Literacy for the Twenty-First Century: Research, Policy, Practices, and the National Adult Literacy Survey

Synopsis

Describing in-depth empirical investigations of factors related to adults' literacy skills, Literacy for the 21st Century summarizes the National Adult Literacy Survey. Conducted in 1992, the NALS is the largest assessment ever conducted on adults' literacy skills and has significant implications for educational practices at the turn of the century.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • M. Cecil Smith
  • Stephen Reder
  • Irwin S. Kirsch
  • Adam Walinsky
  • Alice Johnson
  • M. Cecil Smith
  • Stephen Reder
  • Irwin S. Kirsch
  • Adam Walinsky
  • Alice Johnson
  • Andrew Hartman
  • Jeremy D. Finn
  • Susan B. Gerber
  • Lynn Friedman
  • Ernest Davenport
  • Richard L. Venezky
  • David Kaplan
  • Joseph Howard
  • Wayne S. Obetz
  • Susan A. Vogel
  • Flora V. Rodríguez-brown
  • Maureen A. Meehan
  • Joanne R. Nurss
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1998