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ERIC Number: EJ833485
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-2891
Assessing the Literacy Skills of Adult Immigrants and Adult English Language Learners
Wrigley, Heide Spruck; Chen, Jing; White, Sheida; Soroui, Jaleh
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n121 p5-24 Spr 2009
This chapter examines the characteristics and performance of adult immigrants and adult English language learners on the National Assessment of Adult Literacy. These factors are related to key social outcomes such as involvement in the labor force, income, and welfare participation, and the data reported can be used in making decisions about program planning, as well as in implementation of adult ESOL programs and services. (Contains 6 tables and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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