ERIC Number: EJ405069
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Exploring Document Literacy: Variables Underlying the Performance of Young Adults.
Kirsch, Irwin S.; Mosenthal, Peter B.
Reading Research Quarterly, v25 n1 p5-30 Win 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 tests with predictable characteristics. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
IES Cited: ED451383; EJ646492; ED377325; EJ646491