Description - Review of Adult Learning and Literacy by John P. Comings
Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 6, is the newest volume in a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices in the field of adult literacy and learning. Each Review opens with an overview of significant recent developments in the field of adult literacy during the previous year, followed by a set of chapters presenting in-depth reviews of research and best practices on topics of high interest to the field. Volume 6 includes chapters on: Demographic change and low-literacy Americans; The role of vocabulary in Adult Basic Education; Implications of research on spelling for Adult Basic Education; Issues in teaching speaking skills to adult ESOL learners; The preparation and stability of the Adult Basic Education teaching workforce; The adult literacy system in Ireland; and Broad-based organizing as a vehicle for promoting adult literacy.
The Review of Adult Learning and Literacy serves as the journal of record for the field and is an essential resource for all stakeholders who need to know what research can reveal about how best to serve adult learners.
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