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Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2006
This publication reviews and summarizes the findings of the major benchmark studies and reports in adult literacy--beginning with the University of Texas' Adult Performance Level Study of 1977 and continuing through the 2006 NAAL survey results, A First Look at the Literacy of America's Adults in the 21st Century.
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Educational Research, Benchmarking, Competence
Beaulieu, Paul – Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2006
This bibliography was compiled for the 2006 Summer Institute at The Centre for Literacy-"Accountability and Public Trust: Restoring the Balance." The selections include lectures, research studies, policy papers, and government documents that describe and analyze recent concepts of accountability in the context of government funding in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Trust (Psychology), Financial Support
Elliott, Claire – Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2005
This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy's 2005 Summer Institute: "Adult Basic Education & Literacy, Media and Technology." The references and annotations point to relevant research, project, strategy and evaluation reports that describe and analyze the current and future influences of changing technologies on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Influence of Technology, Annotated Bibliographies
Elliott, Claire – Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2004
This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy's 2004 Summer Institute: "Adult Basic Education: Impact of Policy on Practice: International Perspectives". The references and annotations point to relevant research studies, advocacy papers, and government documents that describe and discuss the role that policy plays in shaping…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Annotated Bibliographies
Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2002
This bibliography has been prepared in support of "The Centre for Literacy's 2002 Summer Institute: Math for Learning, Math for Life." The references and annotations refer to research and resources specific to topics in adult numeracy teaching and learning. Keywords have been assigned and a keyword index prepared to help readers identify…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numeracy, Adults, Cognitive Ability
Centre for Literacy, 2000
Television has been seen by some as an enemy of literacy and by others as a tool for enhancing literacy. It has been used to arouse public awareness through national campaigns, to instruct in basic skills, and to motivate potential learners to seek education. According to the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), adults with limited literacy…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Adult Literacy, Television, Foreign Countries
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United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1911
This bulletin describes the publications of the Bureau of Education which at the time of its compilation (October 1911) are available for free distribution by this office. Requests for titles from this list will be filed as long as the publications desired continue to be in stock, but it should be understood that the supply of many especially…
Descriptors: Position Papers, Annual Reports, Government Publications, Bibliographies