Improving adult literacy instruction : options for practice and research / Committee on Learning Sciences: Foundations and Applications to Adolescent and Adult Literacy, Alan M. Lesgold and Melissa Welch-Ross, Editors, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies.
This report examines the research on literacy development, including neurobiology, instructional design, motivation and technology use, and makes recommendations for literacy instruction for adult basic education. Focusing on individuals ages 16 and older who are not in K-12 education, it identifies factors that affect literacy development in adolescence and adulthood and examines their implications for strengthening literacy instruction for this population. It also discusses technologies that show promise for supporting adult literacy learners. A resource for curriculum developers, federal agencies, literacy program administrators, educators, and funding agencies.
- ISBN: 9780309219594 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xv, 417 pages ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, 2012.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-383).
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|Subject:||Functional literacy > United States.
Elementary education of adults > United States.
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