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Kirsch, Irwin S.; Mosenthal, Peter B. – Reading Research Quarterly, 1990
Identifies critical variables that underlie young adults' performance on document literacy tasks from the National Assessment of Educational Progress's Young Adult Literacy study. Argues that the variables identified and document grammar developed could help improve the usability of documents, assist readers in understanding documents, and develop…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Educational Assessment, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research