of a range of adult literacy contexts at various evaluation levels; and reviews each study regarding evaluation designs, data sources, learner assessment tools, and indicators of program effectiveness. It summarizes methodological lessons learned regardi toolsng the evaluation of adult literacy education and identifies areas for further research. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States