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Becoming Literate About Literacy

Author(s):
Barton, Paul E.
Publication Year:
1994
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
33
Subject/Key Words:
Adult Literacy Literacy National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS)

Abstract

This Policy Information Report is based on the results of the National Adult Literacy Survey, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics through a contract with Educational Testing Service. This brief volume provides highlights from that survey, including actual examples of what tasks adults can perform at each level of prose, document, and quantitative literacy. Results are also presented for demographic subgroups of adults.

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