The National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) is a household survey conducted periodically by the Department of Education that evaluates the literacy skills of .
With an emphasis on tracking multi-year trends in the field, we ask about services provided, student and instructor demographics, instructional methods, and funding sources., Read articles about adult literacy and adult education. Blog posts include adult literacy facts, stories from the field, tutor tips, and more.
Feb 01, 2016 · Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. AHRQ-funded researchers have developed four tools to measure an aspect of health literacy—individuals' reading comprehension in a medical context. This page includes two new tools that allow direct.
Measuring Adult Literacy Students’ Reading Skills Using the Gray Oral Reading Test. Fourteen percent of the adult population has difficulty with most adult printed materials while close to another 29% of the adult population has difficulty with any reading task that is not very basic (Kutner, Greenberg, Jin, Boyle, Hsu, & Dunleavy, 2007).Therefore, a significant number of adults in the Cited by: 19.
Under the auspices of BOTA, the Committee on Performance Levels for Adult Literacy was formed as an interdisciplinary panel of 17 members with expertise in the areas of adult education and adult literacy, economics, educational measurement and standard setting, law, political science, and sociology.